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A friend of mine lives in Southern CA and is a real animal lover. She's not so bunny savvy, but has a really big heart. When she discovered a mother bunny and her newborn babies living in the yard across the street she rescued them. Her intention was to make sure they were safe and then adopt them out once they were old enough.
Well fast forward a year - she managed to place only 2 of the buns. None of the rescues in her area will take surrenders from the public. She's strapped for cash, so none of them have been spayed or neutered. By some miracle none of the buns are aggressive. I explained the serious health risks and recommended she focus first on spaying the females. I also told her about some of the VERY low cost spay or neuter programs in her area. She says with 5 females she can't even afford that. I recommended she just try to focus on them one at a time, but i'm not sure she's really going to do it.
If I had the spare cash I'd help out, but at this point I can't. She'd never dump them at a kill shelter, but she has a lot of health issues and cleaning so many cages is really a burden, since she has other 5 other pets as well. I already recommended she try to hook up with a local rescue since they might be willing to add her buns to their website, but it doesn't sound like she's persued that either,
Anyone have any good advice or suggestions to help out a good Samaritan?
I am sorry that I can not be of any help at the moment - we just finished a 400 bunny rescue and all our foster homes are full, some have as many as 75 bunnies right now, and we are not even able to rescue from kill shelters at the moment has she tried getting in touch with anyone at www.rabbit.org? Also, if she has any pictures of the buns, I would be happy to post them on petfinder.com so they can get some visibility!
Craigslist might be another place to start. Also, some vet offices allow ads to be put up on the bulletin board.
If she would like a copy of an adoption contract to give to people to ensure the buns get a good home, I can send her one. Should I email it to you?