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If she is due to kindle within the next few days, leave it alone. If the hutch needs cleaned really bad, by all means clean it. You can try to salvage as much fur, or better yet the whole nest, if it is still clean. Just place what you saved back where it was after you clean. It is better to remove a whole dirty nest than to let her kindle in it as it may lead to disease for the kits.

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Q: If your rabbit is making a nest with her fur do you still clean her hutch?
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