10 Things to Know Before You Adopt a Rabbit

Are you currently considering welcoming a rabbit (and two!) into your family? Following cats and dogs, rabbits are indeed the third most common furry pet. However, with distinct care requirements and behaviors, they are not like cats or dogs! Here are ten things you should know before bringing a bunny home.

1 — The average lifespan of a rabbit is 10 to 12 years.

This could be the most crucial thing to understand about rabbits because they require a significant amount of daily and weekly care throughout their lives. Considering how long rabbits live, it’s a lot of work that involves more than simply feeding and cleaning up after them. It’s an especially huge commitment if a rabbit is presented to a child as a pet, then that kid goes off to college and the rabbit becomes the responsibility of the parent or guardian.

2 — Not every bunny gets along.

Before acquiring a second rabbit, the two rabbits should meet on neutral ground to ensure they get along. To decrease aggressive behavior and mating, rabbits confined in the same exercise box or large cage should be spayed or neutered.

3 — They aren’t good pets for children.

Yes, every child would want to have their own little bunny; however, the rabbit might be less delighted with a tiny child as their primary caregiver. As prey animal, rabbits are readily spooked by loud noises or loping motions. Going to pick up rabbits is also prohibited since it may cause them to believe they have been captured by a predator.

4 — Rabbits enjoy chewing.

Rabbits are unable to distinguish between good and bad chewing material. As a result, every portion of a house that your rabbit may access must be rabbit-proof. This means no access to potentially harmful items such as electrical cords, literature, or furniture. Provide your rabbit with something to chew on, such as cardboard boxes, chewing toys, or bunny-safe chew sticks.

5 — Rabbits follow their own timetable.

Rabbits are nocturnal, which implies they sleep both day and night. So, when do they get up? Dawn and dusk! While this is ideal for evening cuddling on the sofa, it may not be ideal for sleeping, particularly when they have free reign of the house. Read More…

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