View Full Version : A hard decision...

09-24-2004, 12:10 AM
I'm finding that I'm getting VERY busy with school now, with being in Grade 12 and all. And some of my rabbits NEED extra attention and I don't think I can give them as much attention as they need. I think I'm going to have to let a few of them go... only of course if I can find them good homes. I really don't know who to part with though... I love all of them with all my heart! :(

Do you think this is the right decision? It only seems fair to me. I know for sure I'd like Sophie to go to a new home, she needs lots of loves! I'm not sure who else... I have to give it some serious thought. Also the cost to feed 9 rabbits is quite a lot and we're a little tight on money right now.

If ANYONE is at all interested please PM me.


09-24-2004, 10:26 AM
I know how you feel... I thought this as well with Ferris... he needs to be out at least 2 hrs a day and I'm at school till 5:30 at night... So by the time hmk, supper and everythings done... well you get the idea... But I just couldn't do it... Were gonna try and make it work...

Good luck with finding her a good home... You are making the right decision

09-24-2004, 07:43 PM
Thanks Jodie :) Sorry to hear about you being so busy I know the feeling, I hope things work out with Ferris!

09-24-2004, 07:47 PM
awww I wish I could take one for you, but my mom would never let me :( plus I dont know hwo bonding would work for a Rabbit and a Guinea pig(kari's cage mate is a piggie) I know Kari is fine, but I could never be sure of another bunny :(

09-24-2004, 08:51 PM
oh man! :( i would but i live in CA! :( sorry. :(

09-24-2004, 09:12 PM
Oh, I'm so sorry you have to do this. :( But is important to do what's the best for your pets. I hope they go to wonderful new homes!

09-25-2004, 01:37 AM
:( I'm so sorry. But I think what you're doing is very responsible of you.

I'd LOVE a bun-bun but unfortunately, mum thinks two dogs is enough.

You should post on BrindleWeb (http://brindleweb.com/bbs/index.cgi). It's a rescue message board for Vancouver. I know there are a few people on the island as well. Maybe they know someone looking for a bunny?

09-25-2004, 11:36 AM
Keep them!:eek: Maybe take them in while your doing homework and on weekends spend SO much time with them....I usually am late for school because I take an extra five minutes petting mine:rolleyes: My school takes away 2 points for being late.....I HATE my school!too many pointless rules!
Anywayz I think you should keep them, maybe stop breeding now though? I'm going to wait until I'm out of Univarsity to breed rabbits again.
Well I hope you decide to keep them(if not which buns do you have that special bond with).

09-25-2004, 12:29 PM
Originally posted by binka_nugget
You should post on BrindleWeb (http://brindleweb.com/bbs/index.cgi). It's a rescue message board for Vancouver. I know there are a few people on the island as well. Maybe they know someone looking for a bunny?

Thanks Ashley, I'll definitely do that.

09-25-2004, 12:32 PM
O they are so cute and beautiful! I wish I could have them but 5 rabbits is enough for me....I sure hope they all get nice homes! Are you going to keep at least one or two?

09-25-2004, 12:50 PM
Originally posted by wabbitwuver
Are you going to keep at least one or two?

Oh yes! I'm probably going to be keeping 6 or so... :)

09-25-2004, 12:51 PM
YaY!:D lol

09-25-2004, 12:54 PM
Yeah... :) I'm just finding right now with 9 rabbits, I'm going through a huge bag of pellets in like 2 1/2 weeks and that stuff is exspensive! And Sophie and Jack really need more attention... and Trinity needs a home where someone can give her lots of one-on-one time, she's got a bit of a difficult attitude. :p I may also let Autumn go... not sure.

09-25-2004, 01:10 PM
Yeah with 9 rabbits you definitly go through ALOT! I had 9 before because of the babies and we went through SO much supplies it was crazy and WAY to expensive, We got rid of Smokey first, who is doing awesome! She and Cinnamon are together now no fights no nothing:D It's great to see father and daughter(he's neutered now) and Blueberry,Blackberry & Q-Tip at at the Petstore:( Actually I left my website address on a poster at the petstore and someone must have read it because:

Sep 20 2004 06:47 pm
this is any awesome site. I might be getting a bunny and I has givin me alot of info on how I need to prepare for having one and what do to with a bunny. I might be getting on of your bunnys I like the one that is alomst all white and has just a little black on her. Well wish me luck on getting one keep putting more info and pics on its a real help.

wanting to get a bunny to love

Sep 23 2004 03:45 pm
Hey!its the wanting to get a bunny girl... I am getting one of your bunnies but its not the mostly white one because she got sold before we had a chance to get her but I'm getting the other female and my dad said we could get both of the ones left but since we've never had bunnies before we thought it would be better to start with one. holly cow look and all I've writtin but so yah your rabbits are so cuddly and sweet. Again awesome site. Well I'll keep ya posted on my bunny. Bye!

Sep 24 2004 09:13 pm
Hey its me again but instead of my name being wanting a bunny to love its GOT my bunny tonight!! We brought home Q-Tip I guess was her name. We put up the cage and we are still getting her used to having to push on the water bottle to make water come out not just sniff it beacuse if she doesn't by tonight we will just give her a bowl of water. Boy does she ever LOVE carrots! as soon as we put one in the cage shes almost done it all ready! Well any helpful hints or suggestions? I'm so glad we got her shes wonderful! Well bye for now but I'll keep ya posted.
Happy to have a new bunny but still don't know a name!

So Blueberry is sold to who knows:( I wanna know! And Q-Tip was sold to this girl! I so happy she got her!YaY!:D But now Blackberry is all alone in the pen:(

09-27-2004, 02:49 AM
I feel your pain. Over a year ago, we had to rehome our rabbits too. They are like dogs and require constant attention. That, and we didn't have enough room for them, as we gave them over half of our living room. :(

We found the best home ever for them and I attribute that to patience and time. A woman I used to work with was looking for rabbits she could adopt and evn since then, they've been the happiest bun buns ever! She lets them sleep with her on the weekends...that's how commited to them she is.

Just put the word out, use that site that was posted and really get to know where they're going to go.

Any decision with the best interests of your bunnies in mind is the best one. :)

Aspen and Misty
09-27-2004, 01:43 PM
While I understand that you can not give them enough attention. If feeding is a problem, have you tried local fed stories? We get 50 pounds of food for 9 dollars at our local tractor supply store. We have had it for over a month now it still has MORE then half the food left in it and it's feeding 4 bunnies. I understand that you have 9 bunnies, so you would go through it faster and I don't know what kind of food you were getting before.

Also, you can buy a bale of hay for 3 dollars off of local farmers. If you offer them 5 dollars they are making money and will most likly take you up on it. There is a problem with this though, poisionise weeds can be mixed into the hay, so you have to watch for them.

Another Option is Oxbow hay, one of the best hays out here today. You can buy 50 pounds of hay for $28.99 or 25 pounds of hay for $19.99

Here is there web site


These are just suggestions for you. This might help you financlly with the remaining rabbits you do keep.


09-28-2004, 10:40 PM
Unfortunately my Mom told me she thought I should let one of the babies go... :( so I decided on Moonstruck. Luckily a friend of mine is going to be getting her in a few weeks and I'll still be able to go visit her! :)