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 Neufchâtel. 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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