Rabbits: What You Need to Know About These Misunderstood Animals
Companion Animal Care Article from All-Creatures.org

FROM Joe Taglieri, LadyFreethinker.org
February 2022

For an enlightened, humane approach to properly caring for and coexisting with rabbits, here’s a list of important things to know.

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Rabbits are so endearingly cute that the mere sight of them warms many a human heart. But beyond their adorable surface, rabbits also are fascinating, intelligent animals with complex needs that are often misunderstood.

Gifting rabbits during the holidays has been popular for generations. But before presenting an irresistible Easter bunny to a loved one, people must understand that rabbit care is so much more than just giving them food and a place to sleep — as well as realizing that rabbits are not suitable companion animals for many people.

Unfortunately, a lot of misconceptions exist about proper rabbit care. The portrayal of rabbits and how to nurture and interact with them is often off the mark in popular culture and doesn’t contribute to people’s understanding of how to adequately protect, feed and play with companion rabbits.

Like many other types of animals, rabbits often are used as promotional pieces in commercial marketing and advertising, with a focus on profit rather than the animals’ well-being.


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