Baby bunny fell from 2 story cage

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rxinbowdrxp

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I have a 2 story cage with about 1 1/2 floor separation and in the middle of the night one my 10 day old bunny fell from the top to the bottom it looked as if it rolled down the stairs and hit the barb wire floor, the baby was breathing when I picked it up to place it back with the other ones, I’m just worried about injures
 

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Well, that will happen again and again once they start venturing out of the nest on very wobbly legs. Rabbits evolved to leave a nest upwards, from the end of a tunnel, and the way back naturally is way more easy.

I don't deem any nest above ground level safe, so it would be good to either move it down (and block upstairs) or secure it in a way so that they can't get down until they are surefooted enough.
 

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Not to scare you but I had the same thing happen to one of mine and it passed 4 days later from a head injury, watch it carefully
 

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Baby rabbits have soft, flexible bones that tend to absorb impact. I once accidentally dropped a newborn from 4 feet onto a concrete floor and it was fine. Their skin is delicate, so they might have scratching, bruising or bloody noses, but a fall from 2 feet should be fine.
 

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