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I haven't tried bonding any bunnies to each other. I assume that Tank and Ranger are/will be bonded just because they'be been together since birth. The bonding I've been working on is with ME.
Tonight I was in pure bunny heaven. I was cleaning Digger's cage and he ran up to me like he always does. I was rubbing his forehead, which he LOVES when my daughter called my name. I left my hand where it was but stopped petting when I turned to look at her and all of a sudden I feel this nose pecking my hand. He wasn't done with his head rub! I stopped cleaning, scooped him up, and sat down with him on the couch...where I got 25 uninterrupted minutes of lap bunny goodness. He licked me! And after a few minutes he was laying in my lap with his eyes only open about 1/4 of the way. He never once made a move to try to get down. He did dig at me a little and nip my shirt (I think he was trying to scrunch me like a blanket...lol) but once he settled in he was happy to let me run my hands all through his fur.
After I put Digger back in his cage I got 10-15 minutes of lap time (or shoulder time in Ranger's case) with each of the babies. That was almost an HOUR of lap time! I hope tonight wasn't just a fluke. I hope I can spend quiet time like that with them a couple times a week. I know bunnies like to run and play but today they were all practically begging to be held. The babies each came over to me while I was sitting on the couch and stood up with their little paws on my pant legs.
I just had to share, especially since Digger has been feeling so crappy the last couple of days. It's good to know he still loves me.