Spicy food is great because it gives a ‘kick’ to your food and makes it more flavorful. For some they cannot handle spicy but for other people they can eat extremely spicy food as they have built up a tolerance for hot food over time.
Some of the spices you can put in food to make them spicy include: peppers, chili pepper, curry powder, capsicum, cumin, ginger, coriander and fenugreek.
Depending on the country you live in some cultures tend to eat a lot more spicy foods than others such as Mexico, India and Thailand to name a few countries where spicy food is a regular occurrence in their meals. However many other places such as Canada have less spicy foods or even the United Kingdom.
So can hamsters eat spicy food at all?
No! They cannot eat spicy food at all and it should be completely avoided. The reason being is that they cannot handle spicy food and it will make them sick.
Therefore make sure not to include any spicy foods in your hamsters diet.