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Here Comes Peter Cotton Tail

Many a child is delighted on Easter morning to find a real, live bunny in their Easter basket. While adopting a pet is admirable, the unfortunate truth is that many of these furry little rabbits end up in animal shelters by the time summer rolls around.

Like any other pet, rabbits require food, exercise and lots of attention. They will live from eight to 10 years, so consider the investment you’re making before you bring Flopsy home to stay. If you’re considering pet adoption—be it a bunny, chick or any other furry creature—be sure to do your due diligence, and be prepared to care for it as part of your family.

 

Posted: 3/19/08