Yes, this is a knitting magazine, but sometimes you need to take a moment, put down your needles and rub the bunny.
This is the editor [and her husband]'s bunny. She was the most adorable, loving, softest rabbit on earth. She was litter trained, came when we called her and gave kisses.
And a few months after her 11th birthday, her body wore out and she left us. But her joyous spirit continues to inhabit our house. We really miss her.
We knew within days that we couldn't stand
to have a house without rabbits. And since little Noot was
an impossible act to follow, we decided we'd have better
odds with two.
Meet the spayed sisters:
Boeing [7+lbs] and Squeeze
[5lbs]. Boeing doesn't give
kisses; Squeeze does. Boeing
occasionally enjoys being
held and cuddled; Squeeze
will rip your lips off if
you try. Both of them are
very fond of their pellets,
but have recently decided
that vegetables hold no appeal
to them. Perhaps when the
grape leaves are fresh from
the backyard again, they'll
We've never had two bunnies at one time, and watching them
take care of each other is a pleasure we'd only imagined.
They are immaculately clean, because they're always grooming
each other. Like sisters, sometimes they cuddle, sometimes
they can't be far enough away from each other. Who needs
If you want to adopt a bunny, visit the House
Rabbit Society and find a local chapter in your
area. They always have beautiful rabbits in foster
care that need permanent, loving homes.
Oh, and if you adopt an angora, you can knit a sweater
from your bunny's cast-off fur! There's an
article in that, isn't there?