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Offline Rattology

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would my rabbit like a friend?
« on: April 10, 2011, 03:14:48 PM »
she is about 4 years old. she is scared of my rats. do rabbits like having cagemates? thanks.

Offline Melissaratmama

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Re: would my rabbit like a friend?
« Reply #1 on: April 10, 2011, 06:56:50 PM »
Yes... same sex buddy or  a spayed/neutered buddy!Goodluck
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Offline htsr4

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Re: would my rabbit like a friend?
« Reply #2 on: April 12, 2011, 09:10:06 PM »
Most rabbits do like having a buddy. My rabbits have been soo much happier since bonding them. You need to get her spayed if shes not already and the other rabbit would need to be spayed/neutered too. You will want to read this.
http://www.rabbit.org/faq/sections/introductions.html

Offline Cari

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Re: would my rabbit like a friend?
« Reply #3 on: May 09, 2011, 11:25:29 PM »
she is about 4 years old. she is scared of my rats. do rabbits like having cagemates? thanks.

Ditto to what was said about spaying and neutering before intros. Male-Female pairs work best. I don't recommend trying to mix females as they tend to be the most territorials. Males work well together, too, although they tend to fight quite a bit at first in my experience. I bond bunnies for my local shelter.