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Neighborhood Bunny Invasion!

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Real Estate Agent with RLAH@properties AB95346

The backyard gardeners in my neighborhood are in a bit of an uproar. We've been invaded, not by cicadas, but by dozens of amazingly cute little fur guys who adore what's popping up in our vegetable patches. Even the carnivorous wildlife that drops in from Rock Creek Park don't seem interested in helping to control the rabbit population.  

And they seem to multiplying like, well, rabbits!

It also gets interesting to those of us who are walking dubiously trained dogs. Picco hasn't spotted one yet, but it's only a matter of time.Urban rabbits are just what we all need!

Michael Jacobs
Pasadena, CA
Pasadena And Southern California 818.516.4393

Hello Pat - while I am aware that some parts of the country are experiencing a cicada takeover this year, this rabbit invasion was news to me.  An abunnydance of bunnies exponentially explored comes to mind.   🐰🐰🐰...

Jun 02, 2024 05:28 PM
Patricia Kennedy

Someone told me that the cicadas won't be coming out in DC this summer, though I don't know why not! The dog was so looking forward to them!

Jun 03, 2024 09:02 AM
Kathy Streib
Cypress, TX
Home Stager/Redesign

Pat- funny you should mention rabbits because Larry and I have noticed more rabbits when out walking in the Preserve. Our dear sweet hunting dogs would have gone bananas with a rabbit around. 

Jun 02, 2024 06:30 PM
Patricia Kennedy

I haven't seen any in my yard, and I'm guessing that crazy Picco is one reason.

Jun 03, 2024 09:02 AM
Endre Barath, Jr.
Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices California Properties - Beverly Hills, CA
Realtor - Los Angeles Home Sales 310.486.1002

Patricia Kennedy  loved your post and these little creatures are lucky they are in your part of the world other parts they might be looked at as dinner:)Endre

Jun 02, 2024 10:29 PM
Patricia Kennedy

I'm guessing a few of my neighbors are considering a change to their menus. Organic grass and garden fed bunnies sound quite nutritious, although I couldn't eat one. It would be like eating my sweet cat for dinner.

Jun 03, 2024 09:01 AM
Bill Salvatore - East Valley
Arizona Elite Properties - Chandler, AZ
Realtor - 602-999-0952 / em: golfArizona@cox.net

Its that time of year, Good post with great information. Thanks for sharing it.

Have a super fantastic week!

Bill Salvatore, Realtor- Arizona Elite Properties

Jun 03, 2024 04:09 AM
Wayne Martin
Wayne M Martin - Oswego, IL
Real Estate Broker - Retired

Good morning Patricia. When we first moved to the concrete jungle of downtown Chicago, there was some vacant land across the street that was designated to be a park. I liked sitting out on my balcony and watching a rabbit go through his routine daily. Only saw one and wondered how he could survive. Enjoy your day.

Jun 03, 2024 04:43 AM
Kat Palmiotti
eXp Commercial, Referral Divison - Kalispell, MT
Helping your Montana dreams take root

I do love spotting rabbits - they're so cute.

Jun 03, 2024 04:54 AM
Brian England
Ambrose Realty Management LLC - Gilbert, AZ
MBA, GRI, REALTOR® Real Estate in East Valley AZ

Bunnies are cute, so I would definitely prefer to be invaded by bunnies rather than a lot of other things, haha.

Jun 03, 2024 04:58 AM
Dorie Dillard Austin TX
Coldwell Banker Realty ~ 512.750.6899 - Austin, TX
NW Austin ~ Canyon Creek and Spicewood/Balcones

Good morning Pat,

Wow a bunny invasion in urban area! They are so cute...they have a habit of multiplying quickly...... keep us posted on if their numbers grow!

Jun 03, 2024 05:50 AM
George Souto
George Souto NMLS #65149 - Middletown, CT
Your Connecticut Mortgage Expert

Patricia Kennedy following up on Endre's comment, I am told they taste like chicken.  🤣

Jun 03, 2024 09:32 AM
Carol Williams
Although I'm retired, I love sharing my knowledge and learning from other real estate industry professionals. - Wenatchee, WA
Retired Agent / Broker / Prop. Mgr, Wenatchee, WA

Hi Pat,
Those little bunnies are cute but they can be a nuisance to gardeners.

Jun 03, 2024 10:59 AM