Scratching / Digging toys

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  1. May 16, 2019 at 12:19 PM #1

    EmilyJayneHarlow

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    Has anyone got any ideas for any scratching / digging toys? My Rabbit keeps chewing and scratching at my carpet, then eventually sometimes pees on it!
    I've tried a card board box with shredded newspaper but he doesn't use it.
     
  2. May 16, 2019 at 12:22 PM #2

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    You could cut up cereal boxes and lay those pieces on the carpet. Another option is laying blankets down on the carpet. This is what I did for a while and while it isn't very pretty, it worked.
     
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    Thank you, will definitely try both of those!
     
  4. May 18, 2019 at 1:13 AM #4

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    You could try picking up an Ikea Hol, cutting a couple entrances, and filling it with newspaper, towels, beds, or what have you.

    The Hol wood material is very chew-friendly, making the enclosure a good hideaway, contained digging station, and chew toy :)

    Small Pet Select in the US makes some digging/chewing toys, but I don't know if they ship to the UK.
     
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    You can go to Petco dot com and order their Timothy Hay mats. Its a woven scratching mat bunnies can lay on, dig on & even eat if they want. I think theyre around $6.99 & they will ship anywhere in the US.
     
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    There's always a branch of willow, hazel, forsythia, apple, ash etc. under my kitchen table, at least it keeps them occupied for some time (mostly during the night) and from chewing other things.
     
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    Thank you! Will definitely be trying all of those out! :)
     

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