Cardboard is a very heavy type of paper that is noted for being more durable and has a stiffer texture.
Cardboard is often used for making boxes that can be used for a variety of things such as packaging food, moving boxes and more.
There are also many different types of cardboard that come in a variety of thicknesses and can be made of different types of paper.
In addition to boxes cardboard can be used for things such as art projects because you can use a cardboard poster that would stand up if needed.
So can gerbils eat cardboard?
Yes, gerbils can chew on cardboard and especially toilet rolls work well for gerbils.
This is a fun object for gerbils to play with and take up little space. Additionally they can be a free item to give to your pet if you already have cardboard in your house from other purchases.