It's one of those weird things. We've had a lot of requests lately for older rabbits because we've had a lot of people who's current rabbits lost a partner. Old doesn't necessarily mean unadoptable, but it is tougher to adopt, usually. Rabbits in general are pretty hard to place -- we may place 30-40 guinea pigs per year and only 5-7 rabbits.
We are as gods to the beasts of the fields. We order the time o' their birth and the time o' their death. Between times, we ha' a duty. - Terry Pratchett.
"Men have forgotten this truth", said the fox, "But you must not forget it. You become responsible, forever, for what you have tamed. - Antoine de Saint-Exupéry