With the recent and sudden loss of our bunny, Smokey, we are bunny-less for the first time in 9 years. I've gotten so used to giving them our left-over veggies and breads. I keep putting cilantro and carrots aside forgetting that Smokey is not there to eat them anymore. Britty made a nice post about her here:
Britty and I painted this stone for our baby to put in the backyard where she is now buried:
I've been looking into adopting a bunny, and I cannot believe how many homeless ones there are. The shelters are full of them, and it's sad to think of them sitting in their cages all day. Some are in foster homes, others are in shelters, and I found a few in "animal control." :( A great site for finding homeless animals is PetFinder.com. I've found endless pages of bunnies in my area that need a home. They typically come spayed or neutered, and the cost to adopt takes care of what the facility has put in to rescue the animal and possibly help out the ones who were not yet adopted. I called one place who had the bunnies that were not the youngest or the most colorful. The super cute baby ones will place faster than the older ones, I'd guess, so we will look for one like Smokey: full grown, abandoned by their owner, and very happy to give us a chance.
None of these bunnies will replace Smokey, but since we have the room, the supplies, and the desire to spoil a rescued bunny, this may make us feel just a little bit better.