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Add a Little Buca to Your Life

Though her life started out in neglect, this bunny who came to us as Carla and quickly became  Buca (like Sambuca but without that yucky licorice taste) suddenly had it all. The best in green and fresh veggies, cozy place to stay, lots of things to explore, humans to engage in deep conversation.... and then the… Continue reading Add a Little Buca to Your Life

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Bullwinkle’s Garden

I cleared the area and planted the bulbs, resigning myself to the fact that they should have been planted in November and now had little likelihood of blossoming this spring.

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My Senior Moments with the Great White Bunny Revisited

Domestic rabbits live on average 7-11 or 8-12 years depending on the source of your information, the breed (larger rabbits have shorter lives), genetics, and lifestyle of the bunny. I always use the 8-12 year range to quote to people in the hope they’ll understand the long term promise they’ll be making when they say: “Yes, let’s take that one home.”

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The IKEA Effect or Why You Love Your Kid and I Love My Vest and My Rabbit

It is entirely possible that we do not give our children the best of everything because we love them, but rather we love them because we gave them everything.

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The Furry Factor – Transforming Pet Lovers into People Lovers One Animal at a Time

"In the company of the animals they really love, a) all people are much more likeable, and b) people are much nicer to the humans around them."

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Hopping Down the Bunny Trail – Moving Toward Rabbit Adoption Pt 1

“...it can be the most rewarding thing to give someone a second chance at a happy life."  ~From Finally Home~”  ―    Elizabeth  Parker . . We visited the Flemish Giants at MSPCA Nevins Farm in Methuen. The 14 baby rabbits and their 3 parents, surrendered after a misguided attempt at Easter rabbit sales (UGH!), held court in… Continue reading Hopping Down the Bunny Trail – Moving Toward Rabbit Adoption Pt 1

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Needy is as Needy Does

"I don't think it's necessarily healthy to go into relationships as a needy person. Better to go in with a full deck." Anjelica Huston

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Putting the Easter Bunny Back Into Easter

First thing Easter morning and I wasn’t thinking of the glory of the day, I was applying considerable restraint to stem the stream of profanity that threatened to come spewing out in the direction of the bunny I usually love.