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Tips to Maintain Rabbits at Home for Longevity

Many people are afraid of raising rabbits because they are classified as animals that die easily. But actually with the right care, these cute and cute animals can live more than ten years, you know. Here are tips to keep rabbits recommended for you!

1) Provide a comfortable, clean and spacious cage

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Before raising a rabbit, you must provide the cage first. The cage must be comfortable, clean, shady and spacious enough for the rabbit to move. If you intend to keep two rabbits, you should separate the cages, one cage for one rabbit. Don’t forget to clean it 2 times a day too, so the cage doesn’t smell and isn’t damp.

2) Give Healthy Food Intermittently

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There are certain foods that rabbits like like hay, carrots, kale, turnips, cabbage, and fruits such as bananas and grapes. Before giving it, it’s good to be washed first. After dry and withered a little new can be given. Do not give fresh vegetables so that the sap is not eaten. The food menu must also be arranged alternately. For example today given carrots, then tomorrow can be given papaya or banana.

3) Always Provide Water in the Cage

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Maybe you’ve heard that rabbits should not be given a drink. This is not true. Rabbits are like other living things that need water. Therefore, you must regularly change the water in the cage every water.

4) Inviting Rabbit to Play

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Rabbits also need to enjoy the free air. So, occasionally remove rabbits from the cage and invite to play in the yard filled with grass. By inviting him to play you and your pet will get closer and trust you as their master.

5) Pay attention to your pet rabbit’s health

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There are several types of diseases that are susceptible to rabbits, especially if you are not diligent in cleaning the cage, instead leaving it damp. If you see signs that the rabbit has no appetite, the body is getting thinner and looks weak, then immediately take it to the vet for examination.