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Adopt a rabbit and get a free bunny starter kit from Animal Care Centers of NYC

Cocoa is available for adoption from Animal Care

Cocoa is available for adoption from Animal Care Centers of NYC. Photo Credit: Animal Care Centers of NYC

New Yorkers interested in opening their homes to a new furry bunny friend this summer will now receive rabbit starter kits to give them a hopping start, according to Animal Care Centers.

And this Saturday, the fur balls will be available in Central Park at the first-ever rabbit-only mobile adoption event, hosted by the NYPD. Interested adopters should stop by inside the park, near 64th Street, between noon and 4 p.m. Ten adoptable rabbits will be waiting.

While supplies last, adopters will each receive a starter kit complete with some bunny essentials, like a litter box, a grass mat and hay -- because bunnies can’t ever get enough of that. Each kit is valued at about $50.

“We’re hoping animal lovers will hop on over to our Manhattan Care Center or to Saturday’s special adoption event in Central Park to meet with an Adoption Counselor and bring a beautiful bunny home,” Jessica Vaccaro, ACC’s adoption manager, said in a statement.

But if you can’t make it this weekend, ACC has more than 70 rabbits available weekdays from noon to 8 p.m. (weekends, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.) at its adoption center located at 326 E. 110th Street.

Adoption fees for rabbits are $50 for one, $75 for a bonded pair.

And if your bunny is looking for a (fixed) friend, you can set up an appointment for bunny speed dating by emailing adoption@nycacc.org. Bunny life is always sweeter with a friend.

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