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Top 15 Bunny Rules You Need To Know

If you are fortunate enough to live with a rabbit, you will know that there are certain rules that come with the privilege.

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Bunny Rule 1: Everything in the house belongs to the bunny. Humans included.

And the TV, too. Photo by Jamie Nunn

And the TV, too. Photo by Jamie Nunn

Sorry, human, the couch is taken. Photo by William Alex
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Sorry, human, the couch is taken. Photo by William Alex

So is the laptop. Photo by Corri Franchetti

So is the laptop. Photo by Corri Franchetti

Bunny Rule 2: Opening the fridge door requires that at least one vegetable be given to the bunny.

Jinx STALKS the fridge for food. Photo by Alicia Riley
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Jinx STALKS the fridge for food. Photo by Alicia Riley

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Esko and Sohvi know where the food is kept. Photo by Elina Viuhkonen
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Esko and Sohvi know where the food is kept. Photo by Elina Viuhkonen

And Sunny's human just wasn't fast enough for his taste. Photo by Valarie Palmer

And Sunny's human just wasn't fast enough for his taste. Photo by Valarie Palmer

Bunny Rule 3: The bunny reserves the right to withhold affection if the food offerings aren't satisfactory.

Don't even think about it! Photo by Josie Smelko

Don't even think about it! Photo by Josie Smelko

You do not deserve any cuddles, human. Photo by Georgia Brandau

You do not deserve any cuddles, human. Photo by Georgia Brandau

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Maybe if you come back with better food you may pet me. Photo by Elina Viuhkonen
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Maybe if you come back with better food you may pet me. Photo by Elina Viuhkonen

Bunny Rule 4: The bunny does not have to follow rules or restrictions imposed by the human.

If Tsjoe wants to eat the phone book, there is nothing her human can do. Photo by Bjobbi van Blonk

If Tsjoe wants to eat the phone book, there is nothing her human can do. Photo by Bjobbi van Blonk

Bunny Rule 5: Everything that enters the house has to be inspected and chinned.

That lamp is definitely Ralphie's now. Photo by William Alex
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That lamp is definitely Ralphie's now. Photo by William Alex

Bunny Rule 6: The human may not clean or rearrange the house without the bunny's supervision.

Speckles Bun Bun Bayley does not approve. Photo by Michelle N.
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Speckles Bun Bun Bayley does not approve. Photo by Michelle N.

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Bunny Rule 7: The bunny is required to sit on, taste, and inspect every piece of clothing on the floor.

Thank you for the new bed, human! Photo by Christina Chivers
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Thank you for the new bed, human! Photo by Christina Chivers

Bunny Rule 8: It is a truth universally acknowledged that exposed wires are meant to be chewed.

Winnie and Cinnie aka Cinnamon. Photo by Anna Lyene Kowalski

Winnie and Cinnie aka Cinnamon. Photo by Anna Lyene Kowalski

Bunny Rule 9: The human may not for any reason interrupt the rabbit's eating, sleeping, or grooming times.

Looks like Raion's human forgot about that one. Photo by Cammilla Natalie Jensen

Looks like Raion's human forgot about that one. Photo by Cammilla Natalie Jensen

Bunny Rule 10: The human is required to serve food promptly at the agreed upon times to avoid the wrath of the rabbit.

Humphrey thinks the bowl should be filled with veggies. Photo by Heidi Rae Harris

Humphrey thinks the bowl should be filled with veggies. Photo by Heidi Rae Harris

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Chester does not look happy. Photo by Rachael Davis

Chester does not look happy. Photo by Rachael Davis

Bunny Rule 11: The bunny reserves the right to inspect grocery bags and confiscate any contents at will.

Isabella thinks this rule applies to mail, too. Photo by Marsha Bone

Isabella thinks this rule applies to mail, too. Photo by Marsha Bone

Bunny Rule 12: The bunny is required to maintain at least one layer of fur on the furniture in the house and on the human's clothing.

Jax and Gabbi have this rule down. Photo by Corri Franchetti

Jax and Gabbi have this rule down. Photo by Corri Franchetti

Juggernaut takes this rule very seriously. Photo by Stephanie Weage

Juggernaut takes this rule very seriously. Photo by Stephanie Weage

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Bunny Rule 13: Any display of affection has to take place on the floor and be initiated and ended by the rabbit.

Okay, human, now is a good time. Photo by Caryn Michel

Okay, human, now is a good time. Photo by Caryn Michel

Bunny Rule 14: The rabbit may request unlimited amounts of food at all times, which the human must promptly provide.

Even if the food is bigger than the rabbit. Photo by Christina Chivers
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Even if the food is bigger than the rabbit. Photo by Christina Chivers

Bunny Rule 15: The human must be respectful at all times. Just because the bunny looks adorable doesn't mean it wants to be cuddled.

Be strong, human. Speckles Bun Bun Bailey does not want to be disturbed. Photo by Michelle N.
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Be strong, human. Speckles Bun Bun Bailey does not want to be disturbed. Photo by Michelle N.

Awwww... Maybe just one quick cuddle? No, human, it's the rules! Photo by Elina Viuhkonen
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Awwww... Maybe just one quick cuddle? No, human, it's the rules! Photo by Elina Viuhkonen

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