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7th August 2010, 09:10 AM
i have decided to start a search for a giant house bunny since i lost my two girls bri and ebby i have missed having a giant around and would like to rehome another i am looking for a friendly ish girl not too worried if she has any problems as i can deal with that i am happy to tame a rabbit as long as it isn't a real biter because of the boys i'm not fussy on colour either if any rescue has a giant or hears of one i would really appreciate it thank you

7th August 2010, 11:46 AM
KENT - http://www.rabbitrehome.org.uk/centres.asp#Kent

Giant Rabbit Rescue
42 Ridham Avenue, Kemsley, Sittingbourne, Kent, ME10 2SF
Tel: 01795 420642 / Email / Website

Last Chance Animal Rescue (View Rabbits)
Stick Hill, Hartfield Road, Edenbridge, KENT, TN8 5NH
Tel: 01732 865530 / Email / Website

Belgrave Bunnies Rabbit Rescue
Isle of Sheppey
Tel: 01795 661931 / Email / Website

Lord Whisky Sanctuary Fund
Park House, Stelling Minnis, nr. Canterbury, Kent, CT4 6AN
Tel: 01303 862622 / Website

GBH (Guinea, Bunny & Hamster Rescue) (View Rabbits)
Tel: 020 8658 5452 / Email / Website

RSPCA Leybourne Animal Centre
West Malling, Kent, ME19 5HW
Tel: 0870 0101851 / Email / Website

Mongeham Small Animal Sanctuary
Deal, Kent
Tel: 01304 374574 / Email /

TAG Pet Rescue
Birchington, Kent
Tel: (01843) 822931 / Website

Animal Samaritons
Welling, Kent
Tel: 02083031859 / Email / Website

Friend of Animals League (FOAL) (View Rabbits)
Foal Farm, Jail Lane, Biggin Hill, TN16 3AX
Tel: 01959 572386 / Website

Rspca Medway West Small Animal Centre (View Rabbits)
174 Walderslade Road, Walderslade, Chatham, Kent, ME5 0PQ
Tel: 01634 681187 / Email / Website

7th August 2010, 11:54 AM
try going on this forum too http://forums.rabbitrehome.org.uk/ I got two of my rabbits from there :)
try pming kayj on here or on there. She has has a real soft spot for giant rabbits and often has many in. She helped me rescue a load of French lop babies a few years ago and is a lovely lady so do try her. :)

8th August 2010, 09:37 AM
thank you :flowers:

8th August 2010, 04:27 PM
I know of quite a few rabbits needing a forever home but no giant rabbits!! :sorry2:

9th August 2010, 05:35 PM
i very nearly fell in love with a rabbit the other day a little grey nethie but i would prefere a giant i have had a look at a few of the rescues haven't found any just yet but i will keep looking i have a dog kennel all ready in the garden for it and a dog crate for indoors just have to find the right one

15th August 2010, 02:44 PM
Hey Jen,

may not be exactly what your after but what about Merlin?
viewtopic.php?f=77&t=10482 (http://www.forum.animallifelineuk.org/viewtopic.php?f=77&t=10482)

15th August 2010, 05:38 PM
i had a little look he is gorgeous i have asked if my boys would be too young for me to have him

15th August 2010, 08:31 PM

16th August 2010, 08:35 AM
my boys are too young and might scare him :( he is beautiful though

16th August 2010, 10:06 AM
Cross posting from RSPCA website:

Breed: Flemish Giant Rabbit
Colour: Agouti
Age: 3-6 Months

Smartie is one of four cracking baby girls who were born at the centre, they're all really friendly, bouncy girls. They are going to be big rabbits as their mother is a flemish giant, so there new home will need to be very spacious. If they are to live outside, a shed with a run attached would be ideal for each girl, also they would need the company of a male bunny so they don't get lonely. Or they could go singly as a housebunny. They would all be suitable for children and would make a wonderfol addition to the family.

