What Bugs a Bunny? The Wrong Diet

Friday, June 29th, 2012

The RSPCA have just launched a new campaign: What Bugs a Bunny? The top of the list is too many carrots and not enough grass. Help spread the message about the importance of hay/grass to other bunny owners.

Making Grass Biscuits

Tuesday, May 15th, 2012
eating rabbit treats

For Scamps next batch of treats, I used a grass based mix – here are instructions on how to make your own.

Why Grass/Hay is good for Rabbit’s Teeth

Friday, October 7th, 2011
blade of grass magnified

Look at grass under the microscope to see how its structure helps to wear down rabbit’s teeth and prevent dental disease.

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).

Bunny Money Saving: How much is your lawn worth?

Monday, July 12th, 2010
rabbit grass or hay

How many rabbit owners cut their grass, throw away the clippings, and then go out and buy hay for their rabbit? On the left of the picture is a bowl of grass – I’ve been cutting one each day since the grass started growing this spring. It’s totally free. On the right is a bag […]