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here's our front-line report from
the Day of Action at Whole Foods in
Cleveland -- pointing a finger at Whole Foods selling our friends
We are up to our ears in foster buns.
These adorable bunnies are in need of permanent homes. Meet
Jessica, and Kia.
cuteness times seven! Babies from
a rescue in Indiana are eager to grow up in your home.
The Indiana Babies are two
boys and five girls -- and one has a bunny marking on the nose.
Can you see which one?
the national House Rabbit Society is
coordinating a Day of Action Focused on Whole
Foods: August 17. Join in to express your distaste for the
decision by Whole Foods to sell rabbits for meat.
Squiggle is ready and eager for adoption
Whole Foods is testing the market for
"rabbit". But Companions are
not Food! We join the national House Rabbit Society in
urging you to Boycott Whole Foods.
tattoos love color! We offer you
an excerpt in color from our current issue of Harelines to highlight
Rabbit Tattoos on People, Not Rabbits,
a gallery put together by Stephanie Lodge. Enjoy ...
Cooke and Allie (with her
stuffed-animal stunt double) have hopped into our care, just one hop
away from your home
back issues of
Harelines from 2013 can now
be viewed here. If you aren't a member, see what you've
missed. And if your membership is recent, you can browse
through all the issues sent before you joined, three per year since
1997 -- that's 560 pages of fascinating reading!
Start or renew your membership to keep the
Nutmeg has a new
home with Jessica Oetjens of Toledo. Congratulations!
Blake Jule of Fenton, MI, now shares her home with Rogie.
Schmoopy was adopted by Hannah Sloas of Port Clinton.
The Beck family of Avon have introduced their bunny Riley to his new
- Change for Change, a monthly networking Happy Hour
in Summit County, is sponsoring Buckeye HRS on April 29. Plan to attend and tip
generously! Every gratuity wins our gratitude.
We thank the generous folks who donated
a spectacular total of tips!
- Gimme Shelter! Thanks to your help,
Bee will always have our
roof over their heads.
- our Sanctuary Rabbits now include
Pumpkin and a bonded
pair, Scarlett and
her blind, best-buddy
Tazwell. Some bunnies have been with us so long that the forever home
we wanted for them has turned out to be ours.
- visit us on our new page in Facebook! -- we're at
www.facebook.com/BuckeyeHRS. 'Like' us to keep up-to-date with all the
activity in our warren.
- Congratulations to the Fischer family on the addition of
their family. He is on to new adventures to be shared with his new friend
Minnie. The Price family opened up their home to the cute
found his forever home and he will now be forever loved.
Mia has a wonderful new home with Belinda Flucker and and is bonding
with her bunny pal, Mozart. Tikki (now Tiki) loves her new home
with Kaycee Buhrow.
- Raven, Sawyer,
Mia, Tavi, and
hope for more than a Happy New Year; they hope for a Happy New Home.
- YouTube is hosting
of Dok and Kinsey, and
doing jumps. Take a look and smile!
- Amazon (yes, that one -- the great, big amazon.com) has a wonderful method
of distributing some wealth. AmazonSmile is smooth! Any time
you shop on amazon.com, do so by entering smile.amazon.com as the address.
Every part of your amazon shopping (your Wish List, your Shopping Cart, your
purchasing history, the prices themselves) will be exactly the same, but
amazon sends 0.5% of every sale directly to us!
You can confirm that by seeing the little note at the upper left corner
("Supporting: Buckeye House Rabbit Society"). AmazonSmile supports many
non-profits, so if you want to easily select BHRS for your support, use the
AmazonSmile link provided here.
- our friends at SmallPetSelect continue to help us, this time with
a free Bunny Wrap Ring on hay or pellet
orders, with 10% of the sale 'ear-marked' for our rabbits
- Gus has found his forever home with longtime Buckeye HRS supporter
Renee Falcone. Congratulations on adopting your new son, Renee! Scout did not have to go far to find her forever home. She was
adopted by her foster parents, Sue and Keith Zimmerman. Rikki has a
wonderful new home with new bunny mom, Naomi Parker. Maxxi (now
Bean) has settled into the hearts and home of the Jessica Karas family.
Heidi (now Abby) is happy and hopping in the Suzeanne Allen household.
Izzy, too, has found a home! (more info to come). Sinnamon
(she was in and out too soon to add to our webpages) was adopted by James
- the winner of our Holiday Raffle is Renee
Falcone of Navarre, OH. Congratulations to Renee!
- a full-of-character pewter rabbit pin or
will be given free (an $18 value) with any hay product order placed with
SmallPetSelect. PLUS ... 10% of every sale goes to our chapter.
- Rusty has found his forever home with Kayla Geyer. The Covert
family has added Izzy-Belle to their already-hopping home.
