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Trudie - 2013-01-26
I am living in South Africa and have 3 bags of good quality white angora fur to sell but I don't know where to start. I have been on the internet but could'nt find any buyers to contact.

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Anonymous - 2013-01-25
I love squirrels.

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Jamie - 2013-01-21
My husband and I took our kids and dogs to a park and we found a English Spot bunny too scared to move. We now have him and have given him a wonderful home. I can say that he is very sweet loves to be around us and our 3 kids. He loves to run around with our 2 ferrets and our cats. If anyone is looking into getting a bunny a English Spot is a great one to get. I would love to add another one so Lucky wouldn't be the only one

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Tunde Fajko - 2013-01-19
Hi! I want a deer baby! I live in uk, manchester! I really want a deer! A deer is my dream! ! I give you any pound if you want, just give me any baby deer!  Please please please! I was so sad because i dont have deer! Please answer back! T-h-a-n-k_y-o-u_s-o_m-u-c-h

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marenne - 2013-01-18
my rat needs to be put down and we cant afford a vet a fellow rat lover said give them deadly food but are there any foods that can kill a rat without makeing it suffer

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  • Jeremy Roche - 2013-01-18
     If you can't here's a very humane way (which is arguably more humane than the euthanasia shot)

    Its called a CO2 (carbon dioxide) chamber. take a small, airtight box or bowl, a small cup with a good bit of baking soda and another cup of vinegar. say goodbye to your rat, and put him in the box. put the cup in as well, and pour in the vinegar. shut the box tightly, and leave it alone for 20-30 minutes. then remove the lid and bury your rat
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Julie - 2010-03-30
My little hotot (Pancakes) does not ever want to be held or picked up. Is this normal?

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  • Annie - 2010-04-01
    Generally when a rabbit matures and hormones start kicking in they become stand offish or irritable, maybe even showing aggressive tendancies. One way to help resolve this issue would be to have your rabbit spayed or neutered (it takes alot of research to find a good rabbit vet in most locations that will do a spay/neuter and especially at a reasonable price so check your local shelter or rabbit rescues for recommendations). The other possibility is that your rabbit has issues with the way its being handled or it feels that its personal space (generally being its cage or litter box) is being encroached upon by humans or other animals. Researching rabbit behavior and learning to read your rabbits "body language", modifying your behavior and adjusting things around your home to appease your rabbit will better your relationship. Also, does your rabbit have an ample supply of toys to help de-stress? Rabbits may stress over minor daily activities like humans or animals coming in and out of the home or being noisey and they simply need something to preoccupy their minds with and play is just a great source of relaxation for a rabbit. Make sure your rabbit has plenty of toys and boxes to dig around in that are its personal "things" and not used by other animals (or humans). Good luck!
  • Anonymous - 2010-10-17
    No this is not normal it is probably because it wasn't handled from a young age which can result in that. There are other reasons look it up I bet you'll find something!
  • anonamys - 2011-04-10
    I would suggest working with him every day like when you change his food try and let him smell your hand or something just try and let him getr used to you and then try holdiong him
  • Anonymous - 2011-08-24
    my bunny doesn't like to be held much either
  • faith - 2012-12-23
    I just adopted a hotot and I've taked him out of his cage but he just hops back in. Should i be worried? I leave the cage open hoping he would come out. He leans out but doesn't come out
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Stacy - 2004-01-13
Hi, I had a black and white dutch and he was the most friendly rabbit that I have ever met. He was very social and loved people and our dog very much. If you ever want a pet rabbit, definitely choose a dutch rabbit, a male if you can. They are much more friendly than the females. Mine lived to be 10 years old. They make fantastic pets!!

Danielle - 2006-01-25
hiya there. I have a light brown dutch rabbit ans she is so cute. She always licks me and my family and she licks my dads socks. She is so so so sweet. Her name is lady short for marmelade. She runs around my garden and when i come in from school she runs up to sniff me. Also, when my dad is in the garden gardening, Lady follows him around and once my dad was looking at what he had to do next and lady was sitting next to him looking as well and it was so so so so so cute.
She has a black stripe going across her back, shes very different from the other dutch rabbits. She loves everyone!

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erica - 2013-01-17
I have a sweet albino female I may sell to a good home. Contact me at

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chris - 2012-03-10
a baby ferret was left on my steps,i do not know how to tell the sex of it to give it a good name,i do not know how old it is

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  • Charlie Roche - 2012-03-12
    If it is a baby than it is young and why don't you think of a name that isn't gender specific. List a bunch of names and then say them and name your little furry one the name it responds to.
    Names like Billie, Cory, Sam, Bobby, ..........
  • Jet - 2013-01-17
    Look at the belly. If there appears to be a bellybutton, it's a boy, and that's not a bellybutton lol. You can sometimes tell age by looking at the teeth. If they are small and not quite in yet (still teething) then he/she is likely under 12 weeks. I would take him/her to the vet for a checkup and to get updated on shots. I there are 2 dots tattooed in the ear, then he/she is already altered and desented and has had their first set of shots. The vet will also be able to give you an estimate on age to keep updated on shots if the ferret is old enough to need boosters.

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