biggest worries .....
a few nights ago my little prince, Wesley, decided that he wanted to join in the action on the other side, (... me and Arabella sitting in silence in the living room ... )
(infact after he attacked and bit and shook the bars, he very precariously clambered up the wooden gate to wobble and sway on the top before I managed to grab him in shock!!)
A day of no eating and glum face and incessant crying I then realised in horror the broken tooth and rushed him to Margot my brilliant homeopathic vet.
One emergency stop later (thank you SO MUCH Margot :) and he had 2 tiny stubs of lower incisors, a shot of pain killer and a serious case of attention seeking.
My tiny fluff ball cried for a whole night and I had to take him into bed with me in the very early morning to calm him down and he finally got his first sleep of 2 full hours in 2 days and stopped his crying.
Wesley is the most vocal rabbit I have ever known and he makes noises for all occasions. So his plaintive cries were heart rendering! I was also exhausted and managed a total of 2 hours sleep as well.
Today he has finally stopped making the cries, but when I was patting him he started up again :)
Sweet eh? Just like a man! No noises of pain until you give them some attention then all their troubles pour out.
and in the other hand, or palm, my dearest princess, Arabella has not eaten for a whole day - the second time in a week!
She had double her treats strewn all over the floor - purple grapes, raisins, organic oatcake chunks, Braeburn apple slices, dried carrot pieces, .... and not a single bite of any of them *sigh*
my heart was heavy.
then the sun came out and she moved from under her table to the little stool and for the first time in 30 hours she ate a single strand of greens!
Arabella has had off days every single year I have had her, where she has eaten nothing for over 24hrs, so I know not to panic, and I don't, and within a day she is eating like a horse again.
However, my sweetheart has spondylosis and it's not curable, and she has had 3 operations to remove mammary tumours in the last year (the bastards keep coming back), and she has a large bone growth under her lower incisors ....
so, we take every day as a blessing, and one day she will decide when she leaves earth.
She has been thru so many operations, put up with so much, and I have decided that she can eat all she wants of whatever she wants, including my rich tea biscuits, until when ever ...
so until then, her Scottish Deeside bottled water has traumeel in it, and Rescue Remedy and she has shredded greens on tap :)