(Not sure if this should go in MPSIMS or IMHO)
So this morning while heading out to the car, Husband found a small white bunny in the parking lot. The bun had his right rear leg out at a bad angle from his body. Husband was able to catch him and he’s currently chilling at our house, safe from dogs, coyotes, cars, raptors, etc.
He’s cute as a button, but we can’t keep him. I called around and talked to as many exotic animal vets as I could find, and it seems that it would be a minimum of $200 to have him seen/treated, which we can’t afford, especially for an animal that we’re not keeping.
Poor little hopper. Seems to be about half-grown.
There’s no blood and, other than the unnatural angle of the leg, no sign of injury. He doesn’t seem to be in pain - he lets Husband touch the wonky leg and doesn’t flinch about it - so we thought maybe he had just been born with it - but the leg seems to be strong and well-muscled, and if it were a birth defect it would have atrophied, right? It’s possible that it broke some time ago and has healed in position, maybe?
Tomorrow we’re going to contact a no-kill rabbit rescue group and see if they can take him. Hopefully he can find a home and lead a long and hoppy life.
Pics when I get home!