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Saturday, April 19, 2014

Hoppy Easter to All Bunny People

The Rabbit Sanctuary would like to wish all our bunny parents and supporters a Hoppy Easter!

Many tiny baby rabbits will today be presented to children as gifts for Easter.

Often these 'gifts' are abandoned to pounds, shelters or dumped when the tiny cute bunny becomes a hormonal rabbit.

Most abandoned rabbits that come into The Rabbit Sanctuary are less than one year old.

To help us rehome the rabbits abandoned after Easter please spread the word about rabbit adoption.

Friday, April 18, 2014



DOB: 1/8/2009

Black lop

Desexed female

Very cuddly - a 'lap rabbit'

Loves her food 

House and garden rabbit

Uses litter tray

Had a loved bunny friend that died 

Favourite foods: banana, apple, corn, broccoli, basil, bamboo,

Lucern hay, rabbit pellets


Bunny parents moving overseas for work. Casey & are leaving Qld to live and work in France in wineries. They had her from a baby and wanted the best for her so brought her to The The Rabbit Sanctuary for Rehoming as a house and garden rabbit. At their place she lived in their apartment with access to a small garden.

Saturday, March 29, 2014

Northern Rivers Rabbits for Adoption


 If you live in any of the towns below, you are within easy driving distance of The Rabbit Rescue Sanctuary. If you live in Sydney or Melbourne or other places we can deliver your rabbits.  We can discuss your needs re your pet rabbits and send you photos by email or sms.

Towns in the Northern Rivers area:
  • Ballina
  • Byron Bay
  • Casino
  • Grafton
  • Kyogle
  • Lismore
  • Tweed Heads
  • Alstonville
  • Bangalow
  • Bogangar
  • Brunswick Heads
  • Evans Head
  • Iluka
  • Lennox Head
  • Maclean
  • Mullumbimby
  • Murwillumbah
  • Nimbin
  • Nymboida
  • Pottsville
  • Suffolk Park
  • Yamba
 If you are in one of the above areas you can make an appointment to visit us and view the rabbits first hand.  Coming to the Rabbit Sanctuary is an enjoyable experience and we welcome children.  We have a rabbit petting table around which the children and parents can sit and pat tame friendly pet rabbits and learn lots about how to interact with rabbits.  Friday from 3pm to 6pm is our open day. Please let us know by phone or text to Kim on 0416062947 if you are coming. We will prepare a rabbit care and information pack to give you for free.  That is part of our rabbit care education service.


Mini Lop Rabbits 

These are some of the Mini Lop Rabbits available for adoption now at The Rabbit Sanctuary near Grafton NSW. We deliver too!  Ph/Text Kim on 0416062947.

You can adopt a rabbit from us even if you live in Sydney or Melbourne or Northern River area or in fact any town on the East Coast of Australia. We can deliver the rescue rabbits of your choice.


Rabbit Furniture


Rabbit furniture makes life more comfortable and interesting for pet rabbits. Every rabbit should have a large area of some square meters with furniture to sit under, to hop through, to climb on, to hop around. Rabbits need en enriched environment so they don't get bored. They need exercise. A cage is cruel.

Thursday, March 27, 2014

Phone number to adopt a rabbit

The Rabbit Rescue Sanctuary phone

is always busy but please do phone or text the number to adopt a rabbit 0416 062 947

A rabbit makes a wonderful house pet. He or she will stick with you in the house and in the yard.
Rabbits that you adopt from The Rabbit Rescue Sanctuary are desexed.

Your rabbit should be desexed to protect it and to make it a better pet. A desexed rabbit is more settled and unstressed.

Buy a Rabbit

For a low $25 you can buy a pet rabbit that is:
** Desexed
** Vaccinated
** Parasite treated so worm free
** Teeth good
** Vet checked and healthy
** Microchipped
** Females are ear tattooed (to show they are desexed)

All the above saves you hundreds of dollars.

Wednesday, March 26, 2014

Rabbit Rescue Fundraising

Money for Bunnies

If you like going out then you can help us raise funds for rabbit rescue.

This year 20% of the Entertainment Book of Vouchers goes to The Rabbit Sanctuary if you buy off this link

Rabbit Rescue

Have a look! There is a book for each area. It is in print or digital. It contains hundreds of vouchers for discounts on restaurants, shows, movies and more. It pays for itself over and over. Not to mention helping us help abandoned rabbits.

The Rabbit Sanctuary on Radio

Kim Cooney, Co Founder of The Rabbit Sanctuary was interviewed on radio regarding the Qld Pet Rabbit issue. Rabbits are illegal in only one state in Australia and in only one place in the entire world and that is the state of Queensland. If you have a pet rabbit in Queensland and wish to get it to safety in NSW contact Kim at The Rabbit Sanctuary on 0416062947.