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Offline Badhabit

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My daughter needs help live catching domestic rabbits.
« on: June 03, 2018, 10:05:46 AM »
She lives in Seatac and about two weeks ago about 8-9 domestic rabbits started hanging out in her neighborhood.  She and a couple of neighbors would like someone to live catch them or help or teach them how to live catch them so they can be rehomed. Any information so she can contact someone would be appreciated.

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My daughter needs help live catching domestic rabbits.
« Reply #1 on: June 03, 2018, 11:03:27 AM »
Feed in a live trap seems to work. Pellets or Timothy hay or something like that. The other thing that works is a salmon sized fishing net. Rehoming feral rabbits is tough. If they have a little bit of wild in them, they won’t make good pets and They’re expensive to have neutered or spayed.
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Re: My daughter needs help live catching domestic rabbits.
« Reply #2 on: June 04, 2018, 11:21:51 AM »

Domestic rabbits are easy to trap.  You can use carrots or apples.
Re-home ..................... not suggested, not a good idea.  I'm thinking re-home to the pot  :EAT:
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Re: My daughter needs help live catching domestic rabbits.
« Reply #3 on: June 04, 2018, 12:21:59 PM »

Domestic rabbits are easy to trap.  You can use carrots or apples.
Re-home ..................... not suggested, not a good idea.  I'm thinking re-home to the pot  :EAT:
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Re: My daughter needs help live catching domestic rabbits.
« Reply #4 on: June 04, 2018, 12:33:32 PM »
That's what I was thinking too.  She really likes bunnies and wants to have the humane society pick them up once she captures some of them. I didn't share my feelings as I knew she'd send me home.

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Re: My daughter needs help live catching domestic rabbits.
« Reply #5 on: June 04, 2018, 01:04:47 PM »
As a kid I netted some in our landing nets.  They were in the net a matter of seconds before they chewed thru the netting.

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Re: My daughter needs help live catching domestic rabbits.
« Reply #6 on: June 04, 2018, 05:02:45 PM »
Apple pieces

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Re: My daughter needs help live catching domestic rabbits.
« Reply #7 on: June 06, 2018, 11:33:43 AM »
Badhabit,
The Humane Society will adopt out Bunnies.
 I would think they would go fast, if they aren't too Waskally.  :chuckle:
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Re: My daughter needs help live catching domestic rabbits.
« Reply #8 on: June 06, 2018, 07:49:50 PM »
Humane society has a good shot at euthanizing them too. :twocents:
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Re: My daughter needs help live catching domestic rabbits.
« Reply #9 on: June 06, 2018, 10:14:59 PM »
Humane society has a good shot at euthanizing them too. :twocents:

Not always a bad idea. They spread disease like wildfire.

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