Thursday, January 08, 2009

Isabella Rose Gigglefoot


Isabella Rose Gigglefoot, originally uploaded by maggies farm.

Rose has been a member of our clan since this fall. We received her from Monkey's old preschool class, where she was getting a bad rap for attacking 3 year olds. I personally don't hold it against her. What would you do if small children kept grabbing you and poking their cute, chubby little cheeks in your cage? I think bad classroom management was the cause of Rose going rogue...

I believe the phrase that greeted me that fateful day from the Head of School was, "Maggie, this rabbit needs you!"

She now only attacks Charlie. She does not like him. Seriously. It's like a scene from Monty Python - Holy Hand Grenade, anyone? He is afraid. Keep in mind that he also thinks the goats start each day with plans to manipulate him... With me, she's quite the snuggler. And while from time to time, she puts on a bunny show of fierceness to the Monkey; she has learned that all children aren't evil. Everynight when Monkey and I read, Rose hops quietly around the room. She'll sit on our laps or bounce around the room to her own tune. And boy, can she bounce!

I never thought I'd own a bunny. But she's actually rather sweet and easy to care for. I don't think her personality was meant for a busy class full of small children. And she's oh, so soft. Just look at that nose!

7 comments:

  1. Who could say "no" to a face like that???

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  2. omg a brindled bunny!!!!! SO CUTE!!!

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  3. we were snuggling today...
    The Monkey called her a calico, but we were informed she is a "harlequin". :)

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  4. What a beautiful bunny you have!

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  5. Thanks. She's my little buddy.

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  6. Re-Becky1:14 PM

    Hahaaaa

    "Keep in mind that he also thinks the goats start each day with plans to manipulate him... "

    Maybe they do! There is something so weird about their crazy eyes........

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