Monday, June 13, 2011

the accidental rabbit

currently being called mira (tho' that could change) just earlier today, it was named nanna.
currently being called sophia (just a few hours ago, known as ninus).
how does one accidentally purchase two rabbits, you ask?  well, it could happen (purely hypothetically, of course), if you were on a chicken acquisition mission and you thought that while you were looking at the blå avis for chickens anyway, you'd do a quick rabbit search. and the rabbits were not that far from the chickens, so it was quite easy to just pop by.

your plan originally was to check out the adult rabbits, so you could make your own babies with the rabbits you already have. because you can't allow them to make babies because they're brother and sister and so you need some outside blood. you had pretty much settled on a nice black & white buck for your dear solskin rabbit at home, when the nice lady asked if you wanted to see the babies around back. and lo and behold, there was a whole hutch full of the most adorable baby rabbits. in. the. world. some fuzzy ones and some with lop ears and so you think it would probably be best to get some potential wives for samba, your boy rabbit back at home.

and in the giddiness of the moment, you take two, but prudently decide not to buy the adult rabbit after all (showing some scrap of sanity reason restraint remains). and then you go on to get the chickens (only buying two more than you had originally planned and ordering half a dozen more). and there you definitely do not agree to buy a 4-year-old pony the next time you come back to get your other chickens. (that pony was so small it would so have fit in the back of the car if it hadn't already been full of chicken wire, bags of cement, pepper plants, rabbits and chickens).

and that's how you could accidentally buy a rabbit. or two. but really, look at their faces, could you have resisted?


celkalee said...

Oh my gosh, what absolutely adorable little bunnies! How could you not bring them home?

will said...

As Elmer always said, "Wabbets! I'm gonna make Wabbet Stew!"

Anonymous said...

Lovin' that cute white nose!


Indiri Wood said...

Such cute little accidents! If you have to have an accident that's a good way to go.

stephanie said...

Jealous! I need some chickens and some rabbits. :)

PS: Sustainable Life seems to be back to readable with permission only. :(

Karen said...

Oooh, I would have been dangerous in that place. Could not have passed up the pony that can fit in the back of the car. Nope.

Maria-Thérèse ~ said...

But what about the PONY?

And - will they blog?

Book of Ruth said...

I can say unequivocally that I would have not been able to resist. They are dear.

Maria-Thérèse ~ said...

What about the pony? :-S

julochka said...

the pony will come!! and i did post an instagram photo of it on FB. :-)

oh, and the bunnies are going to blog.

Maria-Thérèse ~ said...


Anonymous said...

Your rabbits are adorable.

We have rabbits and more cottontail rabbits running loose on our property. I'd be happy to give you some if you didn't live so far away.

Kidding, of course.