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loobers25
14-02-2019, 09:22 AM
Cleaning the bunnies out and they get too excited and run around investigating. Dennis was running back and forth his run around tunnel and then all of a sudden it went quiet. I peeped in and I saw Dennis stuck on his back with his poor little feetsies in the air. Unfortunately he was right in the middle so couldn't reach - I gently tipped the tunnel up and slid him out :( He was a bit shocked but then wanted to go back through the tunnel at least four more times which he did successfully. He is eating hay and just pooped so he's ok. Just wondering if this has happened to anyone else and should I take the tunnel away :( I'm not sure they go in it that much whilst I am at work but imagine if he got stuck like that and I wasn't here :(

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loobers25
14-02-2019, 10:04 AM
I decided to take the tunnel away and used the trailer to make a walkway and filled it with hay. They are enjoying this as they can make hay tunnels. It's such a shame the runaround will only be used for supervised times now https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20190214/72bbab33d7298443eb2d9c2b99646885.jpghttps://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20190214/6d8a52f98ec2aaa87047d9d12aaddb31.jpg

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loobers25
14-02-2019, 10:23 AM
Some more piccies for good measure https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20190214/ebc342928b50798fbbe873bc9299e24a.jpghttps://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20190214/e1fe64df64759046411f296125fa9c24.jpghttps://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20190214/14ac813a2d5492506b87201010305e83.jpg

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joey&boo
14-02-2019, 10:38 AM
they are lovely photos. Mousey did the same in Boo's tunnel. Next we tried with material in it for traction but she did it again. I though it might have been Mouseys EC that set it off but maybe its the dodderyness like you say

loobers25
14-02-2019, 10:41 AM
they are lovely photos. Mousey did the same in Boo's tunnel. Next we tried with material in it for traction but she did it again. I though it might have been Mouseys EC that set it off but maybe its the dodderyness like you sayReally. Was this recently? I thought about putting hay in there but then I thought I don't want to encourage him with a hay project then get stuck. It's got to be a doddery thing

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loobers25
14-02-2019, 10:43 AM
Is Mouseypie spritely because Dennis Is. His hips can't let him so the things he wants though. I have second vaccinations tomorrow so might ask John's opinion on this

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joey&boo
14-02-2019, 11:22 AM
Is Mouseypie spritely because Dennis Is. His hips can't let him so the things he wants though. I have second vaccinations tomorrow so might ask John's opinion on this

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Do please ask Johns opinion! I wanted to go in to Mousey at her RHVD2 health check but with 3 bunnies, discussions about number 4, complicated Boo & Joey going all dental I didn't feel we had enough time. I don't know how to describe Mouseys movement. Asked Bob : he came up with lumbering. She is fast though. Sometimes one leg is a bit slower than the other to catch up. She loves her massages & joint tabs . I think both help

The tunnel was after a couple of weeks I think. Boo still gets to use it though cos she explores places Mousey won't. I can imagine I'd get a bit disorientated if I fell over in a long tunnel like that

nap91
14-02-2019, 11:36 AM
Oh Dennis :( you are so beautiful!


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loobers25
14-02-2019, 11:38 AM
Do please ask Johns opinion! I wanted to go in to Mousey at her RHVD2 health check but with 3 bunnies, discussions about number 4, complicated Boo & Joey going all dental I didn't feel we had enough time. I don't know how to describe Mouseys movement. Asked Bob : he came up with lumbering. She is fast though. Sometimes one leg is a bit slower than the other to catch up. She loves her massages & joint tabs . I think both help

The tunnel was after a couple of weeks I think. Boo still gets to use it though cos she explores places Mousey won't. I can imagine I'd get a bit disorientated if I fell over in a long tunnel like thatOk i will ask and report back to base. I'd imagine that doddery and lumbery are the same thing :D she sounds just like Hoppington

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loobers25
14-02-2019, 11:38 AM
Oh Dennis :( you are so beautiful!


