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Old 03-11-2017, 11:37 AM   #1
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I'm making an Easter cadge and was wondering if Easter grass was safe?
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Old 03-11-2017, 12:04 PM   #2
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No, I wouldn't use it as the dye in Easter grass may be harmful for your hamster.
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Old 03-11-2017, 12:07 PM   #3
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Thank you I wasn't too sure
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Old 03-11-2017, 12:48 PM   #4
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It can be fine to use as long as there is no harmful dyes, but most tends to be just colored paper which in general is harmless. As a sole source of bedding, I wouldn't recommend it, but as a bit of extra decoration I'd say it's okay
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Old 03-11-2017, 03:06 PM   #5
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Taped on the outside of a cage would be fine if out of reach I wouldn't use it inside though,as even supposedly nontoxic dyes can be dangerous for hamsters if they're still nontoxic to humans.
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Old 03-11-2017, 06:20 PM   #6
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Why don't you just shred paper yourself and then use a DIY hamster safe dye (, so you can control what goes into it?
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Swifter than the moon's sphere;
And I serve the fairy queen,
To dew her orbs upon the green." (Shakespeare)
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