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Updated October 22, 2014
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For decades of first dates, people have been asking the classic question, “Are you a dog person or a cat person?” Being a “dog person” makes you seem outdoorsy and energetic; “cat people” are thought of more as the cozy bookworm type. But what is the assumption if you tell you them you’re a “bunny person?”‘

Well, it may be no surprise that the wonderfully quirky comedian Amy Sedaris is a bunny person and mom to several of the long-eared little guys; but did you know that supermodel Cara Delevingne is so proud of her little Cecil that she’s featured him in photo shoots and given him his own Instagram account? What about the American iconic badass, Clint Eastwood? He’s got a rescue bunny named Autumn. And me? I’m an artist living in a one-bedroom bachelorette pad in Manhattan with a fuzzy little rabbit named Ella.

As you can tell, “bunny people” are kind of hard to categorize, but we’re often professionally creative and we’re all aware of the well-kept secret that rabbits can, in a lot of subtle ways, improve your life. Here’s some proof:

Bunnies Help You Stay Healthy

Although I love animals, I’m not a vegetarian and I can’t resist the occasional burger. Still, thanks to my bunny, I eat my fair share of fruits and veggies. Having a rabbit in the house ensures that you’ve got a fridge stocked with fresh lettuce and carrots and kale. My years of bunny cohabitation has completely changed the way I shop for groceries. And just witnessing the joy my bunny feels when she eats a grape, makes me want to eat more fruits too.

Bunnies Keep You Calm