When Easter is around the corner, many people consider buying a pet rabbit, sometimes on a whim or as a gift for small children. While rabbits do make wonderful indoor companions (who can be litter-trained, just like cats), people should take the time to learn the reality of pet rabbit ownership.
Happy Easter from your friends at MyHouseRabbit.com!
Here’s a cute photo we came across today.
As Easter approaches, it is good to spread the message that:
1. Rabbits are not disposable, low-maintenance pets
2. With proper care, rabbits can live around 15 years
3. There are many homeless rabbits in need of forever homes, so it is better to adopt a rabbit rather than buy one.
Found Animals Foundation, Inc. has partnered with rescues in the Los Angeles area to help adopt out the overwhelming number of homeless rabbits by offering a LIVE streaming BunnyCam showing many of the adoptable rabbits in the area.
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If you live in the Los Angeles area and would like to adopt a rabbit, vist:
Well, I don’t actually like chocolate, so I can’t confirm if dairy-free, egg-free chocolate Easter bunnies taste similar to non-vegan chocolate bunnies, but I did find a comprehensive list of them for all the vegans out there.
Go Dairy Free recently published an article listing 8 chocolatiers selling dairy-free, egg-free chocolate bunnies: http://www.godairyfree.org/200803062325/News/Nutrition-Headlines/Now-Where-am-I-Going-to-Find-a-Dairy-Free-Chocolate-Bunny.html
They have since published an addendum to the list: http://www.godairyfree.org/200803072327/News/Nutrition-Headlines/Introducing-New-Members-to-the-Dairy-Free-Chocolate-Bunny-Family.html
Tania Fardella, of 24 Carrot Lane (and the Magic Dream Cottage), has written an article on why giving a live bunny to a child for Easter isn’t a good idea. She lists many things to consider before bringing a rabbit into the home. And, if you’ve done your research and truly believe you’re ready for a pet rabbit, she urges readers to adopt rather than buy one.
Read the full article here: http://www.alamedasun.com/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=2851&Itemid=20