Can Hamsters Eat Celery?


Many hamster breeders wonder if a hamster can eat celery or not, and is celery good for hamsters or harmful, so I answered all of these questions below.

Can Hamsters Eat Celery ?

Yes, hamsters can eat celery in moderation, celery contains a lot of vitamins and proteins that help hamsters as it contains a good percentage of vitamin C, which the hamster cannot produce naturally, so it needs from an external source also contains vitamin K and A, calcium, phosphorous, iron and magnesium also contains celery It contains a very small percentage of sugars, so it will not cause diarrhea or obesity for the hamster, so celery is one of the best vegetables that you can offer to hamsters, but remember you should give celery in moderation, as only once or twice a week is good.

can hamsters eat celery sticks

I do not advise you to give celery stalks to hamsters because hamsters cannot cut celery stalks and also difficult to digest and may cause hamsters to choke

Is Celery Good For Hamsters?

Yes, celery is very safe for hamsters if you eat it in moderation, as once or twice a week is sufficient. Celery contains many vitamins and proteins that help hamsters, such as calcium that helps strengthen bones


  1. You must cut celery into very small pieces so that the hamster can eat it
  2. Celery should be washed well before you give it to the hamster and it should be fresh
  3. If you gave celery to hamsters and they did not eat it, that indicates that they did not like celery, so you should not give it to them again
  4. I do not recommend that you give celery to young hamsters as it will cause a lot of problems for them
  5. You should give celery to hamsters in a very small amount, and I advise you to give celery once or twice, only in a week.
  6. If you introduce celery to your hamster every day, it will cause many problems such as diarrhea
Hamsters can eat celery, but in moderation, as only once or twice a week celery contains a lot of vitamins and proteins that benefit hamsters. You should cut celery into small pieces when you present it to hamsters. I recommend that you give the hamster the celery stalks.

what can hamsters eat

Hamsters need food daily and the diet should be mainly on vegetables with a very small piece of fruit, but I recommend that you do not give him fruit every day only every two days because the fruit contains a high percentage of sugars that may cause him diarrhea and obesity, also you should give the hamster Food that contains a high percentage of vitamin C because it cannot produce vitamin C naturally, so it needs an external source as well. Food must contain a good percentage of calcium to build and strengthen hamster bones. Also, food should not contain oxalates because it prevents calcium absorption, which may cause bladder stones.

The following foods are safe for your hamster to eat
  1. Lettuce (we recommend)
  2. bananas
  3. carrots
  4. Cauliflower
  5. Grapes
  6. Cucumber
  7. apple
  8. Strawberries
Hamsters are one of the best pets that you can raise in your home, as hamsters do not need much experience in order to raise also they do not need much space in the house also they can eat vegetables and fruits, but there are some vegetables and fruits that may be harmful to him