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  1. Katie94

    Lump behind front leg

    Got my little Eden checked by the vet today as it looked like he had a lump behind one of his front legs. Vet said for now to monitor it as it is not attached to anything and his behaviour is normal. His weight is also stable which is a good sign (although he needs to loose weight really but I...
  2. Katie94

    Encouraging more exercise in indoor rabbits

    Our vet commented that our house bunnies were a little overweight a few months ago and changing just their diet has not really helped with weight loss at this point. The vet thinks exercise is likely a big contributing factor now. While they have space I feel like they are very lazy by choice so...
  3. Katie94

    Anyone have experience of getting a bun to lose weight

    Hello, The vets have advised on our yearly check up that our buns are a little overweight even though we have been feeding them as recommended. I have tried to reduce the amount they are fed and was wondering if this seemed like a sensible plan. I have attached pics for reference of their new...
  4. Katie94

    Indoor rabbits need to loose weight

    Hi everyone, I need to help my indoor buns loose some weight. They are fed the same diet as my outdoor buns (living in garage but without central heating) and have a similar exercise space. However, I believe the indoor buns are putting on weight as do not burn calories keeping warm like the...
  5. Katie94

    Bonded Rabbits- Eye grooming

    Hello, My girl Dotty has suddenly taken a liking to grooming over her Partners eyes. Is this normal? I suspected he had a weepy eye but couldn’t get to the bottom of the problem until I caught her doing it 🤦‍♀️. He isn’t bothered by her grooming him like that I can just see the fur is a little...
  6. Katie94

    Is filtered water safe for rabbits?

    Hi, We live in a hard water area and I’m concerned this will not be good for our bunnies. I was thinking of getting a water filter jug to purify the water before I give it to them. Does anyone know if this would be a safe thing to do? Thanks :)
  7. Katie94

    Low calcium veg and herb ideas please

    Hello, What would everyone suggest as the best veg and herbs for a low calcium diet but still with plenty of variety. I am noticing quite a lot of calcium deposit in my bunnies urine at the moment so I want to reduce calcium for a bit to see if that helps. Thank you 😊
  8. Katie94

    Technique for nail clipping

    Hi everyone I just wanted to share a technique I used for clipping my bunnies nails as I’ve never been able to do it myself in the two years I’ve had them and I know other owners struggle with this. I made a small square out of some spare grid pieces which I use for my enclosures (pic attached)...
  9. Katie94

    Litter trays

    Hi all, I have decided to take the plunge and try adding litter pellets back in to my trays. I gave up with litter a while ago as my bunnies repeatedly dug in the tray and it made the mess 100x worse! Over the past few months the digging has stopped so I want to try again, I’ve gone for wood...
  10. Katie94

    Best pellets for sensitive tummies

    Hello, I have always found that two of my four bunnies have very sensitive tummies and I have to be careful to prevent them getting gas pain. I currently feed burgess excel pellets but wondered if there might be something out there more suitable for particularly sensitive buns? I reduced the...
  11. Katie94

    Toys for digging?

    Hi, I am looking for some suggestions for toys that would encourage digging for my indoor rabbits. If you have a dig box indoors what material do you use in it that is easy to clean? Thank you :)
  12. Katie94

    Is this cleaning spray safe to use?

    Asked my partner to get some cleaning spray for the rabbits and he came back with the one meant for cats rather than the small animal spray I normally use 🤦‍♀️ Can I still use this or will it be unsafe?
  13. Katie94

    Which is better for rabbits timothy or meadow hay.

    I’m confused which hay I should get for my rabbits. I’m changing hay supplier and have a choice between the two, I don’t really know if one is better than the other. I tried them with a sample of both and they ate both and were probably more keen on the meadow hay. I’m unsure which would be best...
  14. Katie94

    Chew toy ideas please!

    So I was really gutted to find out that my rabbits favourite chew toy is actually made from unsuitable materials that are in fact potentially hazardous. I’ve never had an issue with it but after what I’ve read it doesn’t feel right to continue to give it to them. I need some other safe ideas for...
  15. Katie94

    Freezer in same room as bunnies-will it be a problem?

    Hello, Our house has a small kitchen so we were thinking of putting a freezer in the garage, the only problem is this is where two of our bunnies live. Apart from obviously having to bunny proof any wires just in case is there any other reason this would be a bad idea??
  16. Katie94

    Bonding breakthrough!

    We’ve had Dotty 1 year last month and out of all four of our rescue bunnies she has always been by far the most nervous around people but she has become so much braver over time. When we first had her she would sit completely still as far away as possible if you got in the enclosure with them...
  17. Katie94

    Rabbits don’t like new hay :(

    Hello, I’ve just opened a new bag of hay and my bunnies don’t seem to like it very much, poops from all 4 have become smaller and very dark. The hay doesn’t seem off or smell bad but they really haven’t taken to it. Any tips to get them eating it again or should I just suck it up and get rid of...
  18. Katie94

    When 2 became 4

    A special day for us. We adopted Narla and Dotty a year ago today to bond with our fighting brothers, they weren’t planned for but I couldn’t imagine life without them now. I’m glad that things happened how they did ❤️🐰
  19. Katie94

    Litter tray accident!

    Thought most bunny parents would appreciate this, just when you think this rabbit parenting is going well you come home to a completely flipped over litter box 🙈 Partner tried to scrap it back together on his lunch break but gave up 😂
  20. Katie94

    Bunny Boarding Anxiety!

    Hi everyone, So my partner has finally mentioned the words I have been dreading all year ‘going away somewhere’ (thanks to COVID I have got away with it for longer than expected)! Anyway, I’m so worried about having to leave my rabbits behind and need to find them suitable boarding. Does...