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Old 04-17-2002, 01:55 PM
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How old has everyone seen a rabbit get to? I thought they were only supposed to get to 4 or 5. I had a rabbit die in September, he was 9! (I know because he was born here) And another rabbit I had had to have been at least 8 yrs old. I have a rabbit now who is 7 years old, her name is Gizzmo. She is such a cutie. So do I just take really good care of rabbits or do they live longer than I am hearing? Here is a picture of Gizzmo.
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Old 04-17-2002, 04:21 PM
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Old 04-17-2002, 04:39 PM
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I guess, heck I dunno. that always made me think because like every rabbit i have had (like 20+) have lived to be at least 5. so i guess, i do i dunno.
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Old 04-18-2002, 03:03 AM
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I have old flopsy he is 9 this year and that is a nice ripe old age for a rabbit but most people are lucky the get 5 for most people dont feed their rabbits right so you must be doing a great job ...
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Old 04-18-2002, 01:55 PM
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i feed them rabbit chow, bread, crackers, carrots and lettuce once in awhile. and they get a handful of grass in there bowls every few days. maybe that is the secret, bread, lol. they get a slice of bread, pellets, and water every day. i alternate with all the other things. hmmmm.... got bread? lol. i had a rabbit once who was a blind deaf albino. IT WAS HUGE! that rabbit had to have weighed about 10 pounds. he was a old rabbit too when he died. hmmmm whats with me and all these old rabbits. lol. i only have 2 rabbits now, i want some more.
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Old 04-18-2002, 06:51 PM
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My 2 boys are coming up to 5 and are very healthy they used to have brown bread baked hard in the oven but they are on a diet ,and because they are getting older they have more of a veg and hay diet so I can cut out the some of the calcium.When my friend went to a rescues centre they had a rabbit that was 13.
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Old 04-18-2002, 06:55 PM
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wow that is old.. some animals end up surprising us with how long they live.... i had a hampster that was about 5 years old when she died, and i had a horse that was 35+ when she died, which is like 15yrs longer than the average life expectancy of a horse.
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Old 04-24-2002, 03:13 AM
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its a very sad day in my house ...mr flopsy has passed over to the other side ..he was 9.5 years old ...we will miss him so.
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Old 04-24-2002, 01:03 PM
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awwww i am soooo sorry. :-(
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Old 04-24-2002, 02:43 PM
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sorry to hear that goodgirl
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Old 04-27-2002, 10:33 PM
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So sorry to hear your bunny passed on to the bridge.
My Dwarf passed on last summer. He was 10 years old.
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Old 04-27-2002, 10:40 PM
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Old rabbits


I had 2 old rabbits. 1 passed on last summer. His was a dwarf named Thumbalina and he was 10 years old.
My other rabbit, Pepper,is a rescue and are not sure how old he is. He was about 2 when we got him 5+ years ago. Maybe somebody can tell me what breed he is?
Pepper is the large white/black spotted one.
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Old 04-27-2002, 10:46 PM
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Mini Rex ... is my best guess is the fur really thick and soft...
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Old 04-27-2002, 10:49 PM
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Mini Rex ... is my best guess is the fur really thick and soft...


Yes, soft and thick. But I don't think he is a mini.......LOL He must weigh at least 20 lbs.
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Old 04-27-2002, 10:56 PM
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well my eclipes is very heavy and she is a rex and so is my coconut ..there are pics of them on here if you want to see .. my coconut is small for a rex but eclipes is fat thanks to Possmonica
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