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BINKYBUNNY FORUMS > Welcome ! > Introducing Neigey
Last Post by mrmac at 10/16/2009 11:06 AM (36 Replies)
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User is Offline Petzy
Northern AB Canada
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10/08/2009 8:27 PM

People in this forum may remember that I bonded my friend's four rabbits recently. I have my own trio but wished for my own quartett after my friend's rabbits left bonded. In my trio Lint is the third wheel, he's also the smallest of my three, a mini rex. So my friend got me a mini rex kit on Sunday. -- I had to stretch the pet quota in my house but I am keeping him. My friend said if I couldn't she would love to have him since the quartett is more her husband's than hers.

This mini rex kit is from a decent breeder (apparently she will take back a rabbit if it ever needed a new home), my first non-rescue rabbit, and just 12 weeks old. His name is Neigey, like french for snow 'neige'-y.

He is my 'only bunny' right now... and I am loving it.

I took some photos of him in the snow. (winter is already here and my patio is basically closed for rabbits )

Photobucket "what happened? did something happen or can I just go back to my hay?"

User is Offline MimzMum
Interior Alaska
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10/08/2009 9:23 PM
OMG, a pure white mini-rex with...are those BLUE eyes? 0_o I am SO jealous! He is beautiful! I'm coming to bunnap him!
"only bunny"? I'm confused.... Didn't you have others, Petzy? Besides your friends' buns I mean?
I can't get over looking at his pictures. The only Mini-rexes I've ever seen all have spots or patches of dark color on their backs, or they're all brown or grey. I've never seen an all white before.
Careful, don't lose sight of him in the snow! lolz.... (He'll be the hopping snowball.)
Lovely! ^_^ Congrats!
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User is Offline Lintini
Bay Area, California
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10/08/2009 10:19 PM
OO he is a beauty!!!! Call me if you can't manage to keep him >.> I will gladly take him off your hands!
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User is Offline mrmac
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10/08/2009 10:26 PM
He is gorgeous! By the way, I LOVE that wood block hamock thing! I want!
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User is Offline Adalaide
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10/08/2009 10:44 PM
He's so cute. I love the pic with snow on his nose. I'm such a sucker for white bunnies.
I'm CDO, it's like OCD but the letters are in alphabetical order like they should be.

User is Offline jerseygirl
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10/08/2009 11:13 PM
Oh Wow! He's gorgeous - your own little bubby bunny. Hopping snowball! lol
So your friend with the quartett has given you this bun so you can have your own quartett? He and Lint are going to compliment each other very nicely - that is in looks, but hopefully also in personality. Is this the youngest you've ever had a rabbit?
So it's Neigey as in "Neigh(like a horse)-Gee" ?

MM, I think by "only bunny" she's meaning single or unbonded. So you get lots of one on one time with them.
Whoever says "It's only a rabbit" has obviously never loved a rabbit.

User is Offline Scooter
Orlando, FL USA
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10/09/2009 3:21 AM
BEAUTIFUL! And with the blue eyes! lovely addition to your home!
I didn't realize when they said house rabbit, this rabbit would be the size of a house! :)

User is Offline Sarita
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10/09/2009 4:11 AM
Very pretty! I have a red-eyed all white standard rex named Emmy. She's very beautiful too.

Watch out though because I think rexes have some kind of extra fat gene in them - not really but I think because of their very short coats they must have somehow adapted themselves to have some "extra" fat to keep warm. You just have to really regulate their diets and make sure they get exercise.

User is Offline Petzy
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10/09/2009 5:37 AM
Thanks everyone! I love my new 'addition'. I took 4 days to decide whether to keep him but those eyes, oh those eyes!

MM: LOL, I think my boyfriend was confused too...b/c I already have a trio of rabbits...

Sarita, thanks for reminding me of the fat gene. Lint has it bad! Right now, Neigey pees everyhere so I am thinking of letting him run in the hallways where I have just laminate flooring. Once he is neutered and littertained he can have my room.

