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My life with a house bunny

by Sandra, guest contributor, Mario's biped • Apr 09 , 2013

When I was a child my animal-loving heart was never allowed to have a dog. My parents got me a rabbit for my ninth birthday as a compromise to the “you want to have a dog but we want you to have fish” conflict. I wanted something furry to play …

Hop to adopt and help us celebrate Adopt-A-Rescued-Rabbit Month! Ever wonder what is involved in caring for a rabbit? Whether to adopt one bun or two? Or just what DOES your bunny’s behavior mean?? Well, join us and Ask the Expert as we host a very special Rabbit Adoption and …

Read Chloe’s story in adopter Susan Gemberling’s own words. When Susan Gemberling of Glenolden, PA, sits down to enjoy her morning cup of coffee, she can anticipate a rather surprising companion: Chloe, her Silver Martin Dwarf Rabbit. “Chloe loves company and can’t wait for you to notice her and pet …

February is Adopt-A-Rescued-Rabbit Month, so today we’re featuring the story of Patch and Peewee. Read the story of Patch (left) and Peewee in Karen’s own words. Patch’s previous family probably started out with good intentions when they bought her at a pet store, but they eventually surrendered her to the …

Adopted bunny Puddin’ turned out to be the perfect companion for a woman with an invisible disability. Sandie Dawley wanted to adopt a pet. The Pawtucket, RI, woman has permanent inner ear nerve damage, making her balance unsteady, and the resulting vertigo keeps her from driving. “It’s an invisible disability, …

Read Eclipse and Nebula’s story in Eclipse’s (above) “own” words. Tara Jernigan’s middle son had wanted a rabbit for years, but his mom told him he would have to wait until he was old enough for 4-H Rabbit Club to get one.  Finally adoption day came. Tara had spotted a …

Mary Lempert’s rabbit Graysie practices her “I’m listening” pose. Mary Lempert is the founder and manager of The Rabbit Advocate. She has served as a rabbit behavior and rehabilitation consultant for the House Rabbit Society, House Rabbit Network and the MSPCA in Massachusetts and, most recently, for the Almost Home …

Read Nadia’s Happy Tail in her adoptive mother’s own words. Can a bunny and a dog be buddies?  In 2008, Linda Parendier and her kids, of Essington, PA, were looking for a pet to complete their family. They already had a 15-year-old American Staffordshire Terrier, Jasmine, and a 9-year-old Chihuahua, …

Mr. Spots‘ adoptive mom, Summer, had never had a rabbit before him. Summer Brennan of Brooklyn, NY, didn’t know much about rabbits, and she thought they always needed to live in a hutch or a cage. Still, she wanted a pet and, since she was allergic to cats, thought a …