Rabbits and Children

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Seven years ago, when I was pregnant with my first child, friends and families had all sorts .of ideas .about the viability of keeping...

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To Love a Mean Rabbit

Jul 10, 2011 by

Sophie snorts and boxes defiantly as we shoo her in the door at night. Then, with fury in her eyes, she waits at the top of the stairs...

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A Natural History of House Rab...

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The first evidence of rabbits dates back to the Pliocene era (10 million years ago) in France. By the beginning of the Pleistocene 8...

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Tools of the Trade

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Fortunately we will never fully understand the depths of the rabbit psyche. The mysteries will remain. However, there are a few basic...

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When Worlds Collide: Rabbit Me...

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Much is made of the way that infant animals will imprint onto an adult of another species when this adult is the first being in their...

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How to Achieve Perfection

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We don’t seem to expect perfection in humans, but for some reason, we expect it instantly in animals. The paradox is that when...

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Every Little Thing She Does

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Attention deficit disorder (ADD) is a fashionable diagnosis in these information-saturated times. Like popular maladies of earlier...

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Who Wants a Mean Rabbit?

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Photo of BunBun courtesy Chelsea Plater So you want a perfect animal. One who greets you at the door, who licks your hand, who sits on...

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Men, Women, and Bunnies

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While the man, calling from Virginia, wrote down the instructions for feeding his sick bunny, he commented, “This...

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Honorary Rabbit

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In an earlier issue (HRJ Vol. I., No. 5), we covered basic rabbit vocabulary-the body language, actions, and vocalizations that will...

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Knock Three Times and Tell The...

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I want to tell you about this very extraordinary rabbit who came into our lives quite unexpectedly. We call her Happy. We found her in...

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The Right Stuff for a Bereaved...

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For animals and humans alike, there is nothing sadder than the loss of one’s long-time companion. Human caretakers report their...

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