Commonly Asked Questions About What Your Rabbit Can and Can't Eat

Carrots? Yes, but in small (1-2 tablespoons) amounts. Can rabbits eat grapes are high in natural sugars so are a rabbit 'treat food'. However, the green top part of the carrot can be fed frequently.

If you are part of the amazingly lucky group of people who own rabbits you will know that there is a wealth of information out there on rabbit care and in particular on feeding your rabbit. However, when it comes to feeding, much of it is general e.g.: rabbits can eat fruit.

As bunny lovers, we know that sometimes you need to know about a specific item. So we've put together a list of some of the most common food (and non-food!) items we get asked about.

So, what do rabbits eat? Can they eat apples? Celery? What about carrots, mushrooms or even nuts? Find out below.

Do rabbits eat...

Apples? Yes, in small quantities (see 'Fruit') but not the pips as they are toxic to bunnies.

Bananas? Yes, refer to 'Fruit' for more details

Basil? Yes, bunnies love basil.

Berries? Yes, refer to 'Fruit' for more details

Bread? Yes but only as a super special treat. Some owners may disagree with this but bread can be used as an extra treat for example when toilet training. Just don't let it become a habit as while it is not harmful to buns in small doses it is definitely not on the 'regular food' list.

Broccoli? Yes, but in small amounts. This family of vegetables can produce gases which could upset your bunny's tum.

Bugs? No. Rabbits are vegetarians so don't eat other animals.

Cabbage? Yes, but as with broccoli just in very small amounts.

Posted in Entertainment News on February 05 at 03:05 PM

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