Warning of virus killing rabbits

Source: The Santa Cruz Sentinel

Its no secret that I love my rabbit Peanut Chew. He has been my little boy for going on 9 years now. So, when I heard about this virus killing rabbits I knew I had to post something to warn people to watch out for this.

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Here is a exert from the article from The Santa Cruz Sentinel:

Rabbits become infected through contact with mosquitos, fleas, ticks and other infected rabbits. After contact, rabbits show signs of an infection as soon as two to three days and usually don’t survive, Stern said. Symptoms include swollen eyes with some discharge, lethargy, loss of appetite and respiratory distress.

If your rabbit is showing signs, please go to the vet and get them the medical attention that they need.

Read the rest of the article at: The Santa Cruz Sentinel

 

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Marcos Cosme has had a love for writing and film since he was little. By combing those two passions, he started studying film early on in Middle School and High School writing screenplays and working in his High School television production studio. When it came time for college he decided to pursue a bachelors in Electronic Film making from Fairleigh Dickinson University. Marcos continues to be an avid watcher of movies and scripted television series, although he does, on occasion, watch some reality shows. He has watched hundreds of movies during the course of his life and has worked in various roles on small independent film projects, including writing, producing and directing. In his spare time Marcos loves to write screenplays, read books, contribute articles, blogs and reviews on various topics including (but obviously not limited to) movies, television, books, and wrestling; just to name a few. He is a Rabbit aficionado (he has a dwarf rabbit named Peanut-who is the logo of Cos' Blog) and is a Golden Retriever connoisseur (he has two Goldens named Cassie and Chloe). He also love to spend time with his wife and as of July of 2015 they welcomed their first child, Miles, who can occasionally be seen on the blog.

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