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This topic goes out to my first main pet that I took care of on my own as a young man. This would be the Flemish Giant Rabbit. I named mine Hunney and even got her name tattooed on my chest. Anyway, this animal is beyond amazing. The size of it is just insane to me. When my dad lived in the house, he built a huge enclosure for her. It was high from the ground to protect it from coyotes, foxes etc. It lives almost 6 years outside, even through the harshest conditions of weather. When it is freezing out I check on her and she seems like she isn't even phased. When it is hot out, I freeze empty jugs with water and place it into her habitat. They love to be taken out and run around as well. It may seem like they're trying to escape but they never do (just watch out for hawks!) Fantastic animal to have as a family pet.

 

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Dadgum, that's huge rabbit!

 

BTW, I had a couple of rabbits when I was younger---Mr. Floppy and Kangaroo. Nothing near as big as yours, though. Yours is definitely most impressive.

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Hey

 

The size Flemish get is gnarly

Was looking to get one on a few years ago

But had no luck finding one locally

But lately I've seen a few listed on CL

&

Was considering getting a baby one

 

I have a big yard & garden year round

So it would have a lot of space to run around & all kinds of fresh veggies to munch on

 

Can I ask if they're Playful for a lack of a better term

 

Like I had a duck (lost him to a raccoon) that wouldn't leave me alone / LOL

He just fallowed me around all over the place & love to play & fight

Like as soon as he saw the light go on in my TV room he was right behind the sliding glass door pecking on it

'Cause he wanted to come in a kick it

As soon as I let him in he was straight on the bed

&

Would spend hours kicking with me or sleeping on my chest

I miss the little pain in the @$$

 

Also had a baby ghetto pigeon I found in the gutter under a freeway over pass that I raised (lost it to a hawk)

That would follow me all over the place & was constantly on me

I could toss it in the air & it would fly like 4 5 houses down

I'd turn around & it would be right back on my head

&

Rats that were also like that

 

Are Flemish Anything Like That???

If you were to spend the time with them & constantly handle them & what not

 

I've never owned a rabbit

But have known people who have

Even though they could pick them up & pet them & what not

They seemed to be skittish & not really what I would call friendly

Like if you walked in the yard they didn't run up to you or fallow you around & they seemed like they'd rather be left alone then played with

Not sure if that's because of how they were raised or if rabbits are just like that

 

'Cause I want something that Wants to hang out with me & Not just tolerate me because it doesn't have a choice

 

Would Rather Ask Some One Who's Had One For 7 Years

Then Some One Who's Trying To Sell Me One / Make a Buck

 

Thanx...

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They aren't really loyal as a pet. Once you put them down, they really like to be on their own. Its rare to see them come up to the cage to get let out, but they love to get their head scratched. I think rabbits are naturally like that.

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Thanx

 

Pretty much what I figured

But they are cool looking

 

They aren't really loyal as a pet. Once you put them down, they really like to be on their own. Its rare to see them come up to the cage to get let out, but they love to get their head scratched. I think rabbits are naturally like that.

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A few months back my dear rabbit passed away. She will be missed. :(

 

So sorry to hear that, my condolences. :(

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