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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

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Scout leaders in England discovered an abandoned pet rabbit in the scout hut yard on December 28. A note had been stuffed in the gate dated December 25. It read: “I’m not wanted any more, please look after me.” This tale has a happy ending however. Andrea Bisacre, the sister of one of the scout leaders, fell in love with the rabbit, adopted her, and named her Alice.

Andrea Bisacre and Alice the rabbit

For more info: http://www.woking.co.uk/news/2019/2019577/happy_ending_for_abandoned_rabbit

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A family from Bloomfield, NJ is calling out to anyone who might have information about their three missing English mini-lop rabbits. According to the pet owner, “My kids are devastated. I’m numb, I’m exhausted.  Thousands of commuters pass our street every day. I’m hoping someone who knows something will contact Bloomfield police immediately.”

Missing Rabbit Signs

Read full story here: http://www.baristanet.com/2007/12/three_pet_rabbits_stolen.php 

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Rabbits in harmony with natureWell I liked the topic of rabbits as eco-friendly pets so much that I decided to do further research and write an article about it on My House Rabbit.

I thought of seven ways pet rabbits help contribute to a healthy environment. If anyone can think of more reasons, please let me know!

http://www.myhouserabbit.com/tip_environment.php

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Recycling BunnyAccording to pet columnist Gina Spadafori, keeping rabbits as pets is more environmentally friendly than keeping cats and dogs. You can grow their food in a garden, and then you can throw the recycled paper litter and droppings into a compost pile to fertilize the garden. If you buy locally grown hay, you reduce the need for shipping food across the country, thereby cutting down on carbon emissions.

I also find that I hardly ever use my shredder anymore because Coco and Cosette tend to eat all my old receipts, etc. So that saves some electricity…

For more information:
http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/g/a/2007/11/27/petscol.DTL
http://ourgreencommunity.org/livegreenly/?p=28

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According to a new survey conducted by veterinarians in Britain, 1 in 3 pet rabbits are obese. Sources of the problem include feeding bunnies sugary foods like toast with honey, carrots, and rich processed rabbit pellets.

On the plus side, the survey found an increasing number of pet rabbits living as house pets as opposed to living in an outdoor hutch.

Full article can be read here: http://www.dailyindia.com/show/192486.php/Brits-feeding-their-pet-bunnies-to-obesity-

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Welcome to the new My House Rabbit blog which covers new and interesting things relating to rabbits!

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