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

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

Why does my rabbit always have One Ear up?

Rabbit ears are incredible things. I mean, beyond the obvious (they’re really, really good at hearing, though listening is a different thing altogether) they’re just really good pieces of kit. One of my favourite thing about bunny ears is helicopter ears, which is the one ear up, one ear down thing. I don’t know why … Read more

How Do I Make My Rabbit Not Scared of Me?

I know, I know, I’ve said it a million times, but here we go again: rabbits are prey animals. They’re naturally weary, skittish, and scared of animals a good ten times their size. But it can be a bit annoying when you’ve done nothing but love your bunny and they still act like you’re about … Read more

Can Rabbits Miss You?

Rabbits can definitely miss you. Like you as a person, not just the Bringer of Food. It’s just that mine don’t. They literally dgaf. In fact, we got them during lockdown – March 2021 – and i think they were relieved when we returned to work three months later. Do rabbits recognise their owners? Yes, … Read more