Can rats eat fruit? What fruits are safe for rats to eat?

Rats love fruit, and many fruits are healthy treats for rats!  Here are some fruits that rats like which are safe for them to eat:

  • Melons.  Watermelon, cantelope, honeydew melon.
  • Seedless Grapes or raisins
  • Apple, including the skin if it is washed, but not the seeds or stem.
  • Seedless berries.  Blueberries, strawberries.  But avoid berries with seeds that they can choke on like blackberries.
  • Most pitted fruits.  Peach, plum, apricot.  But do not give them the pits