International Rabbit Day is held every year on the fourth Saturday of September, in 2022 this date falls on September 24th. The holiday is dedicated to funny animals that bring joy, become friends. On this day, millions of people around the world talk about the dangers that rabbits face – testing cosmetics and drugs, hunting.
Rabbits are absolutely harmless and defenseless in front of a person, they need not just attention and care, but protection. It is important for them to create a comfortable, safe environment. In addition, animals are prone to diseases, so it is also necessary to create a healthy environment for them. Since rabbits are often chosen as a pet, it is especially important to know how to care for them, what to feed them, how to protect them from diseases. This is what International Rabbit Day is dedicated to.
- Rabbits are one of the most common animals on the planet, they can be found in almost every country.
- Archaeologists have discovered fossils that suggest that rabbits existed on the planet approximately 40 million years ago and originated in Asia.
- On different continents you can meet animals of different breeds, the most popular is European. European rabbits appeared about 4000 years ago in Spain.
- Initially, animals were bred for fur and meat, but gradually people got used to cute animals and today they often become pets.
How to celebrate
If there is a child in your family, make him happy and take a rabbit to raise, he will surely become a great friend to the baby. Caring for a pet teaches a child to be attentive, caring, kind, disciplined. Visit the farm where the animals live, this will allow you to learn more about proper care for them. Donate money or time to an organization that cares about the welfare of rabbits.
When is International Rabbit Day celebrated in 2022?
International Rabbit Day is observed on the fourth Saturday of September each year.