As the name of the food makes clear, cat food is commercially made for the consumption by cats.
Depending on the cat food you get there are different types of nutritional elements and dietary requirements added to the cat food to make it good for their health.
Cat food can come as a dry product or also a wet one. Cat food is often sold in grocery stores and pet stores alike.
Since cats have become a very popular pet cat food has become a big market as many people require cat food for their pet.
So can hamsters eat cat food?
No, they cannot eat cat food at all.
Cat food as the name implies is designed specifically for a cat diet and therefore is not good for a hamster and cannot be consumed by them.