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Jigzitta

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Since they say I have to keep her outside, at the place I'm wanting to move into, because I'll have roommates, and they don't want the bunny being inside, affecting other's with allergies, just in case someone may be allergic, and I mean I seriously do need to move into this place, but I was about to not move in if they didn't allow me to have my bunny. I can't live without her. She's staying with me, until she departs this world. So if anyone has any idea's on the best outside cages for bunnies, please let me know. She's a 5 pound, Lionhead bunny. Also if she's not already an outside bunny and has been inside for 4 years. I hope that maybe she will be okay and be able to adjust to the outdoors. What do you all think? This is very important to me, right now.
 

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Moving an indoor bunny outdoors is best done in Spring. This gives her chance to acclimate to the outdoors before winter sets in. Knowing your state would be helpful. Some places in the US are simply too hot in the summer for a rabbit to be outdoors. Where I live, it is over 90F from May through September. The summer months are consistently in the 100s.

For an outdoor setup, the following video (from the UK) shows a decent option:

[ame]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eXKe5tuw47A[/ame]
 

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Moving an indoor bunny outdoors is best done in Spring. This gives her chance to acclimate to the outdoors before winter sets in. Knowing your state would be helpful. Some places in the US are simply too hot in the summer for a rabbit to be outdoors. Where I live, it is over 90F from May through September. The summer months are consistently in the 100s.

For an outdoor setup, the following video (from the UK) shows a decent option:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eXKe5tuw47A
Well of course it's Spring now and it's already been pretty hot lately, but also rainy, here in Florida. So I don't know what to do now. Do you think it would be okay for her to permanently stay outside?
 

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How hot is pretty hot? And how cold does it get where you live in Florida (in my head, Florida pretty much stays one temperature all year :p)?
 

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How hot does it get in your area? Rabbits can suffer heatstroke at temp of 85F. Humidity makes it worse. 80F and humid can be worse on bunny than 85F in a dry climate.

Flies can also be a problem outdoors, increasing the chances of flystrike.

Some areas of Florida, the winters would be better suited than summers for outdoor bunny living. They can tolerate cold better than heat.

If there's a way to keep her indoors, that would be your better option. Perhaps your roommates aren't aware that rabbits can be housed indoors without odor. This page explains how. Also, allergies to rabbits are relatively rare. Dander allergies are specific to pet type. For instance, being allergic to dogs doesn't make one allergic to cats. Being allergic to cats doesn't make one allergic to rabbits.
 

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