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Rabbit Sanctuary Stories

The Rabbit Sanctuary, Inc., is a special place located in Simpsonville, South Carolina, where bunnies are given medical attention and tender loving care for the rest of their lifetime. A group of active volunteers dedicate their time to taking care of the rabbits, many of whom have suffered due to abuse and neglect.

Surviving Hurricane Katrina, Mother Rabbit Gives the Gift of Life
A domestic rabbit who survived disaster, gives birth, cares for her infants, then dies. While "Mother Rabbit" will never realize the peace of the Rabbit Sanctuary in Simpsonville, South Carolina, a program supported by The Fund for Animals and The Humane Society of the United States, her babies, Camelia and Magnolia, will live out their natural lives in the tranquil surroundings because of her devotion.

Summertime Heat ... the Living Ain't Easy for Rabbits
The Rabbit Sanctuary of Simpsonville, South Carolina, supported by The Fund for Animals and The Humane Society of the United States, provides timps to protect domestic rabbits from summer's high temperatures.

Ro's Boat is Now Sailing Gently Down the Sea of Life
Ro, a rabbit at the Greenville Humane Society slated to be euthanized, found a new home at the Rabbit Sanctuary, Inc., in Simpsonville, South Carolina, a program supported by The Fund for Animals and The Humane Society of the United States, due to a caring animal control officer.

Rescued Rabbits Find Forever Home
On 30 acres in Simpsonville, S.C., The Rabbit Sanctuary, Inc. provides a loving and safe “home for life” for abused, ill, or unwanted domestic rabbits who have been rescued from animal shelters, breeders, laboratories, and private homes.

Refuge for the Rabbits
When a woman found the four rabbits in an abandoned shed -- their cages jammed into a dark, damp corner -- she knew she had to take action. Read the story.

Rabbit Once For Sale Rescued
Spotted on side of the road in a cage, a poor, scared rabbit is rescued.

Pow-Wow's Tortured Journey Comes to an End
A domestic rabbit kept in a cramped, dirty cage for years lived in pain before he was brought to the Rabbit Sanctuary in Simpsonville, South Carolina, a program supported by The Fund for Animals and The Humane Society of the United States. After it was determined that his injuries were too severe for medical treatment, he was euthanized.

Paradise for Pepita
A little light brown lop was abandoned in a parking lot. It was her good fortune that an animal lover found her and brought her to the Rabbit Sanctuary.

Once Trapped in the Sweltering Heat, Kiriakides Now Hops Freely
A caged rabbit, named Kiriakides, who suffered in heat is now free at the Rabbit Sanctuary, Inc., in Simpsonville, South Carolina, a program supported by the Fund for Animals and The Humane Society of the United States.

New Book Shares Stories of Rabbit Guardians and their Beloved Pets
Rabbits: Gentle Hearts, Valiant Spirits by Marie Mead is a collection of stories about domestic rabbits and the people who care for them. Proceeds go to help nonprofits such as the Rabbit Sanctuary, a program supported by The Fund for Animals and The Humane Society of the United States.

Months-old Mrs. Corn Rescued After Allergy-Suffering Owner Lets her Loose
A domestic bunny let loose in the wild was found and brought to safety. The Rabbit Sanctuary, Inc., in Simpsonville, South Carolina, a program supported by The Fund for Animals and The Humane Society of the United States, named their new resident, Mrs. Corn, in honor of her savior.

Manju’s Sweet Serendipity
A woman in Manhattan rescued a loose bunny on the street and brought him to the Rabbit Sanctuary, a program supported by The Fund for Animals.

Lowe's Employee Helps to Rebuild Bumper's Life
On the way to work a Lowe's employee saw a rabbit get injured -- and then found him the care he needed by contacting the Rabbit Sanctuary, Inc, a program supported by The Fund for Animals.

Lesson Gone Wrong: Dave's Trip from Classroom Suffering to Sanctuary
A rabbit kept as a classroom pet in a school suffers neglect and malnutrition, until he is rescued and brought to the Rabbit Sanctuary Inc. in S.C., supported by The Fund for Animals.

Hopping To Freedom: Rounder's Long Journey
The Rabbit Sanctuary, Inc., in Simpsonville, South Carolina, a program supported by The Fund for Animals and The Humane Society of the United States, provides a permanent home to a bunny who survived a breeder, pet store, a home where he wasn't cared for and a one where he was let outside to be chased by a dog. Now he's found a permanent home.

Hopnot's Story
An unwanted, unloved rabbit is helped by a caring soul and ultimately finds respite at the Rabbit Sanctuary, Inc., in Simpsonville, South Carolina, a program supported by The Fund for Animals and The Humane Society of the United States.

Grandmothers Know Best: Minnie-Pennie Finds a New, Permanent Home
The Rabbit Sanctuary, Inc., in Simpsonville, South Carolina, a program supported by The Fund for Animals and The Humane Society of the United States, provides a home for a rabbit no longer wanted at a nursing home.

Bunrick Hops into Animal Lovers' Back Yard
A couple saves a stray rabbit and brings him to the Rabbit Sanctuary in Simpsonville, South Carolina, a program supported by The Fund for Animals and The Humane Society of the United States.

Bundle of Joy
A baby rabbit bred for the Easter season is forgotten and is disposed of, only to be rescued in the nick of time by the Rabbit Sanctuary, Inc., a nonprofit supported by The Fund for Animals.