Fact 1: Studies show that the most an important well-being factor for rabbits comes from its owners. Many people do not know enough information about their content. Educational programs and guidelines are designed to solve this problem. One of the main topics about which the owners are little informed, is the theme of “cells are not enough.” The rabbit cage should be sufficient for him to make a free jump, and in in one direction he should be able to make at least three jumps, a sufficient height of the cage will be such when the rabbit able to freely stand upright (rearing). Also rabbits should have regular access to a space that is at least three times larger than a cell.
Fact 2: Rabbits are social animals and in the wild nature live in herds. The domestic rabbit is no different in its social needs from wild brethren therefore not it is recommended that rabbits live alone. This is especially relevant for the “street” rabbit, which does not have so much human attention, like a domestic rabbit.
Fact 3: The rabbit ration is 95% dry and fresh grass – conventional feed such as granules or mixtures – not obligatory, and must be served with fiber-rich hay and grass. Rabbits need rough to stay healthy cellulose. Their body is designed specifically for it. Cellulose also helps them keep their teeth in good condition, as chewing movements help stop tooth overgrowth. As we are, they like to choose food more tasty – therefore it is not good to overfeed fruits and vegetables, as this can lead to indigestion. Greens, dandelion leaves – great products for the rabbit. Fresh and clean water should also be provided. everyday.
Fact 4: Rabbits purr … yes, rabbits publish sounds very similar to purring cats. If you never heard your rabbit purring, then you should ask yourself why?!
Fact 5: Rabbits are afraid to be raised – in in the wild, they often become prey of other animals, therefore a rise in any form will be associated with a potential danger. Therefore, you’d better go down to them than they get to your level. Never try to raise the rabbit by the ears.
Fact 6: Rabbits can get pregnant as early as 4-6 months. Breeding rabbits is not a good idea if you yourself you don’t want this, because in shelters there are already many unwanted rabbits, and their number is constantly growing. Besides of this, in rabbits who have not been sterilized in the appropriate By age, there is a higher risk of developing uterine cancer.
Fact 7: Rabbits are a twilight animal that’s means that they are most active at dawn and dusk.
Fact 8: Bunny ears are very sensitive – they can be turned in any direction, in essence, it’s kind of “radars.” They also help the rabbit regulate body temperature, so in summer they can be slightly moistened with cold water so that Avoid heat stroke.
Fact 9: The rabbit’s teeth never stop grow, so it’s important to check them regularly. Signs of overgrowing teeth are lack of appetite, lethargy and weight loss. Always Ask for an expert opinion on this.
Fact 10: Rabbit eyes on each side their heads for a certain reason – since they often run away from predators – they can see in all directions, both in front and behind, which saves them precious seconds when it comes to escaping from predator.
Fact 11: Teach the rabbit to the tray – quite maybe rabbits are naturally clean animals and you probably noticed that they always use one corner of the cage for the toilet. Just use the litter from their toilet in the tray and make sure that the rabbit did his job there, a few times you will see that he will use it automatically.
Fact 12: Rabbits live from 4 to 8 years. Giant rabbits usually live less – about 4-5 years. Dwarf breeds live longer and often live up to 8 years, and in some cases that have been documented, and yet longer. It is important that you consider it before buying a rabbit. life expectancy and understood that this is a long-term commitment.
Fact 13: Rabbits Won’t Be Good At Home animals for young children, as they are herbivores and shy animals, and will not gravitate to a noisy and playful child. Rabbits can die from fear – a loud sound or a sudden pop can scare them and make them numb, which can lead to heart attack and death. Parents must take over full responsibility for the welfare of rabbits, and always accompany children when they come in contact with them.
Taking the time to learn more about our rabbits, we do not only improve the quality of their life, but also our own enjoying them. Happy and healthy bunnies coming back caring to their owners with their sincere sympathy and affection, similar to the one shown by good dogs or cats!