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Baby bunnies on my front lawn.. Is there anything I can do to help it?

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Baby bunnies on my front lawn.. Is there anything I can do to help it?

There are 5 baby bunnies there. They don't have their eyes open and they seem to be twitching and kicking in there.. Will the racoons find it and eat it? I don't see the mother rabbit anywhere. I can post some pictures later when I get back. I don't want them to die. How do i feed them?
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I don't think you want baby bunnies on your lawn, not if you have a garden, anyway. Some idiot released rabbits in my mom's neighbourhood in Calgary and she is plagued by rabbits eating her vegetables every year. Perhaps call animal control and see what they suggest?
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Leave them alone. Do not touch them, if you do the mother will reject them. She's probably moving them to the new nest or you happened upon her nest.
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Mars2012 wrote:
Jul 2nd, 2012 2:46 pm
I don't think you want baby bunnies on your lawn, not if you have a garden, anyway. Some idiot released rabbits in my mom's neighbourhood in Calgary and she is plagued by rabbits eating her vegetables every year. Perhaps call animal control and see what they suggest?
This. :arrowu:

Even for as cute and cuddly as they are, they are pests and you'll want to be rid of them.
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Ottomaddox wrote:
Jul 2nd, 2012 3:52 pm
This is how to care for them.
And then this is how the mother bunny will care for him.

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trixstar wrote:
Jul 2nd, 2012 2:23 pm
There are 5 baby bunnies there. They don't have their eyes open and they seem to be twitching and kicking in there.. Will the racoons find it and eat it? I don't see the mother rabbit anywhere. I can post some pictures later when I get back. I don't want them to die. How do i feed them?
I read that the mother rabbit goes away during the day
and comes back at night to feed her bunnies (they drink her milk???)

maybe leave a bowl of water for the mother rabbit to drink in case she's thirsty

this week has been hot outside


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trixstar wrote:
Jul 2nd, 2012 2:23 pm
There are 5 baby bunnies there. They don't have their eyes open and they seem to be twitching and kicking in there.. Will the racoons find it and eat it? I don't see the mother rabbit anywhere. I can post some pictures later when I get back. I don't want them to die. How do i feed them?
Let the mother nature decide what happens.
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you don't want to actively / directly interfere with the bunnies.

you will want to indirectly get rid of them. spread some dog fur on your lawn. i can sell you some.
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Conquistador wrote:
Jul 2nd, 2012 3:27 pm
This. :arrowu:

Even for as cute and cuddly as they are, they are pests and you'll want to be rid of them.
Sheesh. This attitude that you need to kill all living things that are an inconvenience is disgusting. Having a bunny nibbling on a vegetable garden should not require extermination.
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so i checked back again, and one of the baby has died. Should i remove the dead bunny? Ants are beginning to colonize the area and it may irritate the other bunnies
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peano wrote:
Jul 2nd, 2012 8:05 pm
Sheesh. This attitude that you need to kill all living things that are an inconvenience is disgusting. Having a bunny nibbling on a vegetable garden should not require extermination.
Obviously written by someone that has never had a garden decimated by vermin.
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peano wrote:
Jul 2nd, 2012 8:05 pm
Sheesh. This attitude that you need to kill all living things that are an inconvenience is disgusting. Having a bunny nibbling on a vegetable garden should not require extermination.
Sheesh, where did I say anything about killing them? :facepalm:

Please get together with the OP and see if you can have all the bunnies in your yard.
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trixstar wrote:
Jul 2nd, 2012 8:11 pm
so i checked back again, and one of the baby has died. Should i remove the dead bunny? Ants are beginning to colonize the area and it may irritate the other bunnies


I think that the bunny could have died because it's too hot / sunny outside

read this:






http://ontariospca.ca/what-we-do/humane ... dlife.html

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PROTECT your pet from HOT SUN/HEAT. Dogs can die of heat stroke/dehydration=panting, fast breathing. Dogs need WATER, SHADE, COOL air
http://youtu.be/rYmk2jJZGdM
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qHgrrA1ERgo
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