How Many Days Can A Rabbit go Without Hay?

There is no right answer to this question (other than ‘ideally none), but consider this: How long could you live without eating fruit, veg and whole grains? The answer is, er, ages. Years, in fact. I have no doubt that there are thousands of people that go their whole lives without eating fruit, veg and … Read more

How Do You Brush A Rabbit That Doesn’t Like To Be Held?

Firstly, don’t hold your bunny whilst it’s being brushed. You’re making it harder. Very few rabbits like to be held. Very few like to be brushed. I don’t think I’ve ever met any that liked to be held AND brushed. The solution is kind of simple but also not easy, and it’s to not hold … Read more

How to Clean A Stray Rabbit

Cleaning rabbits isn’t as straightforward as cleaning a dog. I know that most dogs don’t enjoy being bathed, but rabbits like to go that bit farther, but being so afraid of baths that they can literally have a heart attack and die. Most of the time, this isn’t an issue. Rabbits tend to be pretty … Read more

Why Does My Rabbit Rub Their Chin On Me?

This is a weird one, but…they’re marking you. Once your bunny has rubbed you with their chin, you belong to them. Sorry, I don’t make the rules. Personally, I’d be very flattered if one of my bunnies chinned me. It’s never actually happened. They have, however, marked stuff that was mine and then when I’ve … Read more

Why Does My Rabbit Run Away From Me?

First of all, don’t worry if your rabbit runs away from you. It doesn’t mean that they hate you or that you’re a bad owner. I know I say this in every article, but rabbits are prey animals. They’re far less likely to be waiting for you at the door, excited to see you. Get … Read more

DIY Pen For A Stray Rabbit

So, you’ve caught your stray rabbit and fed it. But what do you put it in? Firstly, you don’t need a hutch. In fact, you’re better off with a pen. Please bring the rabbit inside if you can – don’t put it outside in a shed or outhouse unless there is no other option. That … Read more

What Should You Feed A Stray Rabbit?

Imagine you’ve caught a stray rabbit (easier said than done), and you’ve brought it home and now you need to feed it. The answer to what should you feed to all rabbits is hay. It’s the rabbit equivalent of eating their vegetables. Conversely, rabbits eating vegetables is our equivalent of eating the protein/carb portion of … Read more

How Can You Tell If A Bunny Is Stray?

It can be quite difficult to tell if a rabbit is stray, especially here in the UK because our wild rabbits look a lot more like domestic ones than the ones in, for example, the US. Also, there are many people (judging by the volume of Facebook posts on it) that just let their rabbit … Read more

Can You Keep A Stray Rabbit?

If you find a stray domestic rabbit and you can’t locate its owners, legally you can keep it. I’m one of those people that finds animals. You either are one, or you aren’t. Not because you’ve been sprinkled with ‘finds animals’ fairy dust, but because, er, you’re looking for them. Once you’ve found a couple … Read more

How Do You Catch A Stray Rabbit

Catching stray rabbits is either the easiest or hardest thing in the world, depending on the rabbit. I’ve literally picked them up off the ground with my bare hands before. If you’ve never cared for rabbits before, please remember that rabbits are prey animals and EXTREMELY well equipped to hurt you. The ‘prey’ part is … Read more