What Else Should I Put In My Bunny’s Cage?
What is the best thing to put on the bottom of a rabbit cage?
Some people prefer rabbit cages with wire bottoms because a litter pan can be placed underneath. This is generally fine, but you need to include a tile or a piece of wood or cardboard for the bunny to stand/lie on. Standing on the wire floor alone can cause damage and discomfort to your rabbit's paws. via
Do you have to put bedding in a rabbit cage?
Wild rabbits stay in warrens, dens, or holes in the ground. Do rabbits really need bedding? Rabbit bedding is a recommended requirement in a litter box but an optional one in a cage. Maze rug down and seagrass make excellent bedding for chewers while towels and mats are recommended for non-chewers. via
What do rabbits like to play with in their cage?
Rabbit toys need not be expensive, but they do need to be rotated on a regular basis to keep bunny interested and engaged. Simple things like toilet paper rolls stuffed with hay make wonderful toys, as do cardboard boxes with holes cut in them, and pesticide-free branches cut off of backyard apple trees. via
Can I put a blanket in my rabbit cage?
Blankets and towels are great additions to a rabbit's home. Just avoid old, threadbare blankets with holes as paws can be trapped. Ensure your pet is not swallowing large amounts of fabric. Do not wrap your rabbit in a blanket. via
Are rabbits happy in cages?
Like lots of pets, bunnies need plenty of exercise and stimulation. While it's often necessary to cage your rabbit when you're gone or sleeping, confining it to a cage all day is detrimental to its well-being; it denies your rabbit vital exercise, prohibits socialization, and increases boredom and lethargy. via
Do rabbits need light at night?
Rabbits can make their way around in gloomier conditions than humans. They still need some light, though. If your rabbit is allowed to free roam the house while you're asleep at night, provide some illumination. This should be a dim lamp though, not a bright overhead light. via
Can my bunny sleep with me?
If your rabbit wants to sleep with you and can do so safely, it's fine. If you're prepared to risk losing sleep, sharing a bed with a rabbit will deepen your bond. Just remember that rabbits like routine. You can't share your bed some nights but not others. via
What do house rabbits like to sleep on?
The perfect sleeping area for rabbits is a place which approximates a burrow i.e. a roof over their heads and an entrance and exit route. Therefore, house rabbits tend to like sleeping behind sofas or under tables or beds. via
Can I give my bunny a stuffed animal?
Yes, because rabbits love playing with stuffed toys. There are a lot of stuffed animals to choose from pet stores but rabbits prefer smaller ones so they can carry them around the house. via
What do rabbits do for fun?
Untreated wood, straw, wire cat balls, keys, paper towel rolls, and hard plastic baby toys work well, but even with all these fun toys to play with, bunnies are drawn to electrical and phone wires, books, baseboard molding, door jams, and plants. via
What kind of toys do rabbits like to play with?
Objects to manipulate or throw - e.g. untreated straw, wicker, sea-grass mats and baskets, balls and plastic flower pots. Solid plastic baby toys e.g. 'key rings', rattles, stacking cups, and some robust cat and parrot toys can make good rabbit toys. via
Do bunnies use blankets?
Giving rabbits soft blankets are good especially since rabbits want to snuggle with the soft fabrics whenever it is cold. They love to play with and roll around these soft blankets especially during sleeping time. Fleece fabrics are soft and are safe to use for rabbits because they are warm, soft, and seamless. via
Do rabbits like to be held?
Most rabbits love to be cuddled and stroked when approached in the right way. Few like being held or carried as being so high up from the ground makes them feel insecure, however, many will happily sit on your lap or snuggle up next to you for a cuddle. Avoid disturbing your rabbit when it is sleeping. via
Should I let my rabbit roam free at night?
Leaving a rabbit to run free overnight is a bad idea for the following reasons: Rabbits chew everything in sight. Unsupervised rabbit could electrocute themselves or even start a fire. If you have other pets, they will roam the house at nights. via