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Can Hamsters Eat Fruit?

Can Hamsters Have Fruit? If you are a mammal, there is a pretty good chance that you love sweet foods—so far, every mammal we have studied has shown a taste for sugary sweet treats, with cats being the only exception. Though our love of sweet-tasting foods probably helped us survive

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Can Dogs Eat Turkey?

Can Dogs Have Turkey? Chickens are the most widely consumed land animals in the United States, but their larger, more festive cousins are a common feature in the Standard American Diet, too—the average American ate sixteen pounds of turkey meat in 2012. Every Thanksgiving, we as a nation eat 46

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Can Dogs Eat Tuna?

Can Dogs Have Tuna? Though our favorite lunch staples were peanut butter and jelly sandwiches and dinosaur-shaped chicken nuggets when we were children, we were accustomed to eating tuna sandwiches on those days when our parents were feeling more health-conscious. Fish is not renowned for being one of the most

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Can Dogs Eat Sweet Potatoes?

Can Dogs Have Sweet Potatoes? Though most of our favorite fruits make us think of endless summer days (pineapples, mangoes, peaches, kiwis, etc), many of our favorite vegetables scream fall—especially the orange ones. When the days grow colder and the leaves begin to change color, we break out the orange

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Can Cats Eat Cookies?

Can Cats Have Cookies? As adults, some of us pride ourselves in our sophisticated dessert tastes—we reach for custard-filled eclairs, decadent fruit pies, and tiramisu whenever we find ourselves at a dessert buffet, we order the most complicated-sounding ice cream flavor every time we set foot inside of an ice

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Can Cats Eat Chili?

Can Cats Have Chili? When the weather turns cold and rainy as the seasons change, we find ourselves reaching for warm, gooey comfort foods instead of the crisp cold meals of summer. For many of us, this means foods like soups, stews, hot cereals, and, of course, big bowls of

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Can Cats Eat Catnip?

Can Cats Have Catnip? When we search for ways to treat our furry friends, we often go for their favorite foods—dogs love peanut butter, apples, and carrots, hamsters and rabbits love any sweet, juicy fruits we can offer them, and rats love anything even slightly edible. For cats, however, there

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Can Rabbits Eat Rhubarb?

Can Rabbits Have Rhubarb? When most of us think of our favorite pies, we picture pastries filled with fruits: blackberries, blueberries, strawberries (or a mix of all three!), apples, peaches, lemons and limes, bananas, cherries, and, yes, even pumpkins. Other common pie fillings that don’t even make us bat an

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Can Rabbits Eat Red Peppers?

Can Rabbits Have Red Peppers? Medical professionals, personal trainers, health teachers, and fitness magazines are constantly telling us to eat the rainbow. Because we have such sweet teeth, many of us use fruit as a way to consume as many colors as possible—after all, you can knock out three or

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