I got a new rabbit!

(8 Posts)
weegiemum Wed 10-Oct-12 09:30:28

Friends needed to rehome him, they had too many animals, not enough time.

He's an 18 month old dark grey lop with a White nose and feet. He's housetrained and fluffy and gorgeous. He's used to guinea pigs and we have 2 lovely friendly girls who like rabbits.

And he's called Speedy Macreadie!!

mrsfuzzy Wed 10-Oct-12 11:50:59

awwww!! how gorgeous! i have rabbits and g piggies too, they are so adorable arent they? speedy macreadie, good name for a bunny, lets face it they certainly can move when they escape into the garden. hope you have many happy times with your furry friend. best wishes, mavis, arthur and new girl, doris, the bunnies who live with mrs fuzzy.

LtEveDallas Wed 10-Oct-12 12:05:02

We have just taken over 2 bunnies, 5 months old from a woman who had 'got bored' of them - and didn't want to innoculate or castrate them sad

We have no idea what they are, except the vet says they are very big for their age - so we are wondering if they were a result of a mismating with a Giant Dwarf.

DD is madly in love with them, and they already come to her when called! MuttDog seems to think they are her puppies and gets in their hutch with them. DH build them a HUGE hutch and safe run/play area. They will be very spoilt pets who we hope eventually will have the run of the garden.

(They are both boys, but after their op last week DD announced that "They are girls now, I've checked" blush)

weegiemum Wed 10-Oct-12 12:25:01

Introduction to guinea girlies has gone well. They're all lying in a heap in the sun in the indoor hutch!

mrsfuzzy Wed 10-Oct-12 12:54:09

weegie you have't put them all in the same hutch or run have you? don't want to cause alarm but piggies and bunnies have different dietry needs with dry food etc also i know from early experience that even a docile rabbit can have a silly moment and seriously injure their smaller house mate, and also take the 'rabbits' share of the food, breeders nor do vets agree in general with the together housing. i'm sure you'll be fine though, just be mindful.

weegiemum Wed 10-Oct-12 14:38:01

No they're spending a couple of hours together but will generally be housed and fed separately. I'm a (fairly) experienced GP breeder and I know how to deal with it, don't worry. I just want them to be friendly if we have them all in the house together! They all had a nice doze in the sun now gps are out on the nice dry grass and rabbit is curled up on my lap!

FernieB Wed 10-Oct-12 16:33:07

weegie - where are you that you have dry grass? I haven't has that for ages - my poor piggies have to take their exercise in the conservatory (not that they're bothered).

I have 2 pigs and a housebun and whilst they live separately, they do play together sometimes which is funny to watch. Love the name of yours - hope you have lots of fun with him!

mrsfuzzy Wed 10-Oct-12 18:45:27

weegie, its great news that you have it sussed with your furry pals, it sounds lovely what you are doing with them. they are lucky to have such a caring human mum!

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