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Can hamsters and guinea pigs live in the same cage?

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2011-03-16 23:29:09
2011-03-16 23:29:09

Hi i am with NRRF,

which stands for national rodent rescue foundation

no hamsters and guinea pigs can not live in the same cage together because

hamsters are very territorial and can be very aggressive and violent toward the guinea pig.

Not only that but their sleeping patterns are different. Hamsters are awake during the night and guinea pigs during the day.

Also their diet is very different as well. Hamsters mainly subsist on seeds and nuts and guinea pigs mostly on vegetables and timothy hay as well as pellets

also vitamin c here are some veggies that have vitamin c

Turnip Greens 260 mg

Mustard Greens 252 mg

Dandelion Greens 200 mg

Kale 192 mg

Brussels Sprouts 173 mg

Parsley 140 mg

Collard Greens 140 mg

Guavas 125 mg

Beet Greens 100 mg

Broccoli Leaf* 120 mg

Cauliflower 100 mg

Kohlrabi 100 mg

Strawberries 100 mg

Broccoli Florets 87 mg

Spinach 60 mg

Raspberries 60 mg

Rutabaga 52 mg

Orange 50 mg

Cabbage (all leaves and Chinese

cabbage also) 50 mg

So I hope you and your little hamster and guinea pig are okay and that you also did not put them together in the same cage

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