Jersey, It's pronounced like that but with the 'g' sound the french way, like in 'bourgeois'

Adelaide, you love the white ones too?? I never knew until I saw this one, now I'm hooked!

Lintini: I'll keep it in mind... if the bonding goes horrible. It's a mini rex after all!

Mac, thanks, I made he hammock for him and he uses it a lot, mostly for chinning... haha.

--Guys, this bun is 3 months old and chins everything like crazy. He also has a strong scent already...the only bun smaller than him I have kept was Valmore as a kit when I fostered. Valmore didn't have a scent like Neigey and Valmore' s litterhabits were already perfect at 8 weeks...
Photobucket "what happened? did something happen or can I just go back to my hay?"

User is Offline bunnymum
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10/09/2009 5:50 AM
What a handsome fellow!! I see why you couldn't resist!
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User is Offline Sarita
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10/09/2009 6:22 AM
Petzy makes me wonder if he was ever offered a litter box at the breeders or just kept in a cage without a litter box. I also wonder why some rabbits just get it and some don't...seems like we hear it alot that some rabbits have perfect litter habits and some people have a terrible time teaching their rabbit to use the litter box...not sure why that is.

User is Offline Petzy
Northern AB Canada
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10/09/2009 7:54 AM

Sarita, that must be why Neigey has no idea where to potty... I will ask my friend if she saw litter boxes where she got him. Valmore and his sisters of course came from KK's rescue and for sure had boxes from the start.

I made a bunnydate with Lint and Neigey first before deciding on Neigey. Granted, he's so young but I wanted to take advantage of this time before he matures. The date went well, Lint was calm and not wide-eyed or tense. Neigey was scared which helped.

Oh, Jersey and Mimz, that's funny that you call him 'Snowball'. That was going to be his name at first but I changed my mind.

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User is Offline VelvetLion7
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10/09/2009 1:49 PM
He a beauty!!! Congrats!

User is Offline Barbie
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10/09/2009 2:41 PM
Ooo hes so handsome! All white! wow. Good thing you're a good bunny slave, otherwise you'd have an all yellow bunny in no time! =P
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User is Offline Monkeybun
Hillsboro, Oregon
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10/09/2009 11:19 PM

The first 2 pics are FAR too scary to look at for long.

*cowers away from the scary evil snow*

Snow is evil. KILL IT !

 

Very handsome bunbun, wouldn't he just look adorable with a Monkey beside him? One pure white, one all black... <3


User is Offline Petzy
Northern AB Canada
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10/10/2009 7:33 AM

Well, Monkey, I'm not complaining yet... it's only a little below freezing. (I'm saving that for when Fahrenheit and Celsius meet) -- The snow makes nice photos.

Neigey is growing of course, so I try to take lots of pictures.

He is already looking like a little buck.

 

 

 

Photobucket "what happened? did something happen or can I just go back to my hay?"

User is Offline Sonn
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10/10/2009 3:48 PM
He is so adorable! I love white bunnies
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User is Offline Adalaide
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10/10/2009 9:51 PM
I love white bunnies too. Assuming we ever get a second one I'm really hoping Freya can get along with a white lop earred boy. I don't have anything against uppy earred buns, I just have a super soft spot for lops and white buns.
I'm CDO, it's like OCD but the letters are in alphabetical order like they should be.

User is Offline Monkeybun
Hillsboro, Oregon
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10/11/2009 1:43 AM
<3 <3 <3 that video is so cute. bouncing around the box... i miss kokanee, american beer is so bleh.

User is Offline Beka27
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10/11/2009 8:39 AM
This doesn't happen often (b/c he would get fed up after awhile) but there is sometimes a new bun I see on BB that makes me HAVE TO call Mike in from the other room to see. Neigey is one of those bunnies. Mike knows that when I want him to see a bun, it is b/c it is a SPECIAL bunny (one that I would have for myself in a heartbeat!) I'm looking forward to learning more about him!
Meadow..... Photobucket ...... Max, my angel bunny
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