News

March 2013

March 2013 has seen a number of rabbits undergo a variety of surgeries for injuries. Blissie is recovering from a tear duct infection. Flashie is being treated for an ear wound which so far has avoided being amputated. Bramble wasn’t so lucky and she had her ear amputated after what we assume was a fight…


February 2013

February 2013 proved to be a very difficult and sad month for Big Ears. After 40 years of life, the difficult decision was made that it was time to let Pedro go. He had been suffering with his legs for a number of months and despite medications, special diets and treatments, he rapidly diminished in…


January 2013

January 2013. So far things have been busy with keeping the animals cooler during the hot weather. We have said goodbye to Kelly the donkey, Cola the guinea pig and Wigglesworth the rabbit who all died this month. A couple of animals have been rehomed to wonderful new forever homes including Muffy the lorikeet, Wilbur…


November 2012

November update. It has been a very busy time. We have sadly said goodbye to a 12 month old turkey named Zach, Sophie the rabbit (after 5 years with us, she was put to sleep due to the invasiveness of her cancer). Sophie’s partner went into severe depression and the decision was made to partner…


October 2012

Update for October 2012. Jack the goat was castrated and is recovering well. 2 roosters passed away. Snowy and Casper and Sheba the rabbits passed away. 24 rabbits had their health checks and vaccinations. We are treating 1 turkey and 1 rooster for sore feet. 10 male rabbits were neutered and 10 female rabbits were…



Like Wine? and want to help Big Ears?

 http://www.goodwillwine.com.au/charities/big-ears-animal-sanctuary Like Wine? and want to help Big Ears animals at the same time? Above is the link to the Good Will Wine website where you can purchase your very own Big Ears label wine. Also above is the beautiful picture that will be showcased on your wine bottle depicting the recent farm rabbit rescue.


Bunny Brooches

Above are gorgeous home made bunny brooches. They are made to order with the proceeds going to Big Ears Animal Sanctuary to assist with the completion of the de-sexing of the remaining ex farmed rabbits. If you would like to order one of these brooches, or ask for a custom made one with a different…


Mid 2012

October is already quite busy with the arrival of Lulu the lamb. She is the daughter of Mrs Waggs, a ewe we took in knowing she might be pregnant. Unfortunately Mrs Waggs didn’t have any milk for Lulu and Jacqui had to stomach tube feed her until she learned to drink from a bottle. Four…


Early 2012

Big Ears is very busy at present with 300 new rabbits. Big Ears along with other bunny groups and supporters were able to buy out an entire meat rabbit farm that was for sale. We were able to secure all the bunnies including babies, pregnant does, bucks, 2 and 3 month old female and male…