Archive for October, 2010

Rabbit Food – Don’t Believe the Marketing

Saturday, October 30th, 2010
On the left a wild rabbit’s diet on the right pet rabbits. In general, a pet rabbit’s diet should include a large amount of hay or grass, a moderate amount of other fresh plants and only a small amount of commercial dry food.

Rabbit food manufacturers inundate us with colourful labels that promise to keep our rabbit happy and healthy by providing foods that are ‘complete’, ‘natural’ and ‘full of vitamins’ but some foods are much to low in fibre and some companies don’t even mention the need to feed grass or hay (the most natural and important component of a rabbits diet).

RSPCA Rabbit Welfare Survey

Sunday, October 24th, 2010
survey

Take the RSPCA Big Rabbit Survey and help provide information on rabbit ownership and welfare in the UK.

Rabbit Boxes

Saturday, October 23rd, 2010
rabbit run shelter

Rabbits love boxes, they make great hiding places and are also a good way of adding an extra level to their housing.

Halloween Rabbits

Saturday, October 16th, 2010
Wizard Rabbit

It’s a little early for Halloween yet, but it is creeping up. I’ve been getting ready by drawing some Halloween bunnies for my Cafepress shop. When I’m drawing I start with a pencil sketch, then ink the drawing with a pen, then scan it and do some computer wizardry to trace the lines and remove […]

More Rabbit Toys: Paper Tunnels

Saturday, October 2nd, 2010
rabbit tunnel

The best bunny toys are free. Here are instructions to make a paper tunnel for your rabbit.