Wednesday, February 6, 2019

But There Was a Bunny!

Hello. This is The Daily Bone and I'm your soaking wet doggie reporter Chester L. W. Spaniel. 

I needed to go out. Ghostwriter thought that since freezing rain was pouring down like crazy, I would just do my business and come right back in. But there was a bunny!

We didn't see the bunny. But I could smell its footy prints all over the yard. I simply had to investigate this bunny trail. Because that's my job when there is a bunny!

Sorry we didn't get more pictures of this. Ghostwriter didn't want to go outside and slip on the ice. But I didn't care if I slipped on the ice because there was a bunny! 

I sniffed the area under the birdie feeders. I trampled the muddy garden. I scrambled over the compost pile. I squeezed myself right through the Sparrows Inc. Winter Lodge in the Sticks from one side to the other. The sparrows were not too happy about that! But there was a bunny! 

I followed the tracks to the wood pile, over the mounds of dead leaves, all around the edge of the fence, and through all the swampy puddles everywhere. Ghostwriter went and got Dad to call me to come back in. But there was a bunny! 

The bunny escaped into the neighbor's yard. I saw it, and barked at it. Dad shouted and hollered at me to come in! At long last, I finally came back into the house. Dad and ghostwriter were mad at me for getting all wet and muddy. But there was a bunny! 

They had to dry me off with a towel. 

But there was a bunny! 


  1. Oh Chester for sure I can 100% understand..a bunny aroma trumps EVERYTHING and even makes getting freezing rain on your handsome manly furs A OK in my book but then I wasn't there to get shook on.
    LOOKs like GW did a good job of wiping your furs down
    Hugs Cecilia

  2. Oh, yes, MJF was like that, and he would be hours before he thought maybe I am getting wet...
    Dalton & Benji have yet to see a bunny, not sure if they smell any. Mostly in the yard there are only squirrels and sometimes other small rodents such as mice and moles. Dalton will be teaching Benji all about snakes, we havelots of those, mostley 'garter' snakes.

    Good sleuthing though! Imagine how long you would have persisted if the weather was better!

  3. It's a good thing we haven't seen any bunnies lately because we would have done the same thing. As it is, we have come in plenty wet and muddy lately with the warmer temps. But the cold is back and an ice storm is coming in tonightL:(

    Woos - Lightning, Misty, and Timber

  4. I would have done the same thing, Chester. Bummer that you didn't snag him.

  5. We also would have stayed outside in the wet and the cold for a bunny or the potential of a bunny.

  6. I totally understand - we have TONS of bunnies here.

  7. I am sure you put the fear of Watership Down into that bunny. Let's see if it dares come around again.

  8. OMGoodness, C. But seriously, if there was a bunny, enough said. There was a bunny! That really says it all.

    Love and licks,

  9. We know just how you feel Chester. Bunnies like to come in our yard too but mostly they do it in the middle of the night. The good thing is they leave us little treats to find. Our pawrents don't like it if we eat those treats though. Did you find any treats that your bunny left?

  10. Well, duh! A bunny needs to be investigated, freezing rain or not. I think you did a good job. Very diligent of you Chester!

    Mara from the Netherlands

  11. We believe you completely that there was a bunny. We see bunnies in our yard all the time. They are cute just like you. Freezing rain or not you are always ready for when they enter the backyard. Thanks for the share. Have a wonderful day.
    World of Animals

  12. A bunny demands investigation - mud and ice be danged!
    Haqel & Mabel

  13. Hi hi hi! Ojo here! You had a BUNNY in your YARD?!?!? I would not have come inside for DAYS! There is nothing wrong with being wet! There is also nothing wrong with being towel-dried. In fact I quite love it! Do you like the towel too?

  14. Sometimes they just don't understand just how important bunnies are!!

  15. All rules are off the table when there is a bunny! Mom used to think we had enough sense to get out of the rain but she knows better now. LOL!

  16. I totally get why Ghostwriter didn't want to go outside and I get why that bunny needed you to follow them. We don't have any ice here, but people are seeing snakes that are waking up from hibernation. Hard to say which one I would want ... :-) Stay safe, and away from those bunnies that are trying to lead to astray! :-)

  17. OMD Chester I think Mitzie is related to you.
    Every time mom and dad send us out she goes
    looking for criters on the hunt.
    Glad your ma stayed off the ice that stuff is slippery.