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Paralysed rabbit finds new lease of life

A giant rabbit living at a West Cumbrian animal sanctuary has been saved after losing use of its legs. Bertha now uses adapted dog wheels.

There were fears she'd have to be put down, but now Bertha has her freedom back.

Well I've actually seen dogs in wheelchairs and I thought: if it works for a dog, then why not a rabbit? If it wasn't for the wheelchair, she would need daily physio, baths every day which she hated, and obesity because she eats everything in sight basically...

– Melanie James, Ani-Mel Haven