Bunnies love to dig and chew which probably means decor destruction for your home. What you can do to stop these cute little ones from causing destruction is bunny-proof your home.
What and how to bunny proof?
Electrical wiring and cords
Bunnies love chewing on the exposed wires around the house which not only causes damage to the wires and appliances but is also dangerous for your pet. How to keep your bunny from chewing cords?
Any floor that allows rabbits to dig, they'll dig. For bunny households, this means the carpeting and rugs are the victim of your bunny's behaviour. fibre ingestion can be harmful for them and to avoid it, choose a surface for your bunny which is non-porous and easy to clean. Marble, tile, and laminate flooring are popular choices since they can't be dug into, don't absorb urine, and won't stain.
Your bunny may end up chewing on the bottom and corners of the wooden door of the room. What can you do to prevent this?
All the plats around your house should be off-limits for rabbits which means they should be placed above ground levels and be completely inaccessible for bunnies. Reason being, a few plants are toxic to rabbits if eaten by them and a potted plant will end up being dug by them which will only create a mess for you.
Books, Newspapers and Magazines
Your rabbit may love to chew on papers but there are certain items which you don't want them to chew. To prevent chewing of papers:
A curious rabbit would love to explore the kitchen and it's one of the most dangerous places for them if you have open drawers and shelves or appliances which are accessible to them and have an open backside. While it may be inviting for the rabbit, it'll be very difficult for you to get them out of these places without hurting them. What you can do to prevent this damage is, make sure you:
Food for other pets, grocery bags full of food, waste baskets containing food items, and food set out on low tables will all tempt a hungry rabbit.
These are some of the most common yet helpful ways to take care of your belongings including your loving furry baby. They are tiny and adorable but are surely capable of creating a big mess around your home which can be prevented with adequate bunny proofing.