Are guinea pigs allowed to have cake?
Although it can be great fun to feed your cavies sweet treats such as chocolate and cake, the fact is that often your pet won’t enjoy them all that much, and can also become ill and overweight because of them.
What desserts can guinea pigs have?
Here are some of our favorites recipes for guinea pigs.
- Cucumber-Melon Biscuits. ½ cup Timothy guinea pig pellets, blitzed in a blender until crushed*
- Sweet & Sour Oat Balls. ½ green apple, grated.
- Hay Crumbles.
- Fruit & Veggie Delights.
- Festive Cavy Cookies.
Can guinea pigs eat chocolate?
Chocolate Guinea pigs cannot eat chocolate or candy of any kind. They are sensitive to the quantity of sugar that they digest. Naturally, they do not eat many things that have almost any sugar. It is safest for them to avoid synthetic sugars.
What foods are best for guinea pigs?
The preferred basic diet for guinea pigs is unlimited amounts of Timothy or other low-calcium hay, supplemented with smaller amounts of a commercial, high-fiber, Timothy-hay based guinea pig pellets. Vitamin C (see below) should be given each day. Hay should be offered free-choice throughout the day.
Can guinea pigs eat cooked broccoli?
Can Guinea Pigs Eat Broccoli Stems? Guinea pigs can eat the any parts of the broccoli! The stem, florets, and the stalk are enjoyed by guinea pigs and will also help to maintain their dental health by helping them keep their teeth at a healthy length.
Can guinea pigs eat apples?
Other foods that are good to fed guinea pigs a few times a week include broccoli, cabbage, endive, carrot tops, Brussels sprouts, kale, silver beet, mint, and fruits such as apples (but with no seeds), mango, and papaya.
Can guinea pigs eat peanut butter?
Peanut butter should never be given to guinea pigs – not even as a rare treat. The thick texture makes it a choking hazard. Guinea pigs can’t easily digest the fat, sugar, and preservatives in peanut butter. Additionally, the calories and additives will make make guinea pigs overweight.