Block Fen Animal Centre
R S P C A, Block Fen Animal Centre
Block Fen Drove
PE15 0FB

Contact details:
Telephone: 0300 123 0726
Email: [email protected]

Opening hours:
11am-3.30pm every day except closed Wed. - we prioritise animals in need

http://www.rspca.org.uk/allaboutanimals ... 94/rehome/ (http://www.rspca.org.uk/allaboutanimals/pets/rehoming/petsearch/details/-/Pet/SMARTIE/ref/36894/rehome/)

Hope this helps :goodjob:

16th August 2010, 10:47 AM
thank you i will get in touch right now

21st August 2010, 05:54 AM
Did you have any luck jen :)

21st August 2010, 05:58 AM
i emailed several times but not luck they completely ignored me :'(

i am going to see a bunny today that needs a new home he is a french lop not a giant but still a big bun, i'll let you know

21st August 2010, 06:07 AM
Thanks for the update,good luck with the bunny today :)

21st August 2010, 10:30 AM
I :lovesparkle: french lops they are sooooooo cute

22nd August 2010, 12:36 PM
Frenchies can be quite large ladies :biggrin:
4 year old Dolly and boyfriend Bob who is 6 -he's a Dwarf x Lionhead (well probably )
Dolly weighs in t about 8kg
Good luck hope you find a needy bun but please consider getting her a friend -castrated buck is best as bunnies need company without it they become lonely and temperamental.

23rd August 2010, 02:06 PM
I have a giant in if you are interested. Very nice nature.

Lola is pretty huge
viewtopic.php?f=77&t=9624 (http://www.forum.animallifelineuk.org/viewtopic.php?f=77&t=9624)

I have a photo of her next to a tin can if you want to see how big she is. She needs to go with her friend though.

23rd August 2010, 02:17 PM
Lovely bunnies :wub: I :lovesparkle: French lops , I only have one girl called Flopsey now but used to have loads when I was a kid.

:crossed: :crossed: :crossed: Jen might like your giant Anna

23rd August 2010, 02:26 PM
i'm not sure about having two i know its nicer for the bunny to have a companion but from a selfish point of view i prefere to spend more one on one time with the bunny i have always had single buns who haven't been been suitable to be paired up with another and i have enjoyed the one on one time during the day etc as i am home most of the time i am always available to spend a lot of time with a rabbit.

the bun i went to see on saturday went off to a new home as i turned up, i have been offered another loan french lop male who is lonely at the moment because he is left all day on his own in a cage so i am considering him, i will have a think about lola and her friend though as they do look very cute

3rd September 2010, 03:09 PM
i've still had no luck finding a bunny who we will be suitable for if anyone knows of a single bunny who is preferably larger please let me know my house is too quiet and the kids go back to school next week its going to drive me insane

3rd September 2010, 04:51 PM
any good jen

http://www.rabbitrehome.org.uk/search.a ... ++Search++ (http://www.rabbitrehome.org.uk/search.asp?RabAge=&RabSex=Female&RabBond=Single&Size=3&County=%25&Submit=++Search++)

3rd September 2010, 05:08 PM
thats great thanks lyn i'll have a good look

3rd September 2010, 05:48 PM
:glwave: :cross:

7th September 2010, 12:12 PM
Barnsley Animal Rescue have some Conti and Frenchie X's just in. Might be worthwhile trying as i know they arrange transport all over

7th September 2010, 12:43 PM
I will pm Jen to let her know :)

7th September 2010, 12:49 PM
http://forums.rabbitrehome.org.uk/showt ... p?t=244303 (http://forums.rabbitrehome.org.uk/showthread.php?t=244303)

7th September 2010, 12:52 PM
:lovesparkle: the first one she looks just like my Flopsey :heart:

7th September 2010, 01:23 PM
:thanks: they are beautiful

10th September 2010, 05:07 PM
i have finally found my bunny, i went to go and meet a flemish giant who was gorgeous but she had a lot of interest but whilst i was meeting her a rabbit escaped from one of the pens and the lady shouted to her partner "that rabbit" has escaped agin so he came out armed with thick gloves to try and catch her. i was told by the woman that she isn't friendly and keeps attacking people so i wanted to meet her i managed to pick her up and she laid quite happily in my arms for a good 20 minutes the couple were shocked so i decided to bring her home, she is quite nervous at the moment but it shouldn't take her long to settle in i am going to grandually introduce her to toys and fresh food as she was only on cheap food and no hay

i do need help deciding on a name for her though so if anyone has any suggestions as i don't think "that rabbit" is suitable for any bunny[attachment=0:155n9nt5]bunny.JPG[/attachment:155n9nt5]

10th September 2010, 05:13 PM
Great news!!!

Congrats on your rabbit!! :D

10th September 2010, 06:09 PM
Lovely nice you found youre bunny,how about the name Rosie :)