Little did Maggie the mini lop rabbit know that she was being set up on a blind date. At first, Maggie seemed shy, but “Bachelor Bunny” Peanut was smitten. His pet parent, Taryn, got help from the Minnesota Companion Rabbit Society. The organization has a bunny dating program, and partnered with the Animal Humane Society to help find just the right companion for Peanut. He had the pleasure of meeting several nice bunnies at our Golden Valley location, but bonded with Maggie, even though she was the wallflower of the bunch. Since that first “date”, they have been happily hopping around together.
Peanut has brought out a whole new side of Maggie. Now she’s not at all timid. She’s smart and so affectionate. And, she’s even taking bunny agility classes at AHS where she learns commands on jumps and bridges. Maggie knows her name, comes when she’s called, uses a litter box, and has made Peanut so happy. When he lost use of his back legs, Maggie became his caretaker. She helps bathe him where he can’t reach. They have been together since May 2000, and now act like an old married couple with a great story to tell about how they first met.
Photography courtesy of Laurie Schneider Photography. For information on pet portraits visit http://www.lschneider.com/.
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