I am publishing a little shorter blog post today. I have another post that will be released on Friday that has a Good Friday/Easter message. However, I also wanted to keep to my regular Tuesday writing. So, I decided to release a message about something that I feel strongly about – the problems with getting a rabbit (especially for children) for Easter.
For many, the Easter holidays have become a time to celebrate a large meal, an egg hunt, chocolate candies, and ducks, chicks, and bunnies. I have a problem with what this godly holiday has morphed into, but focusing on that isn’t my intent with this posting. My aim is to give you reasons to NOT buy a live animal (in particular a rabbit) for a child at this time.
For seven years I was a rabbit owner and a member of the Michigan Rabbit Rescue organization. During this time I was able to foster many rabbits in my home and it gave me the chance to witness various rabbit personalities. I also learned a lot of information that I was totally unaware of previously. As you read through the cautions below, you may know of exceptions to these statements. There are always exceptions to general truths – take for example someone you know who lived into their nineties, even though they were an avid smoker. Just know that these bunny facts are shown true with many, many rabbits. Continue reading