What Happened to My Chair –answer

This happened. Here’s a link to the previous post with the question. Bugsy, our Holland Lop rabbit, lives in the education holding room and seems to shed large amounts of fur every 3 months and sheds less during the months in between. He is in constant need of brushing. The dead hair that easily pulls off of him in small tufts is typically a very light grey; which strikes me as silly since he’s a black bunny. Bugsy gets brushedRead more

Education Holding Room

Back on the Animal Support Hall we have an entire room of animals for education purposes which we call the EHR. The animals in the Education Holding Room are taken out by Museum Educators for special events, birthday parties, even trips to local schools.Read more

Update: Jean is a pain in the…

Jean, as you know, has been confined to the Exam Room to recover from her injury. She’s been on over 3 weeks of cage rest and now she gets 3 weeks of some non-jumping floor time. She’s doing great. However, I come back to work from being off and read the following emails. The first from Jill, and the second from Katy. **************** Subject: Word to the wise Gave Jean Rabbit exercise in vet room this weekend and when IRead more

Nimbus might really love to throw things

Or she really hates fake carrots. I have been so super excited to write this post. Way back in September (back when it was warm, I can’t even remember what that feels like) I did a very scientific experiment exploring the claim given by a certain rabbit toy that said, “Rabbits love to throw things”. I was skeptical, and rightly so! If you haven’t seen that video then go back and bring yourself up to speed because this post won’tRead more

Nimbus update

Thought you guys might like an update about Nimbus, our farmyard rabbit, who is still hanging out in the building (further explanation). She has up days and down days, and we plan to keep her inside for the winter, and possibly permanently. We are assessing her daily quality of life by watching how much she eats, if her feces look normal, and how she’s sitting most of the day–legs under her or splayed out. We also try to notice ifRead more