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I have had Crackerjack for 2 weeks now. He is a 1 year old, neutered male, Holland Lop. I posted a week ago asking how to bond with him and described what type of home he came from. The short version of his story is that he was given to me by his previous owners, they had bought him for their 2 yr old daughter and now the husband is allergic, so they had to give him up. He has been staying in the bathroom until his x-pen comes in, which should be any day now. Everytime I go into the bathroom he runs to his bed and "hunkers" down. Then when I step too close to him he will lunge and grunt, he will also do this when I reach for his food bowl. If I reach to pet him he will flinch and turn his head away. He obviously doesn't trust me and I'm not so sure I trust him not to bite me. So, I'm not sure what to do or how to handle this situation.
Thanks so much