How do you litter train a rabbit?

rabbit sitting on desk

Ok, first and foremost here, you need to keep your expectations in check. I’ve taken care of a lot of rabbits, and I’ve never had one that was completely untrainable. That being said, some are better than others. The occasional poop on the floor is totally normal. Only one of mine (ironically the most feral) … Read more

Do rabbits like to cuddle?

rabbit being cuddled

It’s everyone’s dream to have a rabbit that bounces over to sit beside you on the sofa and snuggle up to you. Unfortunately, that’s only the reality for some lucky rabbit parents. I believe that whilst you gain your bunny’s trust, and encourage them to accept pets, it’s almost impossible to change your rabbit’s attitude … Read more

Do house rabbits make good pets?

lionhead rabbit

Er, of course they do. House rabbits make awesome pets. Seriously though, rabbits are just as good a pet as a cat or dog. Better, actually. Why house rabbits are my favourite pets House rabbits really suit my lifestyle. I really love animals but I like weather, so having a rabbit that I can exercise … Read more

Is it normal for rabbits to fight?

two rabbits in a planter

It’s very normal for rabbits to fight. Even a bonded pair may have the odd little scuffle, and two rabbits meeting for the first time will probably have a fight (big or small) to sort out who’s dominant. Do rabbits fight in the wild? Rabbit fights look (and can be) brutal – think fur flying … Read more

Why is my rabbit shaking their head?

rabbit and stuffed rabbit toy

Right, I’m starting off this post on a slightly scary note, so I want to assure you before you run screaming to the vet, that my rabbit is a head shaker. She does it to tell everyone that zoomies are soon to be on the agenda, but she likes to leave a 30 second gap … Read more

Why do rabbits need to be neutered?

I’m aware that a lot of people don’t regard neutering small animals to be necessary, but I urge you to neuter your rabbits. Hell, and your dogs and cats too. I don’t agree with breeding animals for pets to the extent that I would prefer that nobody had pets if it meant that none would … Read more

Why did my rabbit stop using the litter box?

Litter training a rabbit is actually pretty simple (depending on the rabbit) in comparison to e.g. house training a dog. A lot of people are unaware that it’s even possible to litter train a rabbit, never mind that it’s actually pretty simple. Please note that the level to which you can train a bunny varies … Read more

Are rabbits ok living alone?

grey and white rabbit

This article doesn’t intend to shame anyone for only keeping one bunny. Some rabbits genuinely prefer to be on their own. I’ve had single buns before – once because her mate died a couple of years before she did, and another that was too aggressive for a mate. Eventually, we were hoping to bond her … Read more

Do rabbits understand kisses?

2 rabbits grooming each other

Haha, I bet non-rabbit people think we’re WEIRD. I think rabbits do understand kisses, but not all rabbits like them. I’ve not had my current bunnies for long enough to kiss them. They were surrendered to a rescue, and they’re pretty terrified of humans, and I’m sure my big head coming right at them won’t … Read more