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Why Bunnies Aren’t Such a Great Idea at Easter
Special Thanks to the ASPCA for providing the following information.
While it may be tempting to add an adorable bunny to your child’s Easter basket this year, it’s important to consider the associated care and financial commitment necessary to maintain a rabbit as a family pet. Unfortunately, thousands of former Easter bunnies and chicks are abandoned each year when their novelty wears off. Read on to find out more before bringing home a new pet this weekend:
Considering a Bunny?
Domestic rabbits are delightful companion animals. They are inquisitive, intelligent, sociable and affectionate. However, if you give your child a cute baby bunny, there’s a good chance he or will still be around long after your child becomes a teenager.
Here are a Few Facts to Consider:
This means that after all the fun of Easter, you and your children will need to commit to many years of caring for your new pet. Please think about this before adopting a rabbit.
This Easter, stick to candy in your child’s gift basket.