Wednesday, March 23, 2016

Want an Easter bunny?

Real, live pet bunnies are a commitment for 10-12 years or more. They need companionship, unlimited hay and fresh water, vet care, toys, hidey places, a bunny-proofed environment, and lots of space to run around and exercise (in your house) for at least 4-5 hours a day.
Pet bunnies are cute, fragile and expensive.
They poop (a lot), chew wood and wires, and may not like to be picked up or to cuddle.

If you really want a bunny (or better, a bonded pair), educate yourself (like at an HRS Bunny 101 and 201 course).
Then adopt - don't shop.
To learn about bunnies and local HRS chapters:

As for Easter, get a stuffed bunny toy or candy bunny. A live animal is not an impulse purchase or to be ignored, abandoned or thrown out after the kids lose interest. For many reasons, a rabbit needs an adult to care for it and to supervise children around it.

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