Archive for December, 2009

Best Thing About Christmas (if you’re a rabbit)

Saturday, December 26th, 2009

The rabbit’s favourite thing about Christmas has to be the big pile of veg. Although even Scamp isn’t that keen on brussel sprouts! That’s carrot, sprouts and parsnip, then there is broccoli today to add to that. The parsnips are home-grown, my first try at parsnips, so we saved them for Christmas. It dig take […]

Scamp in the Snow

Monday, December 21st, 2009

Snow is a great enrichment opportunity for rabbits to dig and forage; but, my garden is not Scamp proof. So, if the bunny can’t go to the snow, the snow has to come to the bunny. Cue one washing up bowl full of snow, laced with rabbit food…

Scamp’s New Box

Sunday, December 20th, 2009

Rabbits, even those safe indoors, need a place to hide in case something scary happens. Scamp’s is an A4 paper box. My dad brings him new ones regularly from work, as he likes to customise them until there’s no walls left to hold the lid up. After much faffing about I managed to get a […]

New Litter Tray

Tuesday, December 15th, 2009

Scamp got a new litter tray today. Unfortunately the customisations he had made to his old one made it a bit impractical as a litter tray. High sided tray with no corners anyone? It’s not too bad though, his new washing up bowl.. err litter tray.. was only £1.60 at Tesco.  It is exactly like […]

Hay v. Staw

Friday, December 11th, 2009

I had an email about the difference between hay and straw earlier this week. It’s a topic that confuses a lot of people. Hay Hay is fed to rabbits as a substitute for fresh grass. It is grass that has been cut and left to dry. Good hay should be green and smell sweet, not […]