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Today we tell you about another of our recent rabbits, Luna.  Luna was an expected entrant into the network - we had been asked to take a litter of unwanted babies in, which we agreed to, and when they arrived they arrived with mum.  Bunny Green, FBRC Rescue Manager & Foster Carer, tells the story.

If you can provide support for these babies, and our other rabbits (we currently have 69 in the network and expect this to rise again to around 80 within a week or two) please visit http://www.justgiving.com/fbrc-mar14.

Luna is a young rabbit who entered into the FBRC network with her six twelve week old babies.

Within a day of arriving in the rescue, Luna started to build a nest. We all hoped she was having a false pregnancy, but within a couple of days she had produced a large litter of healthy babies. Luna had entered the network already pregnant.

Luna is a very dedicated Mum and she is taking very good care of her babies, despite being a young bun herself and having only just had a litter a few weeks earlier. Her wee body has had a lot to deal with.

So far we have not had much to do with the kits, Luna is doing a great job by herself and we don't want to interfere.  However once they start venturing out of the nest we look forward to handling them and getting them as tame as Mum.

Luna is incredibly friendly and curious. She runs to her hutch door the minute anyone enters the shed looking for nose rubs. She enjoys being hand fed treats and hay and is so gentle when she takes them. Her mischievous side is starting to become apparent as she has started to jump out of her hutch to have a run about the shed. Though it's not long before she hops back in to be with her babies.

At FBRC, even when young rabbits that are too young to be neutered are adopted into new homes, owners are given a neutering voucher that they can redeem at one of our vet partners (over 20 vets throughout West Central Scotland).  As a result, even each of these babies are expected to cost the rescue a minimum of £100 in veterinary care.

If you can provide support for these babies, and our other rabbits (we currently have 69 in the network and expect this to rise again to around 80 within a week or two) please visit http://www.justgiving.com/fbrc-mar14.