Domestic rabbits live on average 7-11 or 8-12 years depending on the source of your information, the breed (larger rabbits have shorter lives), genetics, and lifestyle of the bunny. I always use the 8-12 year range to quote to people in the hope they’ll understand the long term promise they’ll be making when they say: “Yes, let’s take that one home.”
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Valentines – Romantic Antics in the Middle Ages – and I don’t mean the 1300’s
Romantic Antics can be big or small, it's all in how the right person knows when and how to make us feel good, special, appreciated and above all loved.
The IKEA Effect or Why You Love Your Kid and I Love My Vest and My Rabbit
It is entirely possible that we do not give our children the best of everything because we love them, but rather we love them because we gave them everything.
How do you tell your dog that you need your space? A Freshly Pressed blog I could relate to this morning despite my lack of dog ....when is close too close for a furry friend? Too Close.
The Furry Factor – Transforming Pet Lovers into People Lovers One Animal at a Time
"In the company of the animals they really love, a) all people are much more likeable, and b) people are much nicer to the humans around them."
Hopping Down the Bunny Trail – Moving Toward Rabbit Adoption Pt 1
“...it can be the most rewarding thing to give someone a second chance at a happy life." ~From Finally Home~” ― Elizabeth Parker . . We visited the Flemish Giants at MSPCA Nevins Farm in Methuen. The 14 baby rabbits and their 3 parents, surrendered after a misguided attempt at Easter rabbit sales (UGH!), held court in… Continue reading Hopping Down the Bunny Trail – Moving Toward Rabbit Adoption Pt 1
Needy is as Needy Does
"I don't think it's necessarily healthy to go into relationships as a needy person. Better to go in with a full deck." Anjelica Huston
Everything I Need to Know About Parenting, I Learned from my Guinea Pig
In hindsight you’ll realize pregnancy and birth are the easy parts, raising good kids takes considerably more time, effort, patience and resilience to pain and heartbreak .
It Takes A Village to Rescue a Rabbit
"I made a difference for that one."
Fostering Good Relations – Nervous Foster Parent to a Scared Guinea Pig
“Fostering means that you save a life. You are making room for another animal at the shelter. One more open run or cage means one fewer animals put to sleep.” Leslie Brown.