can hamsters eat honey bunches of oats

Can Hamsters Eat Honey Bunches of Oats?

Honey Bunches of Oats is a cold cereal by Post Holdings.

They were created by lifelong Post employee Vernon J. Herzing by mixing several Post’s cereals together.

Honey Bunches of Oats were introduced to markets in 1989 after three years of development.

The cereal is made up of three kinds of flakes and oat clusters baked with a hint of honey.

The ingredients of the cereal are;

  • corn,
  • whole grain wheat,
  • sugar,
  • whole grain rolled oats,
  • brown sugar,
  • vegetable oil (canola or sunflower oil),
  • rice flour,
  • wheat flour,
  • malted barley flour,
  • salt, rice,
  • whey (from milk),
  • honey,malted corn
  • barley syrup,
  • caramel color,
  • artificial flavor,
  • annato extract (color). (source)

Other varieties have almonds or fruits added into the mix.

So can hamsters eat honey bunches of oats?

No they can’t unfortunately. It is far too sweet for them to eat.