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As most of you may know Diva has come out a lot recently and with that being said she has a lot of discover around my room such as chairs, tables, etc.

Recently she's been rubbing her cheek and/or chin on most things like my computer chair, cables, etc.

I read that it's just marking her scent. But is this anything I should worry about?
 

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Normal behavior and usually won't cause any issues. Just scent marking things she considers part of 'her territory'. Some rabbits will even scent mark their owners. So don't be surprised if one day she decides to rub her chin on you :p



If any of those cables are electrical cables/charging cords, and you haven't had a chance to rabbit proof them yet, definitely do that immediately or block access until you can. A rabbit can snip through a charging cord before you have time to react. And electric cords chewed on by rabbits, not only pose an electricution hazard to the rabbit, but also a fire hazard to you.

 

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Normal behavior and usually won't cause any issues. Just scent marking things she considers part of 'her territory'. Some rabbits will even scent mark their owners. So don't be surprised if one day she decides to rub her chin on you :p



If any of those cables are electrical cables/charging cords, and you haven't had a chance to rabbit proof them yet, definitely do that immediately or block access until you can. A rabbit can snip through a charging cord before you have time to react. And electric cords chewed on by rabbits, not only pose an electricution hazard to the rabbit, but also a fire hazard to you.

Yeah I've been trying to do the rest of the cords. She hasn't tried chewing them yet but it's only time. However I do make a high eep noice or talk firmly when she starts chewing things she isn't supposed to. She ends up noticing shes doing something wrong and will usually stop and take off somewhere else. The rabbits are only out when I'm awake and around.
 

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You won't be fast enough to stop her snipping an electrical cord. Go to the hardware store and buy the cheapest hose you can find. Take a knife and cut it down the middle. It's really easy. Put over cord and tape top and bottom. Presto change its done. So for the price of a new phone charger, no more problems.
 

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You won't be fast enough to stop her snipping an electrical cord. Go to the hardware store and buy the cheapest hose you can find. Take a knife and cut it down the middle. It's really easy. Put over cord and tape top and bottom. Presto change its done. So for the price of a new phone charger, no more problems.
I don't care about the phone charger, I'm more concerned of a fried bunny. Pets can't be replaced.
 

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