- Kinsey & Dok are now ready to graduate
from Daphne's Bunch to a full residency in your home! They are close and
hope to stay together.
- mark your calendar for Midwest BunFest in Columbus,
November 2. We'll be there!
- Gus is an energetic hay eater who would rather
energetically eat hay as your very own bunny in your very own home
- Daphne is now the queen of her new castle in Vickery, being the only
female -- she has a big rabbit brother named Gucci and two daddies!
Congratulations, Chris and Greg! We hope you are enjoying Daphne’s Bunny 500.
Daphne’s babies, Linny and Moe Cheeks, are now residing in their
fur-ever home with the Larsons. Eldest son Jacob couldn't be happier about the
new additions to the family.
- finally! -- we have a bun-ch of Harelines
ready for your viewing pleasure -- Fall 2011 to Winter 2013
- Heidi and Rikki
have joined our rabbits-in-waiting. With a little love and an open heart,
you can change their waiting room to your room.
- not one, but two photos won our photo contest! Robbie and Acamar will
find fame as images on our gift items in the Buckeye HRS CafePress store.
Congratulations! Take a look at the winning
- sister bunnies Luna and Matilda have finally found their
fur-ever home with Dale Grubb and family
- here's your chance to show your citizenship -- add a
BUN Country Tag to your bumper!
- announcing our Eighth Annual Holiday Raffle!
Enter to win two limited-edition decorative plates and support our
limited-edition foster rabbits (each of our buns is a run of one). Don't let the deadline pass you by --
- Daphne and
four of her babies will be ready for adoption in the coming months.
Choose one now to give them a brighter future than they faced before the Indiana
HRS rescued 375 all at once. If you can't offer a home, please consider
helping with the costs of this rescue (Buckeye Alerts).
- Gustavo (Gus, GusGus) has recovered
from his broken leg (thanks for your concern and help!). Now a complete
healing would include a whole and happy home. Is that home yours?
- rescue groups all over are helping the Indiana HRS handle an incredible 375
rabbits from a single unloving 'home'. If you can help with a donation for
spay/neuter (or even with an offer of a loving home), please use our
online donation page and identify your contribution
with the message Indiana.
- we're introducing a page for Rabbit Supplies --
we launch this resource with links for healthy hay, including a generous
sponsorship by Small Pet Select Hay (free shipping and 10% of the sale donated
to our fosters)
- announcing a Photo Contest to show off
your beloved bunny. We'll feature the winning photo on our CafePress
merchandise. Give us your best shot -- soon! (the deadline is August 1)
- unveiled! The custom quilt resulting
from our Spring Raffle, crafted by Cindi Glinski for our winner,
Carey Miklavcic. Here are two soft rabbits on a soft work of art
they would love to lie on!
- GusGus and his leg are mending, thanks to love and surgical
skill. But his operation and follow-up care are expensive --
so we need your help! Take a look at this spirited bunny and see what you
can do -- A Broken Leg; An Unbroken Heart
- Buttercup Levy is enjoying doing binkies in her new home with Rachel
Levy. Buttercup Levy was named by Irene Levy with the
Name Our Next Foster program.
Cuddle-loving Woodruff is now the center of attention in his new home
with Carrie and Bill of Clintonville. All the best to Woodruff!
- CONGRATULATIONS to Carey Miklavcic of Valley City, OH, on winning our Spring
Raffle, a handmade custom quilt! Thanks to all who bought tickets; your
support is making springtime brighter for our foster rabbits as they wait for
their permanent home.
- Buttercup Levy is a perfect bun
waiting to make your home perfect
- to win a custom quilt featuring your very own rabbit, you must buy your
tickets for our Spring
Raffle by March 25. Time is running out! Walk like a tortoise or
race like a bun -- if you don't buy a ticket, you're stuck on square one.
- we have another design for your supporting-our-fosters pleasure --
Hop til you Flop, a classic from our former giftshop, is
now available in CafePress in a multitude of items from tee-shirts to mugs to
- Igor was adopted by the Moore family and is enjoying his time hanging
out with his new best friend (of the human kind), Elijah. Butch-Herman
(now JellyBean) and his girlfriend Zora (now Taffy) have found their
forever home in Westlake with the Mercer family. Every day has been a new
adventure for them and the Mercers since their adoption. Congratulations to Amy
and her kids!
- two more designs have been added to our CafePress Gift
Shop, Snuffy, Seize the Hay and
Snuffy, Bunny Boo-Boo, making a total of four -- four multiplied by all the items you can
display them on! A Super Supporter would buy one of each (just kidding).
