What is a Companion Rabbit?

A companion rabbit is just that---a treasured companion!
She's a friend, a member of your family and a pampered house pet.

Until fairly recently, many people mistakenly viewed rabbits as rodents (they aren't- they are "lagomorphs") or as livestock (yuck).

Companion or "house rabbits" are domestic rabbits, not wild rabbits such as:jackrabbits, hares or cottontails.

Wildlife experts agree that wild rabbits belong outside. They do not get tame and can die of stress from attempts to bring them indoors.

Companion rabbits belong inside. They are tame and have lost their natural instincts to defend themselves from predators, like raccoons, hawks and even roaming neighborhood cats and dogs. No outside hutch can compete with a safe, spacious indoor home. Parasites, diseases, the elements and stress from being on guard outside can kill your pet rabbit. Plus, you'll miss out on all the fun of watching your bunny do binkies and happy dances in the comfort of your home. It's truly magical.

Did you know that the average lifespan for an outside hutch rabbit is 2 to 3 years compared to 7 to 10+ years for a spayed/neutered indoor companion rabbit? Furthermore, a life spent isolated or confined in a cage or hutch is boring, depressing and stressful for a social and loving creature such as a rabbit.

In the last few decades, increasing numbers of people have discovered the joys of living with a rabbit in the house, providing basic rabbit-proofing of electrical wires and such. Companion rabbits become a part of the family, just like the family cat or dog, and quietly add joy, playfulness and love.

Shop to Save A Bunny! - Earthy and Elegant Matte Finish Vase

This beautiful handcrafted vase is beige with terra cotta brown and cream colored accents in a swirling pattern. Vase has a matte finish. Would make a beautiful accent piece for any home, and would be perfect for displaying dried flowers, or branches of the season. Vase is signed by the artist on the base. Each piece is unique and slight variations in size, glaze and smoothness is part of the beauty of artisan pieces. Artist wished to remain anonymous.