can chinchillas eat pasta

Can Chinchillas Eat Pasta?

Pasta is a staple food of traditional italian cuisine. It is commonly used to refer to variety of pasta dishes. It is made of unleavened dough of a drum wheat flour mixed with water and formed into sheets or various shapes, then cooked and served in a number of dishes.

So can chinchillas eat pasta?

Unfortunately they can’t eat cooked pasta at all because they cannot eat cooked food at all. Some owners feed them dried pasta, however it is still not the healthiest food for them to eat as it is full of carbohydrates. So it is a food to avoid giving to them. However, if they were to occasionally nibble on one, they should be fine.

Image “CSIRO ScienceImage 11385 Pasta made from durum wheat” by CSIRO. Licensed under CC BY 3.0 via Wikimedia Commons