Can You Keep A Rabbit In An Apartment?

Rabbits can make great apartment pets! They’re small, quiet (kinda), and they don’t smell! Many people still consider rabbits as being strictly outside pets, but I would consider them strictly inside pets. I occasionally let them run (supervised) in the garden, but they can absolutely live indoors 100% of the time. Mine don’t even leave … Read more

Do Rabbits Need to Eat Grass?

No, but it’s a great, cost effective addition to their diet. They’ll still need hay though. When I was a kid, our rabbits used to eat a lot of grass. We’d pick swathes of it for them every morning. But it was more of a cost thing – why pay for veggies when the grass … Read more

Do House Rabbit Repellants Work?

In short, it depends on your rabbit. Some are completely unfazed by them and will continue chewing regardless, others are horrified by the foul new smell/taste and will henceforth leave your baseboards alone. Rabbit repellants shouldn’t be used instead of proper rabbit proofing. The general rule of thumb to follow is that if you don’t … Read more

Do rabbits like being chased?

Please don’t chase your rabbits unless you’re sure that’s what they’re after. I don’t have a tonne of experience here – only one of my rabbits LOVED to be chased (to the point that she’d draw blood until we chased her) – but if I’d have read her body language earlier maybe she’d have calmed … Read more

How long does it take a rabbit to recover from head tilt?

It depends. Some rabbits can recover in a few days, others take months. There are various factors that influence the timeline here, but I want to really hammer that fact that it doesn’t really matter. If your rabbit hasn’t recovered within the two weeks that is the norm for recovery times, it doesn’t mean they … Read more

What is EC (e. Cuniculi) in house rabbits?

E. Cuniculi is a parasite that can cause head tilt, paralysis and even death in pet rabbits. It can be a terrifying thing to witness in your rabbit. I know, because two of mine have had bad cases of it. So I’m going to start by saying that both of them survived it, despite one … Read more

Do house rabbits chew wires?

Yes, yes they do. And here’s the important thing that I need you to understand: if you have a bunny that likes to chew wires, you CAN’T train it out of them. Ok, ‘can’t’ probably isn’t true. Some rabbit could probably learn not to chew wires, BUT chewing is part of being a rabbit. It’s … Read more

How much do pet rabbits weigh?

As rabbit owners, it’s important to keep an eye on our rabbits’ weight. But it’s not that easy. For a start, there are many shapes and sizes of rabbits. Your rabbit’s sex and age can affect their weight. And that’s before we hit the real issue: how to get your rabbit to stay still long … Read more