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MCRS Receives Emergency Medical Grant

PebblesLast month we introduced Pebbles, a feisty senior bunny who needs a lot of medical care to correct some eye issues and heal a dental infection. His foster mom said that he’s making steady progress and does well at his vet visits.

Shortly after Pebbles came into the MCRS foster network, we received the good news that our application was approved for an Emergency Medical Grant! His care will be supported in part by a grant from the Ian Somerhalder Foundation. We are so delighted to have earned their support.

Ian Somerhalder Foundation The Ian Somerhalder Foundation works to empower, educate and collaborate with people and projects to positively impact the planet and its creatures. Please visit their website to learn more about all the ways they help animals and the environment.

Halloween Safety Tips

Halloween is almost here. With all the extra activity and decorations that holidays can bring, it is important to think about keeping your rabbit safe and out of trouble. Here are some ideas for helping your bunny have a happy Halloween.

  • Keep decorations out of bunny's reach. Many Halloween decorations have strings or webbing to make them look extra scary, but they can be dangerous if your bunny decides to eat them.
  • Keep candy away from bunny areas. Bunnies have a sweet tooth, and we all know people candy is not good for bunnies. That includes the wrappers!
  • Keep wires and cords from electric lights out of reach. If the cords run along the floor be sure to bunny-proof them.
  • Keep burning candles out of a bunny's reach. Burning candles and candles in jack-o-lanterns can be dangerous especially if a rabbit is hopping around in the house.
  • All that doorbell ringing may be stressful for your rabbit. Try to offer them a quiet area if the doorbell bothers them.

Bunny Yoga and Hoppy Hour

YogaBunny Yoga at Club Prior was a great success! Thank you to Prior Lake City Government and everyone (and every bun) who joined us for Bunny Yoga!

The Event was even written about in the The Prior Lake American. Read the article here.

hoppy endings and intakes

12 bunnies found their forever homes in September: Sandra, Benny, Eddie, Dasha, Harold, Copperfield, Opal, Sampson, Blaire, Nibs, Apollo, and Louise.

Our newcomers in the month of September were: Snowball and Charlie, Dusk, Scarlett, and Charlie.

See all of our adoptable rabbits on Petfinder.com.

open volunteer positions

Two Exciting Volunteer Positions With MCRS

Hoppy Hour Bouncers

Location: Urban Tails in Minneapolis
Date/Time: Hoppy Hours at Urban tails occur every other Friday from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m.

Description: Support the MCRS Hoppy Hour by monitoring Rabbits that are participating. Bouncers make sure that everyone (human and Bun) has a fun and safe time at Hoppy Hour by:

  • Setting up the Hoppy Hour space (arrive 15 minutes early)
  • Cleaning up after the rabbits as they play
  • Watching the Rabbits for any stressed or inappropriate behavior (and giving Rabbits breaks with their human when needed)
  • Cleaning up the Hoppy Hour Space (Takes approximately 20 - 30 minutes)

Hoppy Hour Volunteers can let their Bunnies play with the $3 fee waived!

Some Rabbit experience is helpful in this role, but any volunteers will be trained.

Hoppy Hour supports the MCRS mission through raising funds for our work. Volunteers are vital for a fun and safe Hoppy Hour that gives rabbits an opportunity for enrichment and owners a chance to connect!

Interested? Check out this link and sign up!

Foster Homes

There are over 1000 homeless rabbits in the Twin Cities every year. Each of these rabbits needs a place to stay until a permanent home can be found. MCRS works with shelters to take 'overflow' and special needs rabbits that are not doing well in shelters. Often, all these rabbits need is a less stressful environment, some one-on-one attention, or even just a little more time. Providing a foster home for one of these rabbits can be a very rewarding experience and literally saves a life!

If you are interested or would like more information about either of these opportunities contact us at info@mncompanionrabbit.org.

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Other Ways to Help MCRS

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This is an easy way to support MCRS if you are an Amazon shopper! Use your log-in with their Amazon Smile program, and select MCRS to receive a 5% donation from your eligible purchases. You will find us listed by our IRS ID, "Companion Rabbit Network."


Our Amazon Wish List

Just add something from our Wish List to your next order and bring it along to Hoppy Hour or an Adoption Event!

You can view our Wish List here: http://smile.amazon.com/registry/wishlist/39W2LQYDSMSN6

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Special events

•Oct 6 HH in Uptown
•Oct 8HH in Golden Valley
•Oct 9 Bunny Basics in Golden Valley
•Oct 1 HH & Supply Sales in SSP
•Oct 14 Adoption Event in SSP
•Oct 15 HH & Supply Sales in SSP
•Oct 18 HH & Supply Sales in SSP
•Oct 20 HH in Uptown
•Oct 22HH in Golden Valley
•Oct 24 Bunny Basics in Wodbury
•Oct 25 HH & Supply Sales in SSP
•Oct 28 Adoption Event in SSP
•Oct 29 HH & Supply Sales in SSP
•Nov 1 HH & Supply Sales in SSP
•Nov 3 HH in Uptown
•Nov 5HH in Golden Valley
•Nov 8 Bunny Basics in Golden Valley
•Nov 11 Adoption Event in SSP
•Nov 12 HH & Supply Sales in SSP

see our website for the full calendar and additional information.


  supply sales

Did you know that in addition to hay and pellets we have a lot of other great items for sale?


Supply item

MCRS offers lots of different kind of toys and supplies for rabbits, but did you know that we also have a large supply of carriers available for sale?! Stop in today to check out our supply!

To purchase supplies from our South Saint Paul location, check our events calendar for the next supply sale!


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