Ten things to know on pet rabbits
“For April, BlogPaws celebrates Small Pet Appreciation Month. So all you bunny, chicks, hamster, rabbit, gerbil, ferret, fish, gecko, bird, and other small pet parents: This one’s for you!”
As a family we adopted our first rabbit, after both of our beloved dogs died within six months of each other. No way could we replace 16 years of loving attachment, fun, care-taking and adventure with Dawn and Nabisco.
Nabisco, Alex & Dawn siblings three
As a mom, I knew our child needed an animal to love. I needed an animal to love too. Something about waking up to give care, feeding, giving fresh water and love to an animal remains essential to my peace and happiness.
We learned a great deal about house rabbits.
- House rabbits often live 10 years or more.
- Rabbit healthy diet requires feeding 90% Timothy hay or Orchard grass.
- Feed daily, limited herbs and bites of vegetables.
- Rabbits take to litter box training fast.
- Rabbits can die of fright.
- Rabbits bones tend to be easily broken.
- Rabbits love to play and to interact with people.
- Rabbits to protect against cancer spayed or neutered.
- Not related to rats, rabbits are Lagomorphs.
- Rabbits teeth grow, therefore must cut hay and wood daily.
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