Bunny Love: How To Tell If Your Bunny Loves You
Do you have a bunny? Do your love your bunny? Does it love you? Sometimes it can be hard to tell if your bunny loves you because rabbits do not communicate with words, or by wagging their tails, or by meowing at you and lifting their tails in your face. In order to know whether or not your bunny loves you, you need to learn a little bit of bunny language.
Once you understand bunny language, you will see that there are some subtle signs that rabbits give when they like you. Several of these signs have been listed below, so read on to start learning bunny language and finding out how your bunny feels about you.
Licks and Nibbles
Bunnies show affection by grooming, so if your rabbit gently nuzzles and licks you, and perhaps even tries to nibble you gently, it is showing you that it loves you and cares for you. This is also a sign of submission, so sometimes your bunny won't actually lick and nibble you, but will do it to your clothing, or fabric near you. This allows your rabbit to show you that it loves you, but without lowering itself to actually grooming you. This behavior may also be caused by your bunny not being entirely sure where you end and your clothes/ the furniture begins.
Demanding Head Rubs
If your bunny nudges you and then sits there expectantly, that is a sign that he or she wants a head rub. It is also a sign that the bunny is in charge and you should do what it says, though unlike other species, such as dogs, it doesn't much matter if your bunny is deluded into thinking that it is in charge.
Running Around Your Feet In Circles.
Sometimes bunnies will great their owners by running around their feet happily in circles, a movement which can also be combined with the next item on the list...
Binkies are when a rabbit leaps in the air and flips its ears around. Binkies mean that your bunny is happy and content.
Laying Down, Chilling Out
Will your bunny flop down and stretch out near you? This shows that your bunny feels safe enough with you to relax. A bunny on its back or side with its legs out and tummy exposed is very vulnerable, and it shows a great deal of trust if your rabbit will take this sort of action near you.
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