Destructive Bun! Hoping for help!

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Zekeybun

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I have recently bonded my French lop with the sweetest lion head mix. She is an absolute angle so sweet and kind all the time she loves to play and run and getting all of the pets! The only issue is she’s incredibly destructive with soft surfaces- ie the carpet, my comforter and sheets, pillows that soft of thing. I rushed her to the emergency vet after our last fiasco where she ate my flannel sheets! It appears that she isn’t actually eating them more as just ripping them apart? I’m not so upset about the sheet more concerned for her well being. They free roam my bedroom all day and get 1-3 hours depending on my schedule of whole house running nearly every night. I started changing out and introducing new toys weekly concerned it was simply boredom.
Alas no avail! It almost feels as if she is trying to nest? Or burrow? Any suggestions for a better way to let her get this need out that’s safer for the bunny digestive track and my sanity?
 

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Maybe fix a digging box, I know my french lop doe love digging and set up deep burrows in the yard. As long she can get that energy out she’s an angel [emoji5]
 

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You could try blocking the bed with an xpen or give her grass mats to destroy 101rabbits has one. And yeah, digging boxes are good. Some bunnies like to throw around soft toys but I’m not sure that’s good If she eats it.
@Apollo’s Slave Beat me too it. Like Apollo said, maybe put up a barrier and double the toys. Replace old toys with new ones so she doesn't get bored. Then replace the new ones with the old ones to keep her stimulated:)
 

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Theo gets bored of toys super quickly so I have a thing that I do to save money. Put several new toys in the pen, and when they get bored of them remove the "new toys" give them a different toy. When they get bored of that "different toy" put the "new toys" that you removed back in the pen. It will be like brand new to the rabbit.
 

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Maybe fix a digging box, I know my french lop doe love digging and set up deep burrows in the yard. As long she can get that energy out she’s an angel [emoji5]
Do you have a suggestion for a setup? I’m just concerned a box with the shredded paper would be mistaken as a litter box
 

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Theo gets bored of toys super quickly so I have a thing that I do to save money. Put several new toys in the pen, and when they get bored of them remove the "new toys" give them a different toy. When they get bored of that "different toy" put the "new toys" that you removed back in the pen. It will be like brand new to the rabbit.
I have been on this I was changing every two weeks and I’ve tried increasing How often I swap them out so they’re getting a couple of “new” toys every week and then the old ones are being put up I have had some pretty good luck with the new Oxbow play table and she loves it and I looked at the attachments are interchangeable but it seems to be the only one that will hold her attention for a prolonged time!
 

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You could try blocking the bed with an xpen or give her grass mats to destroy 101rabbits has one. And yeah, digging boxes are good. Some bunnies like to throw around soft toys but I’m not sure that’s good If she eats it.
She lives to throw big toys- I got the oxbow toy tower and the play table, she loves them both and loves to throw them! But the issue is even changing the toy strings on them and offers a variety of other toys she gets bored after a day or two!
 

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If she’s a foodie (like Apollo) she might like puzzle toys! The ones you hide a treat in and then they have to try to open it. I want to get Apollo one but when I went my local pet store was sold out so I’ve ordered it online! Most pet shops sell them though! I think they cost about £10
 

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If she’s a foodie (like Apollo) she might like puzzle toys! The ones you hide a treat in and then they have to try to open it. I want to get Apollo one but when I went my local pet store was sold out so I’ve ordered it online! Most pet shops sell them though! I think they cost about £10
You know this might be a great option! My lop is very lazy and mostly chills occasionally he’ll show interest in a toy! I’ll have to stop by my local shops today!
 

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Do you have a suggestion for a setup? I’m just concerned a box with the shredded paper would be mistaken as a litter box
It happens sometimes but if your bunny love digging it’s worth it.

You only need to buy a large plastic bin with lid, make one hole in the lid so the bunny can jump out and in. Sand paper the edges and you can glue fleece on the lid to make a better grip.

Then you just fill it up with none dusty and bunny safe filling, it can be sand, dirt or shredded paper. Myself like sand or dirt more, but my bunnies have a yard to set up their traps unexpected people to trip into. So I don’t need the digging box, but during winter when it’s hard to play and dig. My doe can play straw instead. She will dig in it while making it nice. She can spend a few hours with her straw bedding.
 

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Do you have a suggestion for a setup? I’m just concerned a box with the shredded paper would be mistaken as a litter box
 

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if you can stand the mess a bale of hay is a much loved toy. They can chew, burrow, pull, rip, tear, throw, and destroy! If you can get a BIG box, put the hay bale inside and then cut a couple holes for the buns to go in and out it helps contain the mess.
 

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