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What do rabbits eat??????

Chaser
June 22nd, 2009, 05:00 PM
While trying to find the owner of a lost bunny, what on earth should my SIL be feeding it besides carrots? The poor thing is going to turn orange soon :eek:

See http://www.pets.ca/forum/showthread.php?t=63584 for explanation.

MommaKat
June 22nd, 2009, 07:35 PM
I'm not an expert but when I was thinking about getting a Rabbit I found this link to be helpful, it was pretty much the same thing that a lady at the shelter told me .

http://www.exoticpetvet.com/breeds/rabbitfeed.htm

Edit: I think your SIL is super sweet to be looking out for this Bun bun *HUGS* .

Chaser
June 22nd, 2009, 07:41 PM
Thanks for the link MommaKat! :thumbs up

I just hope this was an accident and he/she has a good home (and hope we can find it). Otherwise we have one gigantic orphaned rabbit to find a home for!

Chris21711
June 23rd, 2009, 09:11 AM
He is one big BUN for sure Chase Mom, he looks adorable :lovestruck:

I feed Daisy the following: Any type of greens, romaine lettuce (must be romaine), broccoli, cauliflower greens, collards etc., she loves banana (she gets 1/2 per day), apple, carrots, she loves dandelion leaves (no shortage at my house :laughing:), timothy hay (right now I pick it fresh from the farmer next door) and rabbit pellets. She gets her water in a dish not a bottle thingy.

Good Luck to your SIL in finding the owner.

Almost forgot she loves baby spinach....

Chaser
June 23rd, 2009, 10:10 AM
Thanks Chris! :thumbs up

lUvMyLaB<3
June 23rd, 2009, 10:39 AM
the also love the green tops of the carrots, they are actually better for them then the orange part, anything green is good, they need hay, and u could pick up a pack of pellets for pretty cheap if u just got a small bag.. good luck finding the owners! I just love bunnies!