There is a big difference between rabbit and bunny! Rabbits are smaller than rabbits, like rats are smaller than cats. They have long ears and relatively short tails which they use to help them move quickly through their environment. Bunny s are bigger and have shorter ears, longer tails, and softer fur.

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When it comes to rabbit breeds, some are more popular than others. One of the most popular rabbit breeds is the English Spot. Other favored rabbit breeds include the Holland Lop, French Harlequin and Rexdale Dutch Rabbit. Why? It’s hard to say for sure, but some people may find these types of rabbits more pleasant to interact with than others. All three of those mentioned varieties have long floppy ears, which can be very cute!


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One of the most important pieces of equipment for any indoor rabbit is their cage. As a lifelong animal lover, one of my goals has been to create bunny-proof spaces for all my pets – and I’m happy to say that Indoor rabbits are no exception!

There are a few things you should always put in an indoor rabbit’s cage: fresh hay, straw, some type ofcovering (a large piece of cloth or fleece), and a water dish. Fresh hay is essential for keeping your bunny healthy, as they cannot digest dry food as well as they can wet food. Straw keeps them comfortable since they tend to burrow underneath it; and if your bunny doesn’t have a designated spot under the straw to sleep in, you can also use it as toileting material. A covering helps keep their cages clean – rabbits like to lay down on the floor so make sure there’s plenty of space beneath the covering so they can do this comfortably. Lastly, provide your bunny with plenty of water – their diet consists largely of water so making sure they have access to it throughout the day is key.


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Training a rabbit to litter train is not a quick or easy process. It can take upwards of several weeks for your bunny to get used to using the litter box consistently. There are a few things you can do in order to speed up the process:

1. Create a positive reinforcement environment for your bunny by providing plenty of treats and playtime when he is using the litter box. This will help him associate going in the litter box with good things, instead of feeling scared or ashamed.

2. Start teaching your bunny how to use the litter box at an early age by providing him with small quantities of clean sand or kitty litters to nibble on while he’s learning to use the toilet. This will help him associate going in the litter box with filled stomachs, rather than being disgusted or scared.

3. Be patient – it may take some time for your rabbit to improve his toilet habits, but eventually he should be able to use the litter box without problem!


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Do Blue Eyes Run in Our Rabbit Families?
There is no precise answer, but blue eyes may be less common in rabbits than other mammals. A study from The Animal Kingdom TV show found that blue-eyed rabbits were only one-in-a-thousand and this suggest that natural selection for light coloring might have played a role. Scientists are still trying to figure out why blue eyes are rarer among the rabbit population, but one possibility is that intense sunlight could cause eye damage over time (particularly if there’s a familial history of eye disorders) or genetic mutations might occur leading to the development of blue eyes.
The best way to determine if your bunny has blue eyes is to take a close look at their irises when they’re being groomed or petted – Ideally you will see two different shades of brown within the pupil itself. If your bunny does have blue eyes, they should enjoy plenty of sunshine and fresh air as these factors help promote eye health.

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