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  • Momi is please to conclude the basic knowledge about caring your rabbits into ten points, and believe by reading our short but precise guides, you could be confident to keep your pets fit and healthy.

  • Feeding & Health
  • 1.
  • Rabbits are herbivore, which is adapted to eat plants and not meat. Hays are the ideal main feeding for rabbits. Many rabbit foods are high in sugar, calories and starch. These are difficult for rabbits to digest and can lead to health problems and obesity, as well as an excess of other nutrients.
  • 2.
  • Offering different kind of hays, vegetable and dried fruit occasionally as treats is good but do not excess.
  • 3.
  • Chewing hay is a kind of rabbit’s natural behavior, which is very important to be kept for your rabbits. By feeding hays, the chewing behavior could be maintained.
  • 4.
  • For rabbits under 1 year old, alfalfa hay plus other grass hay like second cut timothy hay should be fed. Rabbits over 1 year old, 1st cut and 2nd cut timothy hay should be fed.
  • 5.
  • 1st cut timothy is relatively more straw and less leaf than 2nd cut timothy, which leads 1st cut is more coarse. Vets recommend to feed 1st cut timothy because 1st cut timothy would have better performance on rabbit digestive function improvement.

  • Nutrition
  • 6.
  • Timothy hay provides vitamins, minerals, and protein in a form that rabbit's digestive tract not only can handle, but actually needs for its continued good health. By feeding timothy hay, your rabbits will be able to receive necessary nutrients and help your rabbit avoid many health problems.
  • 7.
  • There is a misunderstanding that adult rabbits could only absolute sufficient nutrients daily from the rabbit food which has added supplemental nutrients. The fact is adult rabbits do not need those added supplemental nutrients daily, and all the nutrient needs for adult rabbits could be actually gained from hays. Housing and Environment.
  • 8.
  • Rabbits are active and energetic so that they prefer a bigger cage. Vertically height is not as important as length of the cage.
  • 9.
  • Hay and clean water should be ready all the time. Place a hide box like Momi sweet home woven hay house in the cage so that rabbits could rest inside.

  • Grooming
  • 10.
  • Nail clipping regularly can prevent nails from snagging and help to reduce painful scratches. It is recommended to learn proper techniques of clipping from Veterinarians before owners try to clip for their pets.