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Is wet grass safe?

Discussion in 'Rabbits' started by cats94, Aug 24, 2013.


  1. cats94

    cats94 PetForums Newbie

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    We rescued our two gorgeous baby lop rabbits last week and, because of the good weather this week, they have been in the run we have. Today,however, I'm a bit unsure about whether it's safe to let them into the run because the grass is damp due to the overnight rain. I don't want them to catch a chill or become ill in some other way. Can anyone advise me,please? :)
     
  2. DollyGirl08

    DollyGirl08 PetForums VIP

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    My rabbits go and sit directly in the rain sometimes.
    As long as they have a warm, dry safe place to go, they should be fine. You can pop in a tunnel, a cat carrier with hay inside, a cardboard box...anything they can hop into for a rest if they get tired or cold.
     
  3. cats94

    cats94 PetForums Newbie

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    Thank you! They seem so sad that they can't get out. I'll go now and put them in the run with our cat carrier! I really appreciate your reply :)
     
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    DollyGirl08 PetForums VIP

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    No problem, happy to help.
    When you put them back later you can give them a dry with a towel if they are particularly damp, and just make sure they have lots of bedding to keep warm.
     
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    i would find a way to perminantly attach the run if i were you to be honest, a rabbit should always have acses to a minimum of 36sq ft (6ft x 2ft hutch with 6ft x 4ft run) wet grass is fine, just make sure they have somewhere dry to go
     
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