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Can't catch a run away rabbit

Discussion in 'Other Pets & Livestock' started by Kambi, Nov 27, 2007.

  1. Kambi

    Kambi Out Of The Brooder

    Feb 19, 2007
    One of my pet rabbits got out of the hutch and is loose. My momand me tried to catch it. we used a apple,but it will only get so close to us. Does anybody have ideas? Cinnamon has stayed close to the house for two days now. Mom says that she will keep warm tunneling in the leaves.
  2. ksacres

    ksacres At Your Service

    Nov 16, 2007
    San Antonio TX
    set up a blockade of fencing or somthing similar in a cone type pattern-large entrance that closes to a point and chase it into that.
  3. Cuban Longtails

    Cuban Longtails Flock Mistress

    Sep 20, 2007
    Northeast Texas
    Get a live trap. [​IMG] The small ones aren't terribly expensive.

    I think if you could find where it sleeps, that you'd have better luck catching it at night in the dark. [​IMG]

    You could also try catching it with a net (like a fish handling net).

    KDWILS New Egg

    Nov 27, 2007
    Tucson, Arizona
    try to watch and see where it beds down tonight then thrown a towel or blanket over her and scoop her up leaves and all - pillow case style
  5. Kambi

    Kambi Out Of The Brooder

    Feb 19, 2007
    I'll tell mom and we will try these ideas. It's really cold chasing her around
  6. helmstead

    helmstead Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 12, 2007
    Alfordsville, IN
    LOL Rabbit Run! New movie idea!

    Good luck catching her! I like the corral idea myself.
  7. lacyloo

    lacyloo Cooped Up

    May 26, 2007
    north florida
    corraling is the best method to catching a run away rabbit.
    I use the have 12 rabbits in the yard just as pets.I would corral them in a corner for meds or somin.
  8. okiechick57

    okiechick57 Chillin' With My Peeps

    A trap?........... I use a big fishing net...............with a long handle....... good luck........
  9. Farmer Kitty

    Farmer Kitty Flock Mistress

    Sep 18, 2007
    I would try the corral. I was lucky when I had rabbits. Our big dog sat on one (didn't hurt it) and the other we cornered. Good luck![​IMG]
  10. IHeartChickens

    IHeartChickens Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 13, 2007
    Pacific NW
    Good luck and let us know how you catch it.

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