- hop over the winter blues, straight to our Spring
Raffle -- one of our BEST ever! Just one dollar opens up a chance for
the bright colors of a custom quilt donated by Cindi of Cottontail Quilts, and
opens up a brighter spring for the rabbits in our care. To win, you must
buy your tickets by March 25.
- MAJOR MAJOR NEWS -- our giftshop is now located in the non-brick, non-mortar
premises of CafePress.
The array of items is dazzling -- totes, shirts, hoodies, mugs, cases, mousepads,
aprons, and more, all with your choice of added logos and designs. Enter through
our Gift Shop page (and note that some items, such as
raffles, are still offered directly from us). The first designs we have
for you are the Buckeye House Rabbit Society logo, and
Snuffy, a Buckeye House Rabbit Society mascot.
- thank you, Irene Levy! Our next female foster rabbit will be honored
with the name Buttercup Levy, because you donated through our
Next Foster Rabbit! program.
- we are offering two more views of cutie Woodruff at
- Rocko is happy and hopping in his new home with Sally and Rick Stine
- we have a winner in our
Seventh Annual Holiday Raffle! Congratulations to
Kim Burtsfield of Elkhart, IN, who is sharing her prizes with lucky
lagomorphs Dixie and Jackson. Check out the perfect pairing of prize and
- Zora & Butch-Herman are inseparable and
inquisitive, and perfect with children, buns, and cats. Does that sound
like your home could be their home?
- Midwest Bunfest 2012 was a blast! If you
couldn't be there with us in person, you can see us there in pixels, together
with one happy raffle winner.
- Woodruff escaped the wild woods
by the help of wonderful rescuers -- but will he escape the wonderful shelter of
a foster home? Give him a REAL home. Give him yours.
Carmen, Leo, Izzy-Belle, Rocko,
Scout, and Igor
have come to us from the same woods, and hope for a future far warmer than
- Malley is enjoying life with her new bunny Mom, Margo Coniam.
Chiqa was adopted by the Rancour family while Hershey (never
webbed) is hopping around in her new home with Scott Hazelwood and family. Roger was
taken in by long time BHRS supporters and adopters Kim
Johnson and Rob Lovicz. It took Roger all of about five minutes to settle
into his new home. Congrats Kim & Rob!!
- come one, come all, buy one ticket, buy all -- we've got a framed print
you'll love on your wall. Thanks to artist Lisa Hilliker, our
Seventh Annual Holiday Raffle is both classy and
- Wilbur's new forever family comes complete with a Mom, Dad, brother
Karl, sister Katie, and a new lop girlfriend named Lola. Congrats everyone!
- Roger, Winnie, Malley, and Rusty and Wilbur have hopped into our
care, and wait for loving hands to pick them up
- mark your calendar (nibble the corner) for Saturday, October 27.
We'll be at the Midwest BunFest near Columbus and we'd love to see you
- the Pothast family in Wapakoneta has recently opened their hearts and home
to Charlie, the amazing Otter Mini Rex. Nibblets was not
with her foster family very long before Allison and Tallie Siegel decided she
was a “must have” addition to their family.
- Get Off My Tail -- give impatient
drivers the Royal Bunny Butt (or several) with this cute but unambiguous
bumper sticker from our Gift Shop (thanks to the Colorado HRS)
- our Fourth Annual Spring Raffle has generated a wonderful pool of funds
for our buns ... and has generated excitement and pleasure for
- addition with Addison equals more
love in your heart; look now and add her to your home
- Ryan and Christina Collins are happy to add Jilli as a new member
of their family. Shorty now resides with Amy Carpenter and her
family in Toledo.
- watch Charlie being silly on
- the month is ticking down to our Spring Raffle
deadline -- entries
must be postmarked no later than March 31
Winter 2011 and Spring/Summer 2011
issues of Harelines are now on our site to investigate and enjoy
- congratulations to foster bunny Jacki, who now has a forever home
with Jen Zavaleta and family of Bellevue OH.
- spring before it's too late! -- entries
for our Spring Raffle
must be postmarked no later than March 31, 2012
- Gabriella has a new home with bunny friend Pumpkin, and lives
comfortably in her spacious new surroundings with Raquel and James in
- begin this political year by electing a Representative Bun into your
House -- Barley & Hops,
Jacki, and Jilli run a great campaign
- get a jump on Spring with our Spring Raffle,
with a ceramic rabbit, treats, and a clever flexible tunnel. All
must be postmarked no later than March 31, 2012 (rabbit nibbles on the
corner for good luck are optional).
- Coco Bean is hopping & happy in her new home with Stacy Vashak.
Misha has been adopted by the James Stabler family.
Dixie has a new home with the Covert's; she also has a new lagamorph
pal, Latte. Laura & Jim Gills have welcomed Tabby into their
hearts and their home.
