My bunny has not pooped in 3 days and now she is very sick I'm scared to death I'm about to lose my bugs...  She's not her fun self that funny loving bunny she won't move she lays by her water bowl...  Please help me!

Hi Jimmy

You need to get your bun to a vet now, today, asap!

Not pooping for 3 days indicates a serious problem somewhere which could now have easily built up to a very painful blockage which may now be to far gone to treat with medication and need surgery to remove instead.

Vet! Asap!

Good luck!


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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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