can hamsters eat kitten food

Can Hamsters Eat Kitten Food?

Kitten food is specialist cat food which is made especially for the diets of kittens.

There are many different types of kitten food either dry food or meat.

Kittens have requirements for their specific dietary nutrients.

Certain nutrients, including many vitamins and Amino acids are degraded by the temperatures, pressures and chemical treatments used during manufacture.

Hence they must be added after manufacture to avoid nutritional deficiency. (source)

So can hamsters eat kitten food?

A few pieces of dry food are fine for them.

They can’t eat the meat that is made for kittens though as it is not good for them.