Getting Started

Life Span

The average lifespan of an indoor rabbit is 7 years and can be up to 12 years with proper care. Smaller rabbits tend to live longer than larger breeds.

A rabbit matures between 4-8 months of age (depending on the breed) and is considered a "senior citizen" around 5 years.

Necessary items

    • Appropriately sized cage

    • Bedding/towels

    • Timothy hay

    • Pelleted food

    • Food bowl

    • Water bottle/dish

    • Litterbox & litter

    • Chew toys & playthings

Helpful items

    • Hide-boxes

    • Hay rack

    • Tall exercise pen or play yard

    • Treats

    • Vitamins

    • Rabbit books - “House Rabbit Handbook” by Marinell Harriman