- Izzy the bun in a million for you?
Take a look ... or play with a ball of energy by inviting
Charlie into your home.
Gabriella stops everything for a pet;
that pet could be yours. Think about it!
- Tessie has a new home with the Schreiner's of Sandusky where it
was love at first sight with bunny pal, Bert. Coco
Bean is very happy in her new home with Stacy Vashak. Just take a
look at her kicking up her heels!
Coco: one happy bunny
- Anise would love to sweeten your life
- Bunnies in Motion -- ten of our bunnies needing homes are video stars.
Misha! Luna & Matilda! Chiqa!
Tabby! Pumpkin!!! Dixie! Sylvester!
Shorty! and not least, Coco Bean! See their clips
- your Dayton-area rabbit deserves some fine manicuring. Bring your
significant friend to our stylists at the
Groom-a-Thon on July 17.
Take a look
great pics supplied by Examiner.com: Dayton.
- we need your help! Buckeye HRS has
had several large unexpected veterinary expenses recently and our
medical funds are getting low. Any amount you can donate
towards veterinary care would be most appreciated! Thanks in advance.
- Rich and Donna of Youngstown welcomed both Hilary (now Spookie)
and Harley-Quinn into their home. Christopher and Mary of
Cuyahoga Falls adopted Ella (now Posh), who enjoys lots of freedom
and snuggle-time with her new bunny pal, Alfie.
- have we got wonderful buns for YOU! Check out
Matilda, and Misha.
- congratulations to the winner of our third annual
Spring Raffle -- Liz Claytor of Cincinnati
- The sweet little Isabella is now enjoying head rubs with her new
forever family in Seven Hills. Aimee, Mike and their two little girls adore
her as much as she does them. It's the perfect match! Kitty Kat (now Molly) is enjoying condo living with Gregg in
Cleveland and her bunny partner Scooter. JJ now shares a
beautiful old farmhouse with Heather and her family of cats in
Marshallville. Lenny is now snuggle-buddies with Arnold and
lives with Laurie in Berea. Squiggy is loving his new home with
Dale & family of Solon. Frankie packed up his litter box and his toys and has gone to his
new home in Huron. His proud parents are Megan and Alex Huber. The agreeable
Maximus Rabbiticus is loving his new life with
Kelli, Justin, and their five kids in South Euclid.
- come meet us and our foster rabbits at the Aullwood
Farm Babies Fest (Dayton)
- take a look at our display in the lobby for the opening of HOP (Past
Events). Movie-goers learned about caring for rabbits from our
- don't just see the new rabbit-themed movie, HOP -- see us too!
We'll be in the lobby at a Dayton-area cinema this weekend (April 1-3)
spreading the Easter message about spay/neuter, chocolate bunnies, and
adoption. See more about Enjoy Hop ... Think
- meet us in person and greet Max in rabbit at the
Spring into Avon event near Cleveland on Saturday,
April 9, from 12p - 5p
- Harelines Fall 2010
is unveiled for the web here, now
- we have new buns looking for new homes in a new year -- prepare for the
Year of the Rabbit considering if yours is the Home of the Rabbit for
- our third Spring Raffle offers a hanging
to brighten your wall with spring flowers, spring colors, and a rabbit
reaching to love a ladybug and YOU
- Keith Zimmerman says a heartfelt
farewell to Belle, a sanctuary rabbit
- Huey has a new home with Judy Skelley and her family.
Kathleen Fliehman has brought Dewey into her heart and into her home.
Speedy now resides with Brandi Siwik of Lakewood.
- Harelines Winter
2010 and Harelines
Spring/Summer 2010 are now available on our site for your viewing
- and the winners of our Holiday Raffle are
... Debbie Nyhus (“Mother Hare Fortuna”) and Kimberly Johnson (“The
Harvest”). The three runners-up, who each get to choose a Funny Bunny
Warning Sign by Pey Lu, are ... Carmella Coia, Stacie Hecht, Jann
Kuntavanish. Congratulations to the winners and many thanks to all who
supported the Buckeye HRS through the purchase of raffle tickets. Proceeds
will allow us to make the future brighter for more homeless bunnies in Ohio.
- Frankie is looking for a forever
lap in a forever home. Yours?
- we've added a link to the
of Greater Dayton on our Adoptables page. Thanks to them for their
- come and visit us (and a human or two) at the North
Coast Animal Expo in Sandusky, Ohio, on Saturday, October 9, 10 a.m. to
- we are offering two wonderful prizes from two wonderful donors with two
wonderful styles of art -- painting and soft sculpture. Try your luck
with our Sixth Annual Holiday Raffle and give
our rabbits the good fortune they need to find a loving home. Mark
your Calendars and your To-Do lists -- you need a postmarked entry by
December 1 to be in the running.
