Hope someone can help me. I live in Georgia, and when it gets this hot without rain, the fireants are pure hell. I went out to check on rabbits this morning and one of the males was covered in fireants! It was so bad I had to hose him off. I hosed out the hutch too. Then I pulled him out and toweled him off and picked off all the ants I could see. I set the legs of the hutch in ice cream buckets and filled them with water. As soon as the hutch dries, I plan to put some DE on the places the ants are climbing on, but the rabbits can't get to. Here is what I need help on. I was looking at the rabbit to see what made the fireants go after him since the rabbits next door had no ants. When I looked at his backside, there are two large lumps above and on each side of his penis. Forgive me for being stupid, but are those his testicles? They have crusty looking skin and the fireants were eating him there. He actually has some raw places where the ants ate away the crusty stuff. Is this cancer? I really want to save this rabbit as I had planned to breed him. I checked my young male rabbit and noticed he is also developing a lump in the same area also. I don't know how to post pictures, but when DH gets home, I will have him take some and post them for me. In the meantime, can I put antibacterial ointment on the rabbit, or will that harm him? Poor thing, I want to give him some relief. I am seriously wanting to move away from GA and fireants!!!!