Are you the right kind of person to Live with a rabbit? Rabbits make wonderful companions for the right people.
- Are you patient?
- Have a sense of humor”
- Do you enjoy watching the movements and learning the language of another species?
- Does your schedule include plenty of time at home?
- Are you comfortable spending a lot of time on the floor?
- Are you not overly fussy with your furniture?
- Rabbits can be litterbox trained
- They can live to be 7-10 years old
- Rabbits are inquisitive, sociable animals
- They make wonderful indoor companions
- Rabbits can purr when contented
- Like cats and dogs, rabbits need to be spayed or neutered to improve health and behavior.
- Most rabbits do not like to be held. They prefer to sit beside you.
- Rabbits like to play with toys, such as cardboard boxes, wire cat balls, hard plastic baby keys, untreated willow baskets.
- Rabbits need to have things of their own to chew on (or they might nibble your stuff)
- Rabbits need to be protected from predators, poisons, temperature extremes, electrical cords and rough handling.
If you think you would be the right person for a rabbit, the House Rabbit Society has rescued
rabbits for adoption as indoor companion animals. All have been spayed/neutered. These
particular rabbits may not be available by the time you call, but there are plenty (too many!)
rabbits coming into foster care all the time. Call (217)-398-9192 or e-mail HRS volunteers. They
can help match you up with the right bunny.