- two-for-one Alma & Ellsworth
have to be adopted together!
- Maxwell is the newest member of Eileen and Joe's growing family
in Westlake, where he joins BHRS Alum Maya. Ramona has a new
bunny pal – another BHRS alum – and new parents, Jennifer and Derek in South
Euclid. Avery, now Buckeye, is enjoying his exciting new home
with the McNultys. He's basking in loads of attention and is slowly
getting acquainted with canine pal Tressel. Richland has
captured the hearts of Craig and Kim Cohen of Mayfield Heights. Joanne
and family of Chesterland have welcomed Adalie into their home, where
she gets plenty of exercise and lots of snuggling.
- lop-eared Louie has a forever home with the Teeters family of
Pickerington, where we are proud to report that he is happy and well-loved
- our Spring Raffle has sprung, and we're
happy to announce our main prize winner -- Mary Bujak of New Jersey.
Congratulations! Our voucher winners are: Randy Roberts (New Mexico),
Gary Savage (Ohio), Jason & Jill Szabo (Australia!), Nicole Planchon
(California), Suzanne Lamberg (New York).
- we've got some super-friendly, fun buns for you! See if you can
resist Avery, Huey,
Dewey, Louie, or Speedy ...
- Michele Kerley will be spreading the word about rabbits at the
Sharonville Humane Center in Cincinnati on March 26. See details at
Our Current Events.
- whenever we can, we now include links to video to show our rabbits in
action. These clips are hosted outside of our site. Curious?
For a sample,
video of Louie on PetFinder.
- we've done some catching up, so if you've been wanting to see a past
issue of our newsletter, you'll now find
Harelines from 2008 and
2009 only a click away
- at last, we've joined Twitter ... even though the service seems inspired
by birds (shouldn't it be Litter?). If you tweet already, you can
follow all 140 of our characters each time we have news for you.
- rabbitude, an online store for rabbit-themed
Jewelry, Accessories, Bunny Rabbit Art, and Supplies, is generously donating
10% of items sold. Take a look at little treasures offered, and don't
forget to add our name in the "comments to seller". Thank you, rabbitude!
- if you've been waiting for the Adopted Gallery update to see your
precious in the line-up of success stories -- your wait is over. We've
now caught up with all the adopting. Thanks, and take a look at our
wonderful roster in the Adopted Gallery.
Henry are ready to hop right in, sit
right down. Will one of them be your perfect companion?
- Napoleon is finding peace with Angie and Aaron and their
multi-species home in Parkersburg. The Spicer family of Castalia, Ohio, have welcomed Chini into
their home. Jon and Linda Garramone have adopted Zac and
Nessie (now Mia and Giovanni) -- two bunnies are twice as nice!
Congratulations go out to the Torres family on their adoption of Kahlua.
They knew he was worth the travel time and are enjoying the latest member of
- here it is, as promised -- our next
raffle event! We have another wonderful bag by Scottish artist Annette Tait
for your toting pleasure. Postmark your entries in the
Spring Raffle by March 25 and know that our
rabbits are the real winners.
- our fifth annual Holiday Raffle beat the economic downturn, thanks to
all of you who supported us by buying tickets. If you aren't one of
our winners this time, just wait for our next
- our Sanctuary is welcoming two new sheltered buns --
Puff -- while saying
a sad goodbye to our longtime friend
- Kelby is soaking up loads of love and attention as she settles
into her wonderful new home with Didi, Ashley, and family in Perrysburg.
Take a look at Ashley's welcome --
Kelby and Me.
- Napoleon and
Honalee will bring you special gifts of
peace and harmony, if you bring them home with you.
- announcing our fifth annual Holiday Raffle
-- a framed watercolor by Toronto artist Pey Lu. Don't wait until
December 1, the deadline, to send in your chances to win ...
- Zac & Nessie, the
New Mexico 3 (Chili, Chini, and
Dixie, Anise, and Kahlua are waiting to
brighten your life. You have the power. Run a bunny into your
- farewell to one of our loved sanctuary buns --
Lazlo, half of the
head-tilt pair Lazlo and Calvin
- Ashie is happy and hopping at the home of
Beth Szule. Maggie-Pie is now a permanent member of the Mark
and Robin Covert family. Jelly Bean has a great new home with
Michele Reber and lots of four-legged friends.
- Oscar has found a wonderful permanent home with Kim & Peter.
He'll have lots of love and the run of their first floor.
- Ashie, Oscar, or
Jelly Bean would love to hop into
your home (and over to the Adopted Gallery). Do you have the
opportunity to give one of them a lift?
