How long do rabbits live as a pet?

Asked by Edna Schwartz on November 02, 2021

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about eight to 12 years

Why would a rabbit die suddenly? Rabbits Can Die of Fright! Loud sounds, such as cats, dogs, loud music, or screaming can lead to a heart attack and put a rabbit into shock, causing sudden death. It can day several days for the rabbit to die this way, and it does not happen often, but it is quitepossible.

Are rabbits rodents? (Incidentally, the Rodentia does not include rabbits; rabbits differ from rodents in having an extra pair of incisors and in other skeletal features. Rabbits, hares, and afew other species make up the Lagomorpha. Shrews, moles and hedgehogs are also not rodents; they are classified in the Mammal order Eulipotyphla.)

What are baby rabbits called? A male rabbit is called a buck, and a female is called a doe. A baby rabbit is called a kit. Kit is not short for kitten. Rabbits have a gestation period of around 31 days. The female can have up to 10-12 kits, very rarely litters as big as 16 andas small as one.

Where does a pet rabbit live? Rabbits live in groups called colonies in underground warrens, where they can hide from anything hunting them. These underground systems of tunnels are dug by the rabbits and can be found in forests, grasslands, meadows or deserts.