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Old 06-21-2008, 01:53 AM   #1
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Well we just gave the buns some radish greens and of course they ate them. But after they finnished their treats Kali and Teacup flopped down next to each other and Kali started bouncing like she was sneezing or coughing, but she wasn't making any noise. I've seen her do this before, and I wanted to know WHAT is she doing? She looked a lot like Bud when he was sneezing and it worries me. Is she okay? Can rabbits get hiccups? Does Kali have hiccups? Or is she sick?

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Old 06-21-2008, 02:04 AM   #2
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Hmm we just had a thread on this somewhere and I believe the consensus was that yes, they can hiccup.

Is she having any trouble breathing or anything? Is her nose clear?



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Old 06-21-2008, 03:06 AM   #3
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Her nose is clean, but when she's grooming herselfshe honks and has kind of labored breathing and when you pet her while she's eatting she starts to grunt and honk, she just grunts and snorts while eatting.

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The sounds you are hearing are probably just sounds of enjoyment, saying she likes what she is eating. If her nose is clean/dry and you aren't hearing a sound, then she isn't sneezing. And as far as her breathing sounding labored when she is grooming, that is most likely just effort. If you had to fold yourself in half and clean you whole body with your tongue and paws, it would make your breathing labored too.

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The sounds you are hearing are probably just sounds of enjoyment, saying she likes what she is eating. If her nose is clean/dry and you aren't hearing a sound, then she isn't sneezing. And as far as her breathing sounding labored when she is grooming, that is most likely just effort. If you had to fold yourself in half and clean you whole body with your tongue and paws, it would make your breathing labored too.
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I guess I'm just worring because of Bud, I'd be devasted if Kali ended up like Bud. So are they just hiccups then?
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TK Bunnies wrote:
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The sounds you are hearing are probably just sounds of enjoyment, saying she likes what she is eating. If her nose is clean/dry and you aren't hearing a sound, then she isn't sneezing. And as far as her breathing sounding labored when she is grooming, that is most likely just effort. If you had to fold yourself in half and clean you whole body with your tongue and paws, it would make your breathing labored too.
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I guess I'm just worring because of Bud, I'd be devasted if Kali ended up like Bud. So are they just hiccups then?
Most likely. I know, it's hard not to worry sometimes.
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Old 06-21-2008, 04:23 AM   #7
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That ignore button is right next to the quote button, I keep hitting it.


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gentle giants wrote:
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TK Bunnies wrote:
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The sounds you are hearing are probably just sounds of enjoyment, saying she likes what she is eating. If her nose is clean/dry and you aren't hearing a sound, then she isn't sneezing. And as far as her breathing sounding labored when she is grooming, that is most likely just effort. If you had to fold yourself in half and clean you whole body with your tongue and paws, it would make your breathing labored too.
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I guess I'm just worring because of Bud, I'd be devasted if Kali ended up like Bud. So are they just hiccups then?
Most likely. I know, it's hard not to worry sometimes.
Thanks, I worry a lot.

So how do bunny's get ride of their hiccups? Do they have to drink from the opposite side ofa glass?
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TK Bunnies wrote:
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That ignore button is right next to the quote button, I keep hitting it.

Now they aren't so close together.
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A little off subject, but what does the ignore button do, anyway?



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