In captivity, squirrels need to eat a different kind of foods to get maximum nutrition. Mixtures of vegetables such as green beans, carrots, and romaine lettuce and fruits such as bananas and apples are great foods.
For protein, you can attempt mealworms and insects. Parrot nourishment is also prescribed as it as a decent assortment of seeds. Calcium supplements are exceedingly prescribed.
There are various types of powders and tablets accessible. Squirrels teeth develop constantly, so they need a lot of biting material. Hard minstrel and vast bones are perfect. Keep your squirrel constantly supplied with water in either an overwhelming dish or a water bottle.
The smallest cage size to keep in the between of one and three flying squirrels is two feet long by two feet tall by one foot deep. You should get a wire cage as opposed to a glass cage so they can climb and get more air dissemination. They will require a nest confine the cage to sleep in. Put the nest box at the highest point of the cage because flying squirrels love to be up high. Bedding material made out of cotton should be used in the crate. Try not to use
anything containing rayon or polyester.
At the base of the cage, you should have some rodent litter. Try not to use cedar or pine shavings, however. These can cause respiratory problems. They will also require a water bottle and a running wheel. Hamster wheels are too small, so you should get an eleven-inch ferret wheel.