Hello! My name is Yodette
Yodette is a young rabbit of one year old who's owner thought she was adorable as a baby, but grew less interested in her daily care as she grew larger. A sweet, curious bunny, she's in need of exercise, mental stimulation and very social with other animals. Fearless, she can be jumpin on an unexperienced lap, but loves daily attention.
Please fill out an adoption application and send it to email@example.com for processing. The application can be found at: http://members.petfinder.com/~NJ689/index.htm
SOME INFORMATION ABOUT RABBITS
Rabbits don't need constant attention and can get by with only half an hour a day of playing/exercise with their owners... but once you have one, you'll always want to spend more time!
Rabbits do need mental stimulation, such as a partner or toys in their cage, and a variety of fruit or wood treats not more than every 3 days. Rabbits can litter pan trained in their cage for easier clean up, or completely housebroken. Never keep a rabbit in an outdoor hutch, and only supervised outings with a proper harness should be allowed as your domestic bunny has no defenses against dogs and predators.
Rabbits are affectionate, inquisitive, cuddly pets and make wonderful lap companions when watching your favorite flicks. Won't you consider making a bunny a part of your family?
MEETING A RABBITS BASIC NEEDS:
1. Do not feed your rabbit lettuces, we don't recommend any because of their ability to dehydrate rabbits too quickly. Carrots, apples, natural banana chips, black sunflower seeds, parsley, papaya enzyme tablets, basil, dandelions, and popcorn ( no butter) are my favorite rabbit treats.
2. I also insist on fruit/nut tree branches when they are growing fresh (with the leaves still on them) to wear down their teeth. Rabbits need Timothy hay or Orchard Grass - these are hays that should be fed to your bunny. Do NOT give straw or regular hay, there is no nutritional value.
3. Also many people buy alfalfa cubes at the pet shop and too much alfalfa can constipate rabbits. I recommend every three days that a rabbit receive at least one of these 'treats' to help break down the hairballs in their stomach. Because an average rabbit has a softball sized hard hairball in it's stomach and by 4 years old that will eventually kill them if it's not managed carefully.
4. Please also be mindful that Rabbits are highly sensitive to heat, rabbits should be kept indoors and cool.
For more tips on rabbit care please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
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Long Valley, NJ