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I was going to place a small order to see if my cats and I like it.
my order was 25.** and 5 day shipping to Calif was 34.**
is anybody else seeing very high shipping?
 

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I believe is because they have to keep it frozen. I figured it would cost more than that to go all the way to california. I am in md (hare-today is in PA) and i think shipping for me is 20 or 30 dollars. That is why I haven't tried it out yet. I would have to get a big freezer and order larger quantities.
 

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I have found that to be the case as well. I looked at their site and really liked some of their items but the shipping was always more than the cost of the merchandise. I can't justify that in my mind so I never ordered.

I understand WHY it's so expensive, special shipping and container and all that.... I just can't do it.
 

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My minimum when ordering from them is at least 30 lbs. of food. I live in NY and for me, it's about $25 in shipping. Right now, I want to order 32 lbs for $152.50, which comes out to roughly $4.75/lb. for meats I can't source locally and that are organically grown from a local farm.

I have a separate chest freezer for the cats so this works out for us, but I can definitely see if you are trying to order in small amounts how it would seem foolhardy to order from them.
 

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I know there's a rabbit meat online dealer that does deal with the West Coast (I've forgotten their name) but their site says due to supply shortages, she is unable to sell to new customers, but that there is a waiting list.

That's a shame, as I'm trying to find a good online source that is closer to CA.
 

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Depending where you live in CA and how many lbs you want to prepare at a time there is Small Batch Pets. They sell ground rabbit with organs and bones in 2lb frozen chubs. I use this to mix with chicken for Valentines dinner and she eats it up. I didn't notice any bone fragments when I make up her food and haven't seen any in her bowl when she's finished. She sometimes will not eat bone fragments.

I also found Cache Valley Products that sells whole or ground rabbit and ground chicken but they have a 25 lb minimum order. They are based in Utah.

Whole Foods 4 Pets is the supplier that has a waiting list. They are located in Washington state.

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WholeFoods4Pets.Com...Helpful Links
 

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Depending where you live in CA and how many lbs you want to prepare at a time there is Small Batch Pets. They sell ground rabbit with organs and bones in 2lb frozen chubs. I use this to mix with chicken for Valentines dinner and she eats it up. I didn't notice any bone fragments when I make up her food and haven't seen any in her bowl when she's finished. She sometimes will not eat bone fragments.

I also found Cache Valley Products that sells whole or ground rabbit and ground chicken but they have a 25 lb minimum order. They are based in Utah.

Whole Foods 4 Pets is the supplier that has a waiting list. They are located in Washington state.

smallbatch pets
Natural Chicken
WholeFoods4Pets.Com...Helpful Links
I liked a few items from haretoday because the were coursely ground. Had chunks.
 

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Mark, keep in mind though, that course ground will also mean you will have larger bone fragments in the meat. That could be dangerous especially if it's a splinter type piece with a sharp point. I much prefer to grind ours twice, I just feel safer. :grin:
 

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Mark, keep in mind though, that course ground will also mean you will have larger bone fragments in the meat. That could be dangerous especially if it's a splinter type piece with a sharp point. I much prefer to grind ours twice, I just feel safer. :grin:

I'll just stick to what Ive been doing. Sometimes I get lazy and dont want to cut up the Cornish game hen.
 
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