Moss is a flowerless plant that grows like a mat in shady and damp areas. Moss if often found in shady rain forests. So can hamsters eat moss at all if they find it?
No, it is definitely not safe for a hamster to eat moss and they shouldn’t have it part of their diet at all.
There are a couple reasons why hamsters should not eat moss:
- it can make them sick
- it has no nutritional value for them
- it could contain parasite or bacteria and actually kill them
Therefore you should make sure you hamster never tries to eat moss.
If you are wondering what types of foods your hamsters can safely eat check out this useful list of answers.