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Sunday, September 30, 2012

Hoppity Hop Bunny

 We let our bunnies run around the yard once in a while so that they  could do their exercise.  Although they like to nibble on my flowers but it's okay, they need to be out of their house.
We love watching them hop along,  it reminds the kids of the book that we  used to read "Hoppity hop Bunny."
 Whenever  we want them to go back to their house, we just let our Jack Russel  out and he takes care of the business.  The rabbits knows that when Champ is out, they are suppose to go back inside their house.

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Friday, September 28, 2012

LEGS Exercise

Our dog, Bolt, sleeps with this position.  Most of the time, he barks at his sleep and start  moving his legs like he is doing some workout lol.
He always lay beside my computer table  so I would take pictures when he does it.  He always makes this weird noises when sleeping.
 Uh-oh, the flash woke him up and realized that he was being watched lol.
"What? You got this  on camera?."
"Great!  I look like a goof ball, ruff!"

Monday, September 24, 2012

Kennel

A friend called me on the phone yesterday and asked me if I know a boarding kennel around the area. I told her that I don't really know one but it got me thinking to search for it so if we ever have to go on vacation, we will know where to leave our fur babies.  

Below is the type of dog food that  we buy for our Canine at home.  The bench and dog tray  were made  by my sister in law.
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Sunday, September 16, 2012

Dachshund Archibald

Aunt Peg brought her Dachshund or wiener dog, Archibald during Dad's birthday party.  She named their dog after her  late brother.
Archie is such  a social butterfly,  everybody likes this little guy.  When I look at him, I picture a jumbo hotdog or a huge log with feet .  He is such a cutie!
I'd love to have a dachshund dog, they are so cute!
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Sunday, September 9, 2012

Sutton Rabbits

According to the Rabbit Ranch owner where we bought our bunnies, Wubzy and Matilda are called Sutton Rabbits.  Their fur are so soft.
If you will notice above, the neck of our female rabbit, Matilda, is huge, it is because she is pregnant.
Matilda is  kind of aloof but  Wubzy love to be pet.
Here are some Interesting rabbit facts that I found at Three Little Ladies Rabbitry website
(www.threelittleladiesrabbitry.com/rabbitfacts.php)

Rabbit Facts - 40 Interesting Facts About Rabbits

  1. Rabbits are not rodents, they are lagomorphs.
  2. A male rabbit is a buck. buck
  3. A female rabbit is a doe.
  4. A baby rabbit is a kit.
  5. When the doe gives birth her babies are collectively refered to as a litter.
  6. The gestation period for a rabbit averages 31 days.
  7. A rabbits teeth never stop growing. rabbit teeth
  8. The American Rabbit Breeders Association has 45 recognized breeds of rabbits
  9. The ARBA has over 30,000 members
  10. Rabbits can be litter trained
  11. A pet rabbit can live as long as 10 years
  12. Bunnies get weaned at about 8 weeks old
  13. Adult bunnies can weigh between 2 lbs - 20 lbs depending on breed
  14. Rabbits can purr similar to a cat
  15. Domesticated rabbits are born without fur
  16. Domesticated rabbits eyes do not open until they are about 2 weeks old
  17. Rabbits cannot vomit
  18. Rabbits need hay to assist the digestive system and prevent fur balls in their stomach
  19. A group of rabbits is called a herd
  20. A group of rabbits live in a warren
  21. Mothers typically only feed their kits about 5 minutes a day
  22. Rabbit meat is lower in fat, cholesterol and calories than chicken, pork and beef
  23. Rabbit meat is all white meat
  24. Rabbit droppings make an excellent garden fertilizer
  25. Rabbits have 28 teeth
  26. A 4 pound rabbit will drink as much water as a 20 pound dog
  27. Bunnies love to chew
  28. Rabbits do not hibernate
  29. Rabbits can jump 36″ and higher
  30. Rabbits can suffer heat stroke
  31. Rabbits can see behind them, but have blind spot in front of their face.
  32. When rabbits are happy, they will jump and twist, this is called a binky
  33. Rabbits can start breeding as early as 3-4 months of age
  34. Predators can literally scare a rabbit to death
  35. Does will pull fur when pregnant to assist in the building of their nest
  36. Rabbits can have false pregnancies
  37. Rabbits groom themselves
  38. Domestic rabbits cannot breed with wild rabbits
  39. The only place a rabbit sweats is through the pads on its feet
  40. Rabbits eat their own night droppings called cecotropes

Saturday, September 1, 2012

Tomato Hornworm

I was picking the  tomatoes one day and saw this odd looking caterpillar.  I hate worms and can't stand them but I picked the tomato vine anyway so I can show it to my kids.  My husband researched it on the internet to see what are the white thing on it's back.  As it turned, they are wasp eggs.  This kind of caterpillar is called tomato Hornworm. To better  understand, there is a video below that you can watch.
The video is from youtube, he explains what kind of critter this is.


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