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Looks like an Angora we had...sure is FLUFFFFFY!
Omg, this is my hair problem in a nutshell.
@JPBenedetto Yeah I'm thinking this has to be an Angora. those are a lot of work to keep from matting!!
Cute it's a real tippy from is the order a rabbit lol
@2Distracted - They sure are!!! But so, so SOFT! 😍
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