Archive for November, 2010

Stamps for Rabbit Rescues

Monday, November 29th, 2010
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I work up this morning to my first Christmas card of the year and snow! With only four weeks or so until Christmas we’re entering the busiest time of the year for the postal system. What does that have to do with rabbits you are probably wondering… well many charities including lots of rabbit rescues […]

Bunny Proofing… Again

Monday, November 22nd, 2010
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Rabbit proofing is a continual process with Scamp (and I’m sure he’s not unique). The bin and potatoes are now securely protected by a new cupboard door. But, that meant adding a couple of vents so the potatoes didn’t get too toasty shut in a cupboard near the cooker. We got some round plastic push […]

Rabbit Sticks

Saturday, November 13th, 2010
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Chew sticks often get ignored in favour of less suitable wood like furniture and skirting. Hanging up chew sticks where your rabbit likes to chew is a great way to distract them and save your woodwork.

Gypsy

Monday, November 8th, 2010
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We had Gypsy put to sleep on Friday. The tumour had grown noticeably in just five days and she had lost all her bounce. Trying to draw it out a few more weeks wasn’t worth it if she was going to spend them miserable. Gypsy came to us from Bobtails Rabbit Rescue a month short […]

Monitoring Your Rabbits Weight

Wednesday, November 3rd, 2010
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I should think most owners worry “Is my rabbit too fat?” or “Is my rabbit to thin?” at some point. Rabbits’ weight can be quite difficult to judge as their fluffy coats hide their shape well. I thought Gypsy was looking a little thin, which is unusual as her lionhead fluff generally makes her look […]