the wwf’s living planet report 2014, which discovered that we’ve lost half of all the world’s wildlife in the past fourty years, showed more specifically that the population of common dormice dropped by 43 percent between 1993 and 2010.
not only are dormice vulnerable to habitat loss, but they’re hesitant to cross open fields, and the grubbing out of hedgerows in recent decades has removed the wildlife corridors between woods that has allowed the dormice to move more freely to new habitat.
dormice have very specialized diets of berries and nuts, and with less habitat they are unable to seek out enough food to fatten up before their six month hibernation (which was featured in these two posts).
So this has happened, and I am literally bawling my eyes out.
As people should know I work at this amazing shelter. We’re no-kill, we ethically rehome, and we take care of some disabled bunnies too.
We don’t have a huge staff, most of the work is done by the founders. We need volunteers, and we need money.
Just as importantly, we need people to realise that a rabbit is not some cute little docile animal that you can put in your pocket and post cute pics of it on weheartit. Bunnies take A LOT of work. Bonding with a bun can take up to a year. We need people to see bunnies (and other pocket pets) as valid animals that deserve safe and loving homes
okay so i’m literally obsessed with this girl because she’s hella inspiring, beautiful inside and out, and she can really sing, so everyone should check out Shawna Grady’s cover of John Legend’s ‘All of Me’ :)
"I think about dying but I dont want to die. Not even close. In fact my problem is the complete opposite. I want to live, I want to escape. I feel trapped and bored and claustrophobic. There’s so much to see and so much to do but I somehow still find myself doing nothing at all. I’m still here in this metaphorical bubble of existence and I can’t quite figure out what the hell I’m doing or how to get out of it."
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