What do I need to buy before I bring my new rabbit home?
A: Your shopping list should contain the following
The minimum recommended size for a hutch is 120 cm . It is essential that your rabbit have the room to stretch in all directions. A rabbit hutch that’s too small can affect your rabbits health – causing spine problems, muscle wastage and obesity.
Rabbits should also be allowed out of their cage frequently to play and exercise in a safe environment. A pet playpen is ideal for this purpose.
If you prefer to have a safer option then you can take your rabbit for a walk with a harness. They are available at pet stores.
They are available at pet stores.
It is easy to litter tray rabbits so get a litter tray. Something that do not take too much space up in bunny’s hutch.
Rabbits will need hay as well as a rabbit pellet mix available from pet stores or City Farmers.
Feeding bowl ceramic (not something that is too light, bunnies like to play with it and toss it in the air then all the food is out)
Water Bottle or Bowl