How do I know if my rabbit loves me?

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Rabbits are sweet and adorable animals, however, it is not always easy to identify the signals that they send us through their body language. They are sensitive and scary beings, with a behavior very different from that of other mammals.

In this AnimalWised article we will explain 5 signals that will help you understand your furry companion a little more. Find out below how to know if your rabbit loves you. ¡You'll be surprised!

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  1. Purrs
  2. Lick you
  3. Falls suddenly
  4. Falls asleep
  5. Seek your attention

1. Purr

Rabbits are animals shy and somewhat suspicious, therefore it may take several months for them to get used to our presence. In fact, some may never do so if they have had a truly traumatic experience in the past. However, a rabbit that is happy in its home will begin to show certain rabbit sounds more often. In this case, the purr is a sound that indicates that he is calm and happy.

2. licks you

Like cats or dogs, rabbits can't resist licking your skin, ¡they love the salty taste! However, licking does not only mean that you are attracted to the taste of our dermis, it also indicates confidence towards your tutor. If your rabbit surprises you on different occasions with delicate licks you can be very happy, trusts you and he is expressing his affection. Reward him with a long petting session so he knows that you love him too.

3. Suddenly lies down

A sign that your rabbit is happy and feel comfortable at home is the Fish Flop, a sequence in which the rabbit suddenly lies on one side of the body. Only rabbits who trust their guardians perform this surprising and funny behavior.

4. falls asleep

¿Do you spend time massaging and stroking your rabbit? If so, you've probably ever stayed especially relaxed, even asleep. Perhaps until now you have not given it importance, but the truth is that some people wonder if rabbits sleep, because it's unusual to do so close to humans with whom they do not trust. If you have also gotten to sleep with your rabbit, you are very lucky, your rabbit is very comfortable next to you.

5. Seek your attention

Rabbits can express an attempt to get your attention in many ways. Sometimes they try to push you with its tiny snout, They rub against you or move slightly near your hand in search of caresses. All these signs have one thing in common: they indicate that your rabbit loves you.

If you respond to their demands for affection be prepared to hear their little teeth grinding, as well as a pleasant purr.. ¿They can be more adorable?

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