Sent from my iPhone using TapatalkSyrup said.

"Ahem!"

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Craig 1965
14-02-2019, 08:12 PM
Oh Loobers - I am sorry to read this. Sorry - only just catching up with things.
I hope Dennis is ok and not in any way injured from this mishap. He is gorgeous - as is Syrup.
And please - we can never have too many photos of what is an absolultely gorgeous stunning layout for your rabbits. I love your photos and how much stimulation and love that they live with. I guess all you can do is to adpat the environment to accommodate Dennis' hip problem and remove any potential problems?
Sorry I'm not more help but sending vibes for Dennis and Lillian sends him a nose rub.

loobers25
14-02-2019, 08:17 PM
Oh Loobers - I am sorry to read this. Sorry - only just catching up with things.
I hope Dennis is ok and not in any way injured from this mishap. He is gorgeous - as is Syrup.
And please - we can never have too many photos of what is an absolultely gorgeous stunning layout for your rabbits. I love your photos and how much stimulation and love that they live with. I guess all you can do is to adpat the environment to accommodate Dennis' hip problem and remove any potential problems?
Sorry I'm not more help but sending vibes for Dennis and Lillian sends him a nose rub.It have me such a fright. He was like a little upside tortoise with his feetsies in the air :( no more tunnel fun

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Omi
14-02-2019, 08:18 PM
Poor Denny :( I'm sure I would do the same as you and restrict it to when you can supervise. I don't think it's worth the worry.

nap91
14-02-2019, 08:53 PM
Syrup said.

"Ahem!"

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You are beautiful too sweet girl :love:


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Scrappy's Little Helper
14-02-2019, 09:45 PM
Oh Loobers - I am sorry to read this. Sorry - only just catching up with things.
I hope Dennis is ok and not in any way injured from this mishap. He is gorgeous - as is Syrup.
And please - we can never have too many photos of what is an absolultely gorgeous stunning layout for your rabbits. I love your photos and how much stimulation and love that they live with. I guess all you can do is to adpat the environment to accommodate Dennis' hip problem and remove any potential problems?
Sorry I'm not more help but sending vibes for Dennis and Lillian sends him a nose rub.Completely agree with Craig re. the photos.

Oh Dennis! What are you doing scaring the hoomans like that?!

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Cuthbert&Dillon
14-02-2019, 10:50 PM
Oh heck, upside down incidents sound scary. Thank you Loobers for the lovely photos - perfect for a thursday evening.

Zoobec
14-02-2019, 11:02 PM
Iím sorry he got stuck :cry: I think you have done the right thing taking it away, they are still very lucky bunnies to have all the rest of the lovely things they have :love:

Lovely photos:love:

loobers25
15-02-2019, 02:07 PM
So I didn't ask about Dennis as Syrup was mega stressed out - just had injection and ran. Will email him in a few days if you have any specific questions

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Craig 1965
15-02-2019, 07:55 PM
Hope Syrup is ok after her injection. Sending calming vibes for her (and you!) and hope Dennis is making sure Syrup is ok and looking after her.

loobers25
15-02-2019, 08:13 PM
Hope Syrup is ok after her injection. Sending calming vibes for her (and you!) and hope Dennis is making sure Syrup is ok and looking after her.Syrup is ok and has forgiven me already. Thank you for remembering my Cakeyness

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tulsi
15-02-2019, 10:11 PM
Their set up is fantastic, as are they! Poor Dennis and his tunnel upset.

runaround
18-02-2019, 03:49 PM
The pipe should be fixed either end or hoop fixed so it can't roll and if the bunny is older then maybe the 8 inch would suit him better.

loobers25
18-02-2019, 05:19 PM
The pipe should be fixed either end or hoop fixed so it can't roll and if the bunny is older then maybe the 8 inch would suit him better.The tunnel was forced up against the wall so was solid and unable to roll. He is quite unsteady on his feetsies so maybe a size 8 would be better

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