Can rabbits eat bananas, cucumbers and cauliflower? Here are the foods your pet can and can’t eat – iNews

There are estimated to be just under one million pet rabbits in the UK which means lots of tiny, buck-toothed mouths to feed.

But what exactly can they eat?

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While the bulk of their feeding can be made up of hay and pellets, it’s nice to throw some other things into the mix now and then – both as a treat and to ensure they’re getting a wide range of nutrients.

Here’s a few guidelines to keep you right.

Strawberries make good rabbit treats, though only in moderation. Picture: Shutterstock

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Pretty much any fruit will make a good sweet treat, though the high sugar content means it should only be given in moderation.

It’s also important to remove any pips or stones that could become choking hazards.

Bananas, apples, strawberries and raspberries have all proven a hit.

However, acidic fruits like oranges should be avoided as rabbit digestive