- our raffle winner sent along a couple of
happy pics with her new rabbit bag
- Our Favorite Photos will show you one
down-home, satisfied Diva
- after a year and a half in foster care, Diva has found her spirit
home with Sherri and her new canine and avian housemates in Parkersburg.
Jongee is enjoying the company of his girlfriend, Trixie, in a
wonderful home with Erik and Marla Mohr. Lucy is hopping around
her forever home with the Smith family in Toledo. Ending three long
years of fostering, Kristen Beck has welcomed Benji into her home and
heart, where he bonded instantly with Kristen's bunny, Poopsy. Look
for these new graduate Buckeye House Rabbits in the Adopted Gallery soon.
- our Spring Raffle has a Winner! And
not only a grand Winner, but five runners-up ... our heartfelt thanks to
artist Annette Tait and to all of you who bought raffle tickets on both
sides of the Atlantic.
- two newbies are eager for your love. Take a look at Maggie-Pie and
- check out (and try your luck in) our first
Spring Raffle to benefit Buckeye HRS Foster Rabbits! A beautiful
rabbit bag, donated by Scottish artist Annette Tait, is waiting for that one
- everyone in the Shields family loves Cinderella (now Ella),
including the dogs. The Cartwrights will be kissing their BooBoo for a very long
time. Congratulations to Booboo and his new family. Delta is
now flying high! He has landed a new home with the Redden family.
Congratulations to him and his new flight crew. These buns will be
joining the Adopted Gallery soon.
- the winner of our Holiday Raffle is ...
drum roll and thumping ... Stacie Hecht of West Chester, OH. Thanks
for your support to everyone who bought tickets (and thanks to Mark Kerley
for his generous donation).
- visit the additions to our Sanctuary program --
Sadie -- and say
farewell to Annie
- petite and pretty, Kelby is waiting
to bring good cheer to a good home
- another new, unique Rabbit Bag is
being offered by Etsy for
Animals member Annette Tait. Take a look in our Giftshop for details.
- make your reservations for Delta, a
first-class bunny waiting at the gate for you
- now's your chance ... our Fourth Annual Raffle
can put your favorite bun into a custom painting, generously donated by artist
Mark Kerley. Every ticket moves our foster
buns closer to a home.
- our 11th Annual NE Picnic is rolling out the good times for
rabbit-lovers on October 4. See all the details at
Upcoming Events. Please let us know
by Oct 2 that we can expect your company!
- once again we're pleased to offer a unique
Rabbit Bag hand made by Etsy for
Animals member Annette Tait. Take a look in our Giftshop for details.
- sweet charmer BooBoo will come
running for you if you welcome him into your home
- helping 19 rabbits in Willoughby can't happen without you! Read
their story in Buckeye Alerts.
- Roz is now a “free roamer” with her new friend Egbert. She lives
with Diana and her family in Hudson. Ember has found her forever home with Linda in Gallipolis, where
she's getting to know bunny buddy Oliver. See them glow in the
- Ariel is swimming in happiness since her adoption by Susan
Brawders. Congratulations to Amanda Cullen on making Mickey the
leader of their band - or at least a member of their family.
Congratulations also to the Glenn Family on the adoption of Donald.
Now he has a family that gives a quack with lots of love. Tinkerbell made the Bishop family's wishes come true when they adopted her as
their bunny Cartman's companion. See these happy home-buns in the
- we have a new gift offering all the way from Scotland! Etsy for
Animals member Annette Tait is donating a portion of the sale of her unique
Rabbit Bag, as listed in our Giftshop.
- Harvey has become our newest sanctuary bun. We will keep
him healthy, happy, and supplied with regular pumpkin puree as long as we
can. Read about him in our
Sanctuary Rabbits gallery
and send him some love and support.
- Herman is entering the New Year with
hope for a home
- our Sanctuary bunnies
bring a farewell and a newcomer ...
Emma has left us
Kellene finds permanent sanctuary. Please help us help her.
- this is our month! For January, the Buckeye HRS is the Charity of the Month
for Animals, thanks to Etsy member (and
Buntini glass creator) Melyssa Rohrs.
Etsy is a sophisticated website where artists and crafters can sell directly
to the public ("Your place to buy and sell all things handmade"). A number
of items are donated by Etsy members for non-profit organizations. Take a
look at their unique donations (in December, 181 different items), and know
that all proceeds will go to the EFA Charity of the Month (less shipping and
- thanks to Mark Kerley of
LuckyRabbitStudio.com, we have a bright new masthead for our homepage
- Robby celebrated the New Year by settling into his forever home
with Suzanne Milewski. Vera (now Sophia) was adopted by Tanya in Canton and shares a
house with Dante, a former Buckeye HRS foster rabbit. After
being shuffled from home to home, Scooter & Coconut have been adopted
by Colleen and family of West Salem, where they have free roam. Check
them out in the
- we're pleased and honored to become the Charity of the Month for
for Animals, thanks to Etsy member (and
Buntini glass creator) Melyssa Rohrs.
