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A girl I know just got a rabbit at FOUR weeks of age!
The HRS webpage says its unlawful to remove the babies before they are 8 weeks old. (http://www.rabbit.org/care/babies.html)
I assume she bought the rabbit from a pet store but shes being really funny about answering my questions.
Is there anything I can do to ensure this place isnt giving out more baby buns at less than 8 wks of age?
Well, i really do think she got it at a pet store and when i told her my concern over her age i also told her if she had any bunny questions to let me know. When I got my first bun 4yrs ago i would have loved it if someone had offered to answer questions when i needed it. She just refused to answer my question about where she got it.
What really worries me is we went to a petstore over the weekend to buy one of those small animal balls that animals run in for our hedgehogs and they had bunnies.
There was an adorable gray mini-rex and he was so tiny. My mini rex was 9wks old when we brought her home and this one was a perfect mini rex and was way too small to be that age. So im worried that this is a new thing they are doing-selling them before they should be.
I guess I was ignorant enough to think they they all followed the rules on the age limit. That has got to be so traumatizing to the animals.
When I was a kid we were given a kitten from someone who got it and didnt want it. It was taken from its mom and i swear that cat was so strange! You could tell it has some serious issues and my mom always said it was from being taken too young from its mom.