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5 Humane Easter Activities You Can Do With Your Kids

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Easter is fast approaching and many parents will be faced with a cherub-faced child begging for a new bunny or chick. I urge you to avoid giving into this plea. Easter is one of the most horrid times for new chicks and rabbits, and most chicks and bunnies wind up meeting terrible fates.

Easter is a holiday about resurrection and renewal. It isn’t about abuse or abandoning. In fact, it traditionally has nothing to do with rabbits or birds. But since the public has utilized the rabbit and chick as icons of the holiday, it’s important to educate our youngsters on their proper care. (A Guide to Basic Rabbit Care will help you). 

Rather than buying a new Easter chick or rabbit, please consider introducing your child to these activities.

Read more: 5 Humane Easter Activities You Can Do With Your Kids

Critter Facts

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