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Last Post by CupcakeandDizziesMom at 10/24/2012 3:36 AM (16 Replies)
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User is Offline Elizabeth Paige
Sunny Seattle
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9/12/2012 7:05 PM

I used to use kaytee clean and fresh bedding but my bun Babbity seems to hate it, i have a friend who said i should use Kaytee Pine Bedding is that safe to use? 

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User is Offline Monkeybun
Hillsboro, Oregon
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9/12/2012 7:16 PM
Pine is a no no unless its a pellet form.

I use carefresh, its quite nice. Any kind of paper based bedding would be fine, or a woodstove pellet with no accelerants.

Pine shaving have dangerous aromatic oils and phenols that can cause major damage to little bunny respiratory systems, and livers. Just say no to pine shavings

User is Offline Mimzy
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9/13/2012 10:47 AM
I've heard great things about care fresh as well as horse stall pellets which is what I use. Works great!
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User is Offline LittlePuffyTail
New Brunswick, Canada
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9/13/2012 1:28 PM
My two buns I've tried Carefresh with thought it was a tasty snack.
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User is Offline Lillydahungrybunny
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9/13/2012 1:32 PM
I agree with monkeybun, try aspen, thats what I use and it smells good too!

User is Offline Amys Animals
Southern California
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9/23/2012 2:34 PM
If you have a feed store around you I suggest you go there and pick up some horse stall pellets. Not only is is cheap but it absorbs really well and I can't ever smell my bunnies with it. Really a great bedding. I love it!
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User is Offline Kayle
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9/23/2012 4:04 PM
I use kaytee clean and fresh and my bun doesn't eat it o: I do out tons of hay on top though. I also tried the horse stall pellets, and I like them better but they're kinda hard to find around me.
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User is Offline peppypoo
Texas
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9/23/2012 7:05 PM
Just checking - what are you using the bedding for? Litter box or to cover the bottom of the cage?
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User is Offline Elizabeth Paige
Sunny Seattle
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9/23/2012 8:53 PM
its to cover the bottom of her cage she likes to roll in stuff and eat her bedding
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User is Offline tanlover14
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9/23/2012 9:11 PM
We also use and LOVE CareFresh for our buns!
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User is Offline Monkeybun
Hillsboro, Oregon
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9/23/2012 11:12 PM
You do not need bedding anywhere except in a litter box. It can confuse them with litter training otherwise

User is Offline HyzenthlayLudo
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10/01/2012 4:10 PM
Personally I use carefresh and it works for me, but I know that the shelter where I board my buns uses shredded newspaper and swear by it.

User is Offline Sam and Lady's Human
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10/01/2012 5:43 PM
I've read stories of care fresh causing stasis, so I would not use it if your bun eats it at all.

I use equine pellets, or wood stove pellets. Cheap, and work brilliantly.

User is Offline bullrider76543
Joplin MO
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10/01/2012 5:45 PM
I agree, I use cozy n fresh pellets and it a lot cheaper and safer. only $6 for a 25 lb bag
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User is Offline bmt87
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10/01/2012 6:11 PM
I use Carefresh - from time to time Lola will nibble on it and I freaked out the first time I saw her doing it but it has never caused her any problems. I guess it might for a rabbit with tummy issues.... but I think most buns are weird some times and just like to explore things with their mouth and will nibble on anything from time to time (string hanging off the pillow? one stray fiber in the carpet hanging out? immediate licks and nibbles!)

I refuse to use the Kaytee stuff (the white tissue-y paper shredded stuff). It is AWFUL - it has this static cling effect and I still find pieces of it from time to time even though I only bought it once and that was back in April. She would fling it out of her litter box with her feet when she jumped out of her box and it would get tracked everywhere...
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User is Offline pitbullsNbuns
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10/10/2012 5:58 PM
I use pellets,cheaper and better for me (: Although I do love carefresh !

User is Offline CupcakeandDizziesMom
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10/24/2012 3:36 AM
Cupcake loves her Carefresh litter....but Dizzie gets shredded paper (because apparently to her, Carefresh = yum!!) I have to clean Dizzie's litter box twice a day, but she doesnt eat the paper, so its fine with me
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