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January 20th, 2008, 06:46 PM
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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.
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January 21st, 2008, 05:08 AM
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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.

Check out this link: PurinaMills Rabbit

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.

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January 23rd, 2008, 01:36 PM
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I know nothing about rabbits, so im glad Annie replied to your post lol

However, my hamster does not chew on those chew sticks either. He chews up papers towells and makes his bedding and toilet paper rolls.

He does not chew up his cage because hes in a glass aquarium with a screened top.
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January 26th, 2008, 03:13 PM
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A friend told me to give Oreo cardboard, and I was like a little optimistic about giving it to him, but we did, and he LOVES it!!!!!

I give him the Timothy Hay as well. We bought him a little bed as well, for him to sleep in sincehe would sleep in his potty. He looves the bed we got for him.

He is such a silly rabbit!
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January 26th, 2008, 04:05 PM
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He's such a beautiful bunny...
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