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kittens and rabbits

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cheesesarnie Fri 15-Aug-08 17:00:31

would a kitten/cat get on with a house rabbit?

bethoo Fri 15-Aug-08 17:01:46

if it is very young yes. how old is your kitten? also the bigger the rabbit at maturity the less chance of it becoming prey.

cheesesarnie Fri 15-Aug-08 17:04:00

not got a kitten yet thinking about it!grin but we have a house rabbit.shes a year old.will a kitten just think rabbit is cat?

bethoo Fri 15-Aug-08 17:07:25

if you get a kitten before a certain age so the younger the better beng with a rabbit will take away its urge to hunt. i have seen pics of adult cats with mice running all over them because they have been introduced at a young age. jsut supervise the kitten at first and the rabbit as they can be just as curious! should not be a problem. my cats used to touch noses with my pet rats!

cheesesarnie Fri 15-Aug-08 17:09:04

aww.kitten would be about 8 weeks.(only 1 week now so at home with there mummy)

bethoo Fri 15-Aug-08 17:11:24

should be ok. good luck
kittens are so cute smile

MatNanPlus Fri 15-Aug-08 17:25:54

should be fine, maybe the week before get something that smells of the rabbit for the kitten(s) to scent and something that smells of the kitten(s) for the rabbit to learn so both will have meet the scent before so be familiar and not frightened by it.

moonmother Fri 15-Aug-08 17:29:07

i used to have a rabbit that used to be let out of her hutch every evening for a 'run' round the garden.I say 'run' loosely, as she used to spend the whole time chasing my cats about!

The cats were terrified of her grin

cheesesarnie Mon 18-Aug-08 12:32:10

really!

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