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Easter leftovers: Animal shelters brace for surge of unwanted bunnies

6:13 PM, Mar. 30, 2013
Buying Easter bunnies could be bad
Buying Easter bunnies could be bad: A woman who runs a rabbit sanctuary in South Carolina says parents should stick to stuffed toys for Easter. Caroline Gilbert says most of the rabbits she's rescued were abandoned Easter bunnies.
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Easter means animal-shelter workers across the country are assessing their cage space and stocking up on hay. That's because they know that in just a few weeks, they'll need to be ready for a flood of castoff Peter Cottontails.

Every year, thousands of people buy bunnies for Easter, only to abandon them when the novelty wears off. Pet stores compound this problem by displaying and selling bunnies as if they were seasonal decorations. Quivering noses and floppy ears are hard to resist, and many parents give in to their children's pleas for a living, breathing Easter bunny. The decision to add a ...

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