Archive for the ‘Coco & Cosette’ Category
Sometimes Coco and Cosette like to snuggle. I thought their first formation was a little bizarre, but it seemed to work for both of them…
until Coco decided he needed to groom… maybe he got fur in his eyes somehow?
He decided on a different formation when he finished grooming.
I guess Cosette found chewing envelopes to be quite exhausting.
It’s funny what rabbits find to be comfortable resting places. I used to try to make/buy nice soft beds for my rabbits, but eventually determined from their reactions that these beds were apparently too wrinkly and weren’t saturated enough with rabbit urine (quickly remedied by them). Instead, I discovered that rabbits (at least my own) prefer hard areas- like plastic food mats, hearths, vents, and as pictured below, entertainment stands.
Coco and Cosette relax in line.
Cosette and Coco show off some tail.
(In honor of Hans from Furrybutts, who recently passed away.)
We plucked our first head of lettuce from our garden and, after a thorough washing, gave it to Coco and Cosette. A few investigative sniffs led to a full on eating contest between the two. I’d have to say our homegrown lettuce was a hit.
Audrey Rabbit is a house rabbit living in North London. Her mom, Carol Muskoron, is an Associate Editor at AllAboutYou.com.
When Carol began blogging about Audrey, the cashmere lop quickly became a cyber celebrity.
Audrey wanted to learn about other parts of the world, so she sent her clone out to New London, CT in the US to visit her friends at My House Rabbit.
Come see what they got up to!
Audrey meets Cosette and Coco.
Coco, Audrey, and Cosette get close.
Audrey checks out our bunny garden.
Audrey makes a stop at the statue of John Winthrop the Younger. Winthrop founded New London in 1646 and later went on to become the governor of Connecticut.
Another view of Audrey with Governor Winthrop’s statue. John Winthrop the Younger continued the tradition of his father, who was the founding governor of the Massachusetts Bay colony.
New London’s City Hall on State Street.
A full view of City Hall.
Audrey examines Wyland’s whale mural, The Great Sperm Whales, on Eugene O’Neill Drive. Wyland has created a hundred whale murals all over the world.
Audrey poses with the statue of Eugene O’Neill as a boy. O’Neill, who spent his summers growing up in New London, used to sit by the Thames River and sketch the ships. O’Neill is the only American playwright to win a Nobel prize for literature.
Audrey takes in the view at the State Pier.
Audrey at the Customs House Maritime Museum on Bank Street. The museum focuses on New London’s rich history as a whaling and shipping port.
Audrey at the gate of the Hygienic Art Park.
Audrey takes a seat on Bank Street.
Audrey visits the New London Superior Court.
Audrey’s last stop was the Nathan Hale statue in Williams Park. After Nathan Hale graduated from Yale, he was a school teacher in New London. He was way ahead of his time by teaching girls in 1773.
Hope you enjoyed Audrey’s tour of New London, CT!
Next stop: Bow, Washington to visit our friends at the House of Rabbits!
The rabbits sat by my computer chair yesterday afternoon (usually they rest under the coffee table), so I had a chance to capture a few of their sleepy poses on camera.
(Notice the tail being completely smooshed up.)
I noticed earlier in the evening that Cosette was reaching up to the top of the used litter/compost container pulling at some old hay sticking out. This was not out of the ordinary. Sometimes she likes using the container as a place to stretch (similar to a cat).
Later in the evening, she managed to knock the lid off the container. But I was surprised to look over and see this:
I guess she just viewed it as a really really tall litterbox.
Meanwhile, Coco was unfazed.