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Got to have the rabbit put down :-(

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Yardarm Wed 12-Nov-14 14:40:33

She's got myxomatosis. She's only 6 months old. Kids will be distraught when I tell them. Appointment later today so as not to prolong sufferering. Feeling so tearful and sad.

70isaLimitNotaTarget Wed 12-Nov-14 16:33:46

Very sad poor bunny.

My DD used to look after the school buns, they caught myxi ( presumably wandering wild rabbits) and all had to be PTS.

Horrible disease, hope your DC are okay.

chockbic Wed 12-Nov-14 16:35:17

Poor bun x

FernieB Thu 13-Nov-14 08:19:07

So sorry to hear this. Hope all went peacefully yesterday.

Get the kids to have a funeral of sorts - it helps them. Mine had one for a previous bunny and it was lovely. All their toys came and it was conducted by a meerkat! It really helped them and gave them a focus.

SomeoneStoleMySausageRoll Thu 13-Nov-14 11:10:43

Aww poor bunny and poor you sad.

Yardarm Tue 18-Nov-14 09:55:52

In the end we waited two days before having to put her down. This gave us time to nurse her and come to terms with it a bit. It was sad when the time came but the shock had worn off. We had a funeral in the back garden with flowers etc. DCs have coped better than I expected. They are already talking about getting a new one!

Thank you for your kind words.

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