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I feed my bunny once before we leave for the day and again when we get home. We give him Ecotrition(sp??) from Petco. It has dried fruits and veggies, alfalfa pellets and Timothy Hay pellets in it. Then we also have the Timothy Hay in his Hay Buffet. Am I overfeeding him??? I change his bedding every other day. And fill his water bottle every other day as well.
Also, I tried giving him toys to play with and change them out every 3 days or so, but I never see him playing with them. Also, (sorry Im full of questions) he doesnt like the chew sticks we have given him. We have tried 3 different kinds and nothing. He leaves them there, and will chew on his cage instead. What would you reccomend for his chewing???
ETA: He will be going to the vet for a checkup in 2 weeks since he has never been before since weve gotten him.
Rabbits should have a diet consisting mainly of timothy hay... Pellets should be provided, but in small amounts. I'd say no more than 1 cup a day... It is up to you if you would like to feed your rabbit just once a day, or break it up into two meals. As for the pelleted meal you are feeding... Any Petco employee will tell you that the small animals prefer "variety" in their meals, and will like the veggies and other items, but really, just a plain pelleted diet is much healthier for them. I used to feed my show rabbits Purina... GOOD food! I had to purchase it through the local feedstore, and I would buy in bulk (I had a large rabbitry)... The food was fantastic, though, I highly recommend it.
As for the chewing... There is no real way to get a rabbit to chew, if he doesn't want to.
I wouldn't worry too much about it! As long as your bunny doesn't have maloclussion, there is no concern if he isn't interested in gnawing.