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Seasonal? Maybe they are! Our rabbits spent a lot of time in winter in the top box and the clear dig but a change of weather and they are almost full time in the lookout box and the 8x4 elevated tray. Teddy is fond of the lookout and it fits just him when he wants time away from the lively Polar! (respect for Ted at age 11, Polar 5) The guinea pigs who were always in the hay hutch in winter are now permanently in the 4ft run. It's great to see them choosing their areas to suit the temperature. Everything is...

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When we made the first Runaround I was excited to watch the rabbits and see what suited them. I came from a view point of preferring all animals to be free ideally - living next to us in harmony - but of course the domesticated or even slightly tamed rabbits could never successfully join a warren and so the interest was to see how near to the natural state we could get by offering something similar. Presently we keep our rescues inside our system of top Boxes, runs and tunnels because we are in a garden  near a road. Previously...

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Today is earth day - a day in which we reflect on how we are changing the planet with our activities. Green issues have never been so high and yet there is an irrepressible force for continuing to do the wrong thing because we have quickly adapted to living the way we do. Some of us might welcome a slow down, less planes, slower journeys, less technology but it is unlikely many of us will all want to go back in time as it could easily be viewed. Some developments may help to save the earth such as inventing ways to feed the human...

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Still we worry about our spaces - the size of the rabbit area matters and there is plenty of advice on how big. The truth is, if a bunny were free they wouldn't be concerned, they could bob around exactly where they fancied and their home would change and extend according to the warren needs. They run a complex route, jumping in and out of hedgerows and tend to be near cover constantly.  At Runaround we like giving our bunnies a fee run. They are older and not so hard to round up now, but even when young we used to allow this. Through doing this we learned when...

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Rabbits are all about Spring! Easter cards are a reminder that the wild bunnies are out and about and increasing in number. Spring can make our domesticated rabbits a bit more frisky. They might dig more, make nests and hope to mate even if they are neutered. Also, very excitingly, there is grass growing again! With a general excitement in the air so it is good to plan a new set up in Spring. Our rabbits have been out all year anyway, but they love a change and some new items to explore. As such, we added the lookout box to the system. We...

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