can rabbits eat cream cheese

Can Rabbits eat Cream Cheese?

Cream cheese is a soft, mild-tasting fresh cheese with a high fat content.

Cream cheese is not naturally matured and is meant to be consumed fresh, and so it differs from other soft cheeses such as Brie and Neufch√Ętel. It is more comparable in taste, texture and production methods to Boursin and Mascarpone.

So can rabbits eat cream cheese at all?

Lets take a look here at its nutritional data, in particular, its calcium, sugar, calcium, phosphorus, sodium, fat, and fibre content is of particular interest.

Total Fat 34 g 52%
Saturated fat 19 g 95%
Polyunsaturated fat 1.4 g
Monounsaturated fat 9 g
Cholesterol 110 mg 36%
Sodium 321 mg 13%
Potassium 138 mg 3%
Total Carbohydrate 4.1 g 1%
Dietary fiber 0 g 0%
Sugar 3.2 g
Protein 6 g 12%
Vitamin A 26%
Vitamin C 0%
Calcium 9%
Iron 2%
Vitamin D 6%
Vitamin B-6 0%
Vitamin B-12 3%
Magnesium 2%

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As you can see cream cheese contains an extraordinary amount of fat, which means it is a definite no no for bunnies. It is definitely a food to avoid giving to bunnies.

Originally posted 2015-01-18 22:04:32.

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