New Location for Blog

We have created a blog over on our own server. The new link for My House Rabbit’s blog is: http://www.myhouserabbit.com/blog

It’s still powered by WordPress, but this way we could keep everything all on the same site.

We’d appreciate it if you updated your bookmarks/links!

LiveScience reported yesterday that a recent study has shown the disappearance of white tailed jack rabbits in Yellowstone National Park. There is no reason cited for the disappearance of the rabbits. The rabbits are a vital part of the ecosystem and their absence will certainly impact other species in the region.

Source:  LiveScience

Here is a short film promoting Microsoft Word 2007 that stars Amy Sedaris, her black and white mini rex, Dusty, and a bunch of other cute rabbits. I love the rabbit typing on the keyboard…

February 26 is Spay Day USA. Spaying or neutering your pet not only helps ease the problem of overpopulated shelters and rescues, it also provides many health benefits for your pet.  To learn more about spaying or neutering your pet rabbit, you can read My House Rabbit’s article on spaying and neutering.

Vet and rabbit

Sony has released a cute screensaver for your cell phone with the colorful Play-doh Bravia bunnies hopping across the screen.

The video is available for download here: http://bravia.sony.eu/bravia-bunnies.html

Bravia bunnies

I just got another batch in of adorable rabbit photos, this time featuring Dimmy, a 1-year-old Dutch rabbit and his cat companions. Here’s 1 photo of Dimmy in a dollhouse to give you a taste. I also included a closeup of him. View all the rabbit photos >

Check out the latest submitted cute rabbit photos to My House Rabbit! Here’s one of Miss Buns, a blue dwarf bunny, with her dog pal.

Blue dwarf rabbit & dog

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Here are some photos of the bunnies lounging today. Both have funny places where they like to sleep. For example, when they are not under the coffee table, Coco will lie down on a plastic pet food tray, and Cosette will rest near the elliptical trainer, sometimes under the pedal.

Cosette snoozing by the elliptical.

Coco with feet resting on the baseboard and head on plastic mat.

Coco arising, suspicious of the camera.

Coco still concerned.

Coco decides all is well.

Two RabbitsThe House Rabbit Society and Petfinder.com have teamed up to designate February as Adopt a Rescued Rabbit Month!

According to Director of the Richmond House Rabbit Society Mary Cotter, “Promoting adoption and educating potential adopters early in the year helps to prevent the impulse purchase of bunnies a month or two later at Easter time. This, in turn, will reduce the number of rabbits relinquished to shelters.”

So, if you’re thinking about bringing a new pet into your home, you can read all about rabbit care and behavior at the My House Rabbit website, and you can read our article on the Benefits of Adopting a Rabbit.

We also have a good list of rabbit rescues and shelters on our Rabbit Resource Page.

A captive 4-month old eagle was given a rabbit for food in its cage at the Beizhamen Bird Market, Zhengzhou City, China.  But, instead of eating the rabbit, it viewed the animal as a companion. The rabbit even grooms the eagle’s feathers.

The story is interesting, but I’m not sure why an eagle is being kept in a cage in the first place. I presume to be sold as a pet? If so, that doesn’t seem right.