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Compost Heap

I am looking after a hampster and wondered if the sawdust+ bedding + food remains which I bag up when cleaning out the cage, could be put on the compost heap ( which is a black bin with a lid ) or might the waste food(dry) encourage rats?


  • Ive had hamsters, guinea pigs and rabbits and ive always put the stuff in the compost bin. Mix it well in with all the green compost. Never had any rats. I  have 3 cats which bring in plenty of mice that come from the lady next door who has chickens. Lennie is a good mouser and always leaves a bit for me to clear up. How kind.

  • Trish3Trish3 Posts: 13

    Thanks Maud, will do as you suggest.

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