Rabbits/my new bunny


hey cat, thank you a million for your last advice... i fed my bunny hay and now he is pooping all around in his basket.. he is fresh and more energetic.. thank you so very much.. you are the best... i would like to ask about how frequently should i bathe him... will he fall sick on bathing? and when should i give him water to drink? he is just 6 to 8 months old?

Hi Prutha
Glad he's better!

He should always have access to fresh water, a bottle, a bowl or both

And he should never need bathing, healthy rabbits are very clean! Bathing a bun can kill them from shock or hypothermia as it takes them a long time to dry.

Hope I helped!


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I can answer questions around the welfare of pet rabbits, basic health queries including gut stasis, diet worries and the proper welfare standards around housing rabbits (i.e. no wire floors, no small cages and they should be kept in properly bonded de-sexed pairs in very large enclosures). I cannot answer showing questions nor complex breeding issues as I do not agree with either, seeing the other end of the story in the world of rabbit rescue. If your rabbit is in distress, has any blood, isn't moving, has breathing issues or isn't eating, my answer will be, go to the vet!


I have two 10 year old rescue rabbits and have volunteered in rabbit rescue.

I belong to the RWAF (Rabbit Welfare Association & Fund) and have volunteered for a rabbit rescue.

I have no formal education on this subject, however read everything I can to keep up to date with current welfare standards and health problems. Both my rabbits have sensitive guts and constantly keep me on my toes.

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