- here's a Christmas gift to letter-writers and homeless rabbits across
the country -- PetSmart has decided to stop selling rabbits! -- thanks to
your efforts to let them know how adoption efforts would suffer if they did.
Some positive feedback would reward this decision. Please see the
- we have an exclusive appearance by Diva,
who is auditioning for a place in your heart
- and the winner of our Holiday Raffle
buntini glass is ... Theresa Nagy of Pittsburgh, PA. Congratulations to
Theresa and many thanks to all who supported the Buckeye HRS through the
purchase of raffle tickets. Proceeds will allow us to make the future
brighter for more needy bunnies in Ohio.
- Harry has joined his new home with Dawn Leiser. He is doing
fine and enjoying his new buddy, Who bunny. The
Adopted Gallery welcomes him!.
- Ember wants to bring her warmth to
- Chaplin is basking in all the love and attention he's getting
from Gina and her house-mates in Vickery. Little Miss Feather,
happily settled in her forever home, is entertaining Gary and Sue with
world-class binkies and Olympic-caliber flops. They have joined all
foster-mates in the
- a number of items in the Giftshop have been
reduced to clear. Check them out (and buy them out!) ...
- try your luck in the Third Annual Raffle
for one of our hand-painted Buntini glasses, generously donated by artist
Melyssa Rohrs. Every ticket adds joy to the binkies of our foster
- a new entry in our Giftshop will please you plushly ... take a look at
Chocolate Bunny Plush
- come out to the 10th Annual NE Picnic on October 13 and enjoy a great
time with rabbit-lovers. See all the details at
- Katie Bray's life just got a little goofier. Congratulations on her
adoption of Goofy. Jennifer and Daniel Bushnell have huge
hearts with lots of love to give. They have adopted not one, not two, but
three bunnies to join their family. They are now a five-bunny household
since adopting Merry, Lilo, and Minnie. Congratulations
to them and all the best. The Mercado family has opened their home and
hearts and has adopted Nala as a companion to Ringo. Nala and
Ringo came from the same foster home. Congratulations and all the best
to them. Hope was adopted by Kim Barkfelt and family of
Middleburg Hts. She is very happy with her new family. Little
Pete has a forever home with the David Lynn family of Castalia. Nacho, Basil, Coconut & Scooter, Tamale, and
Molly have all found new-found families. They have all joined our
- JJ, Kitty Kat, Ramona,
Coconut & Scooter,
Tazwell, Vera, and Roz are all hoping for a
- donations would be most welcome for our Garage Sale in Ravenna,
September 8th ... and you are most warmly invited to stop by! See our
Upcoming Events for details.
- please help reverse PetSmart's decision to sell rabbits -- check
Buckeye Alerts to see how
- bunnies still need adoption in the Lorain County crisis, but anyone
wanting to help should now contact the Cleveland APL directly. See the
Buckeye Alerts for more information.
- Sebastian is now a permanent member of the Kuntavanish bunny
clan, living in luxury! See him in the
- Merry has kept them as long as she can -- now we need homes for TEN!
Give us your best for Merry's babies --
Donald, Goofy, Lilo,
Mickey, Minnie, Nala,
Tinkerbell. And don't
overlook mother Merry when you're opening
- Bixby is delighting the Rucker family of Akron with his exuberant
gymnastics and affectionate nature. Congratulations to Amanda
Brenneman on her adoption of Magpie. Magpie has a lot to sing about
now that she has a new home and is loved very much. See them in the
- Feather will tickle your fancy if
you give her a home
- the Fall 06 Harelines issue
is now online
- start off the New Year with Modern Times starring
Chaplin or remember I Love
- Puff Daddy keeps his girlfriend, Phoebe, company since he was
adopted by Jill, of Mentor. Squirrel (now Sassy) and H.J.
(now Hammie) are giving it the old bonding try, thanks to Abigail and Jose
of Wooster. They have a room to themselves, lots and lots of toys, and get
lots of exercise and attention. Congratulations to the Savistano
family of Independence, who recently welcomed Richard the Lionhearted
into their family. Fiddle is the latest addition to the bunny
family of Rich and Donna Brady in Youngstown. He gets a lot more exercise
now that he is no longer crammed into a tiny outdoor hutch along with six or
so other rabbits when we found him in Lorain County. Coltrie has a new home with Nikki and family of Port Clinton.
