These shy, gentle animals share our neighborhoods—and sometimes our homes.

More than half the world’s wild rabbit species, such as South African riverine rabbits, are endangered or threatened. Domestic bunny species, like Angora or New Zealand White, are subject to the abuses of cosmetics testing, the pet trade and the fur industry.

White rabbit sitting in the grass.
All rabbits deserve a cruelty-free life.

Beloved in fiction (consider Bugs Bunny and Peter Cottontail) but often overlooked in real life, rabbits are a varied and widespread species, serving as critical members of healthy ecosystems when wild and beloved pets when domesticated.

Experimental white rabbits in a cage. We do not know what the specific type of researched being performed is.
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Nearly silent, wild rabbits warn each other of danger by thumping the ground using their powerful hind legs (which is how Thumper got his name).

Rabbits in stocks being tested on for cosmetics

Please contact your legislators and urge them to support the reintroduction of the Humane Cosmetics Act to prohibit animal testing for cosmetics manufactured or sold in the U.S.

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