Food agression? And some questions.

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When i touch Jypsys food dish to feed her she become agressive, lunging and showing sher teeth at me. Why would she have food agression? I know she was with another rabbit before.. Could that be it? Also when i pet by her hind leg she will flop to the side very dramaticly. Ive read that flops are a sign of a happy bun? Its only when i do her hind legs so im wondering is it a muscle thing or a happy thing? How can i get her to stop being food agressive?
 

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Rabbits are defensive over a lot of things. Whether it be their litterbox or their food in your case. I had a rabbit who who was cage aggressive. He lunged, bit, scratched anything to get him to stay away from me when he’s in his cage. Neutering or spaying for females is the be way to go to help aggression.
 
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In the meantime, keep her distracted when you get her dish or put it back in the cage. You don't want her to establish the behavior as a habit.
 

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Im thinking she may be pregnant as to why she is being agressive. The reason i think that is becuase she is pulling fur and eating alot more than normal(normally there still food in her dish but the last couple days there hasnt been any) shes also looking really chubby.
 

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Oh wow! Has she been in contact with any males in the past month or two? Does usually give birth about 30 days after getting pregnant.
That i am unsure of as it will only be a
month of having her on the 17th...
 

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Oh okay. There is a fair chance that she’s pregnant especially if you say that the previous owner had her with a male. If you said she’s pulling fur, it’s likely that she’s making a nest. I’d expect babies very soon then.
 

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