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Old 01-07-2017, 04:20 AM   #1
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Default I have to rehome my bunnies :(

Hey guys, its been a looong time since I've been on this forum but I thought this would be the best place to get some advice or maybe even find someone who might like to adopt my bunnies!!
So long story short, I have a daughter now and I'm about 6 months pregnant with her little brother <3 Money is super tight and I'm always feeling guilty for not giving my buns as much attention as I use to. Its getting harder and harder to keep them well fed every month and I fear its just going to get worse once our little man is here.
What would you guys do? My bunnies are older (Lily is about 6 and Cocoa around 4 1/2 I think) so I feel like it will be hard to find someone to adopt them...not only that but I don't want to give them to just anyone!! We all know how complex and sensitive bunnies are so if I have to give them away I want to make sure the person is actually knowledgeable about rabbits.
Anyway thanks for reading and any advice is appreciated!! I love my bunnies so much and I don't want to give them up but at this point I feel like it might be what's best for them, even if its not for me


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Old 01-07-2017, 12:23 PM   #2
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I think the main problem will be that there are two of them and that separating them at this point would be pretty cruel. Have you tried contacting your local House Rabbit society branch? From what I see, you live in Oregon so it would be this :
http://rabbitadvocates.org/

They do rehome rabbits so they might help you or at least have some advice.
Clearly if you don't have time or money, rehoming might be the best decision - while your rabbits can still live 4 or 5 years, they are at an age where vet visits can become necessary inexpectedly and it's really expensive (Aki is 7 and a half and we had two stasis scares in the past year which luckily ended well and quickly but costed me several hundred dollars in x-ray / scanner / meds).

PS : I just looked up your previous threads. You said Lily was 2 months old in May 2012 so she's not even five yet. You had your second around Octobre of the same year so Cocoa is 4. They're really quite young still, so their age shouldn't be that much of a problem.
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