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Maybellana

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I recently started free roaming my bunny.

he just lost his brother 2 weeks ago, who he wasnt fully bonded with so now i am able to free roam the bun like originally planned in hopes he can bond with me. (ps. he seems fairly content at his brother not coming home from the vets, no signs of depression or lonelyness, but im keeping an eye on him!) however since freedom my bunny has choosen a new place to pee, but hes choosen a low table, thats not got enough room for a litter box. just barely fits my keyboard for a floor desk kind of height.

its been two days since he first used it as a toilet, he goes fine in his litter box when hes locked in when im away for work, but second i let him out, all he wants to do is poop and pee on the table. ive tried blocking his way up and he just thumps and tries to get up anyway, making me worried hes gonna hurt himself (he stopped eating for a sprain last december so defo want to avoid even the minorist of things!) hes ignoring his litter tray completey, despite the fact its 100% easier to get to and where hes use to it being, its not moved.

if there anything i can do?
ive used bunny safe cleaning products to clean it every time hes managed to go and made sure theres no scents around the area to tell him its a toilet or something he needs to claim as his territory,
no food, water or hay.
is it usual for a bunny to choose a second toilet during free roam even if the rooms not that big?
do i just need to put puppy mats down? and accept my fate?

advice pleaseeee ;w;

ps. yes he is neutered. he is a year and 5 months old but has had zero accidents since being litter trained. so find it hard to believe 2 times in 2 days, in the same place with poops too.
 

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Peeing accidents with newly free-roaming bunnies often happens when too much space is given at one time. That could be the reason for this. An ex-pen can be used to limit early roaming and that area should only be increased as bunny keeps returning to his cage litter box to do his business.

Now that he's chosen this table, I'd suggest removing it altogether -- at least temporarily. Limiting his space and increasing gradually is something for you to consider doing-- rather like a 'do-over.'
 

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Peeing accidents with newly free-roaming bunnies often happens when too much space is given at one time. That could be the reason for this. An ex-pen can be used to limit early roaming and that area should only be increased as bunny keeps returning to his cage litter box to do his business.

Now that he's chosen this table, I'd suggest removing it altogether -- at least temporarily. Limiting his space and increasing gradually is something for you to consider doing-- rather like a 'do-over.'
Thank you for the advice! hes had freedom before but never for as long and never peed there before so i was shocked when he suddenly did.
ill defo give this a shot, dont need to be cleaning pee everyday ;w; but i want my bunny snuggles~
 

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