Here's some info for ways you can help rabbits, sent to me by The Animal Rescue Site:
very spring in the U.S., thousands of bunnies are purchased as "live toys" for expectant children. Unfortunately, exuberant children and easily frightened bunnies are not a good mix. Children can quickly lose interest in their soft, but shy pets. Moreover, once these rabbits grow into adolescence they begin to exhibit natural behaviors such as chewing, spraying, or digging. Unfortunately, this means many rabbits are destined to be abandoned on the side of a road--or worse.
With Easter quickly approaching, now is the time to hop to the rescue for bunnies in need: Our friends at The Rabbit Sanctuary, Inc. in Simpsonville, South Carolina, exist to do just that! You can help provide a brighter future for some of the 60 rescued rabbits living in their safe and expansive "Rabbitat" by making a contribution to the cause. For just $10, you'll help Care for Two Rescued Rabbits at The Rabbit Sanctuary. Your direct donation will provide a week's worth of food for bunnies rescued from roadsides, the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, and even from crowded New York City sidewalks.
Send our special Easter e-card and contribute to this cause--free! Tell all the good eggs in your life how they can help generate funds to support The Rabbit Sanctuary with our Care For Rescued Bunnies--FREE e-card. Send it to up to 20 people at a time, and for each person who opens it, we'll make a donation to help care for rescued bunnies.
You can also take action for bunnies by signing our new and critically important petition. Did you know that the U.S. Department of Transportation is testing corrosive chemicals on the shaved backs of rabbits? This painful, inhumane process kills thousands of rabbits each year even though an alternative test exists--one that does not hurt rabbits at all. Sign the Department of Transportation: Stop Burning Rabbits with Chemical Tests petition today!