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There’s no doubt that bunnies and chicks are very cute!  And there are some bunnies that need to be adopted and rescued.  We just ask that you read this before bringing home a bunny or chick for Easter!

Bunny Rabbits

  • Rabbits are not “low-maintenance” pets, and are a poor choice as a pet for children.
  • They have a lifespan of 10 years and require as much work as a dog or cat.
  • Your home must be bunny-proofed, or Thumper will chew cords and furniture.
  • Rabbits must be neutered or spayed or they will mark your house with feces and urine.
  • They should live indoors, as members of the family.

Chicks and Ducks

  • They become fully grown in 1 month (maybe 2).
  • Chicks/Ducks do not make good starter pets for children, they are not easy to care for.
  • Chicks/Ducks can peck and pinch aggressively.
  • Chicks/Ducks are extremely messy eaters and poop a lot.
  • Chicks/Ducks can develop health problems and cannot be treated by a standard “dog or cat” veterinarian.
  • Exotic veterinary bills are prohibitively expensive.

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