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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…

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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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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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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.

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Peter Simpson captured this scene of a Stone curlew protecting its mate from a formidable foe.

Rabbit approaching birds

Simpson’s photo won first prize in the BirdGuides Photo of the Year 2007 competition.

More info: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/earth/main.jhtml?xml=/earth/2008/01/16/eabirds116.xml 

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17 lop-eared Angora rabbits were found wandering around near highway 91 in Ivins, Utah.  Their fur was matted and their ears were damaged. The rabbits were rounded up and brought to the local animal shelter.

For more info: http://ap.google.com/article/ALeqM5jL6fM-5z5yM7H5zAcq-w2rLq9MdwD8U77LA00

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Cheryl Rosenthal of the Oshkosh Area Humane Society (OAHS) writes about the many rabbits abandoned outside. Many people, laden with misconceptions about rabbits, let their unwanted bunny loose, assuming they will be able to fend for themselves. Unfortunately, domestic rabbits lack the necessary survival skills in the wild. Rosenthal writes, “Unless they are rescued by a Good Samaritan and brought to the animal shelter many of these submissive animals suffer miserably and die.”

For the full story: http://www.thenorthwestern.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20080116/OSH10/801150672/1987 

2 Rabbits

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