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Old 08/02/07, 12:32 PM
 
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Rabbitosis

I have had rabbits for several years. And also raised them years ago for meat. Some of my rabbits are pedigreed and some are not. I started this last journey with angoras who I just love and adore. Due to problems with the nerves in my hands, I have had to place my angoras and move to breeds that require less grooming and no clippers. I thought that I could never find another rabbit that I would enjoy more than my angoras, BUT I have found that the love for rabbits is not breed specific. Just because they are hair impaired they can be just as great as my furry friends. I have also tried to go smaller, to make them easier to handle. I now have a more managable rabbitry for me. And I want to thank the people who have helped me get my rabbits into good homes. Especially drgnldy71 and patches. I know they will bring you just as much joy as they have brought me. But you all need to beware. Rabbitosis is not breed specific. In fact, it very breed contagious. I still have some meat rabbits. Just enough to keep us in meat. And I am raising and selling pets. Mostly minis. I will always have rabbits if possible. And you should also know that Rabbitosis is not a terminal disease, you can live a long and hoppy life. But you may find the need to keep buying cages. Never deny your disease, I can't.

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Old 08/02/07, 08:33 PM
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Old 08/03/07, 10:47 AM
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...you should also know that Rabbitosis is not a terminal disease, you can live a long and hoppy life.

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Old 08/03/07, 02:49 PM
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I know the feeling. I have it bad.

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Old 08/14/07, 08:59 AM
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I just got back from two fairs, and believe me, it wqas VERY difficult to NOT buy something!!!!

the next fair, the pony rides are on the opposite siode of the fairgrounds from the animal barns--*sigh*--- I'll be lucky to see ANY animals other than the ride ponies...

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Old 08/14/07, 09:10 AM
 
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Rabitosis

Maybe with any luck the bathrooms will make a trip through the barns necessary/ You never know!

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Old 08/14/07, 09:25 AM
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Maybe with any luck the bathrooms will make a trip through the barns necessary/ You never know!
Nope-- not the slightest-- we take along a travel trailer with EVERYTHING a person needs- ( the A/C sure is nice!!) i think I got to walk by the barns ONCE last year-- I was sent to get a specific item from a specific vendor-- hmm, i wonder if "John the Hatman" has the same location this year... you MAYhave something there get a new hat every day, right?
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Old 08/14/07, 09:29 AM
 
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Hey, whatever works. I have found that this disease makes justifying things really easy. It must be a side effect. Have fun.

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Old 08/15/07, 08:57 AM
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I have a bad case of it.my defense is my parents gave it too me.bluebird

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Old 08/16/07, 08:24 AM
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I have a bad case of it.my defense is my parents gave it too me.bluebird

That's right, blame everything on your parents!!!! It will all come out in the therapy sessions, anyway. Now, I blame my grandmother for my love of agriculture and nature--hmmmm--- raising domestic rabbits is agriculture, so rabitosis is a GOOD thing to have.....
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Old 08/16/07, 08:42 AM
 
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Now I can explain to my hubby in medical terms why I must buy rabbit stuff, he just don't get it

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