Why Is My Rabbit fat?

This isn’t a rabbit fat shaming post. It’s intended to help you feed your rabbit the best possible diet whilst also acknowledging that some rabbits are naturally fat. I have a lot of experience with fat rabbits, and it can be a nightmare. We were told that our rabbit had one of the highest levels … Read more

Do Rabbits Have Periods?

Ern no, you won’t have to worry about cleaning up after your rabbit during her….time of the month. Because she doesn’t have a time of the month. Or maybe it’s always her time of the month. Anyway. Rabbits don’t have periods – they are induced ovulators Lucky, eh? Although, I do think scientist should be … Read more

Do Bunnies Need to Be Brushed?

I’m not fastidious about brushing my rabbits often BUT I make sure to groom their coats often, even if only by hand, and, crucially, both of my rabbits are short haired. (Short furred?) I get how cute long-haired rabbit can look, especially super fancy ones like Angora, but before you commit to a rabbit that … Read more

Can i Take My Rabbit In The Car?

Ah, travelling with rabbits. I don’t actually mind travelling with rabbits but oh my GOD make sure the cage is secure before you set off. You don’t want to reach your destination four hours later and discover a new nest has been bunstructed in the bowels of your rear seat. When we had to take … Read more

When to Take A Rabbit to The Vet

I’m one of those annoying people that always tell people to take their rabbit to the vet at the slightest sign of ill health. I know it’s annoying. I know the vet is expensive. But also, I’m not a vet. I’d hate to give advice that didn’t include a vet visit and then find out … Read more

Do Rabbits Need Vet Checkups?

I’m kind of on the fence about vet checkups. My rabbits do get vet checkups, but if i wasn’t also having them vaccinated, I probably wouldn’t religiously stick to a one-yearly checkup. It really depends on your rabbits though. If I had one that wasn’t particularly good at eating their hay, I’d definitely make sure … Read more

Do Bunnies Get Sick Often?

I don’t think bunnies get sick any more or less often than other pets, but like all animals, some are more prone to illness than others, and, er, there’s not a lot you can do about it. Here in the UK (or at least near me) vet care for rabbits is pretty good, and often … Read more

How to Pick up a rabbit

Don’t pick up a rabbit. I’m not joking. They hate it, and they kick and scratch and bite and somehow manage to shoot 50% of their fur up your nose. Some rabbits don’t mind being picked up. Some actually LIKE being picked up. But 9 out of 10 rabbits (this is a figure I made … Read more