Jess is falling in love with former BHRS adoptee, Big Joe, at the
wonderful home of the Beck family. Sonny made his way into the
heart and home of Scott Edwards and bunny pal, Rita. Jack
finally gets a loving forever home with Beth and Rob Szule. These
fortunate buns can be found in the
- Bixby will play his way into your
- playful and affectionate Biffin is having a ball exploring his
new home with Christa -- and, of course, getting into lots of mischief!
He can also be found hanging out in our
- and the winner of our Holiday Raffle
sculpture is ... Beth Smith of Akron, OH. Congratulations to Beth and
many thanks to all who supported the Buckeye HRS through the purchase of
raffle tickets. Proceeds will allow us to make the future brighter for more
needy bunnies in Ohio.
- get one before they're gone ... the 2007
Men with Buns calendars are reduced to clear
- success stories for thanks giving -- Ellie Mae is one lucky
critter since she now has a new home with Michelle Latham. Congratulations
on striking it rich! The Lowrie family will never be short on Cash
... their life is now much richer with Cash in it. Congratulations!
Michelle Robb is dancing with joy since she has adopted Tango.
Congratulations on your dance card always being filled!
Congratulations to the Gibbs family on the adoption of Hershey. Her
life is much sweeter now and the Gibbs are thrilled to have her as a part of
their family. See them in the
- the Spring/Summer 06 Harelines issue
is now online
gather some rays of sunshine for your home with our bright new stars --
Pete (formerly Patchouli),
Munchkin has a new home in Akron with Beth Smith. This is Beth's
second adoption from the Buckeye House Rabbit Society (see Milo in the
Adopted Gallery). Thanks, Beth! Munchkin has joined our other
graduates in the
we're announcing our Holiday Raffle, an
original sculpture that is a Treat!
depending on your point of view, we have your best calendar for 2007
-- Buns with Men or Men with Buns.
Get one or more while they're hot ...
new photos have been added for Sebastian
brighten your living room with one of our summer buns --
Tango, or Cash
Congratulations to (and see them in the
- the Voss family and their rabbit Stu on the adoption of Nadia.
Stu and Nadia hit it off very well right from the start and now she needs no
longer be hopeful for a loving rabbit companion or a loving family.
- Steve, Charlie, Tyler and Tess Shelton on the adoption of Manda
(now Amanda). Manda means lovable and the Sheltons agree. They
are happy to have her as a part of their family and now she has all the love
any bunny could want or need.
- Stacie Hecht and her husband on their adoption of Chachi.
He continuously amuses and entertains them with his happy-go-lucky
personality and charismatic antics. He is enjoying his new home just
as much as they are enjoying having him.
please come and see us at a Cincinnati-area Petsmart Adoption Day on
Saturday, May 20. Times and location can be found in our
Squirrel would love to spring into
Banjo has a wonderful home and is the new best friend of Clarabelle
Becker. Kari Kiefer has welcomed Willie into her Toledo home.
Charles & Donna and family of Parma recently welcomed Hoagie into
their home. Both Binky Boy and Caitlyn were adopted by one of
our very own volunteers, Sue Gapinski, who has given them much love and
attention. Coco and Julian were re-adopted and now share a home
with Katherine and family of Akron. Nelson is now comfortably settled in
his new home with the Hales family and is enjoying the company of another
former HRS foster rabbit, Charlotte. See them in the
Adopted Gallery. Snickers
now shares space with two other bunny pals at Tanya's in Sagamore Hills.
Sally has a new bunny friend at her new home with Lori in Chagrin
The Community Cash Back program for 2005-2006 has
just ended and we have had the largest participation so far. THANK
YOU! Please watch for the 2006-2007 round to start in September '06
and start saving receipts again then.
Geauga Humane Society's Rescue Village is hosting a
Hippity Hoppity Bunny Day on April 15. The
Easter Bunny wants to meet your children -- and young and old can ask
questions about rabbit care.
volunteers are wanted for the Medina
County Adoptathon, May 9. Help us out and have a great time!
the Great Lakes Brewing Company has removed rabbit from its menu. See
the update on Buckeye Alerts.
two best buddies need a best home --
Coco & Julian, while Sebastian
would be a best buddy for you if you welcome him into your home.
we have a BUNch for you ... Manda, Nadia,
Chachi, Hershey, Kellene,
Pepper, and Pumpkin have all joined our
crew. Annie and Patty are now waiting for
a home as a pair, and Hoagie is one of
the 80 crisis rabbits hoping for a better life. Lift him above the
the Lorain County rabbit crisis continues -- please
read the update. The situation is very much ON-GOING!
Puff has a wonderful new life with Tracy Heck and family of Wooster.
Sammie is now living with Laura and Ken and is happy with her new
David Backeberg and his wife, Kristin, have a very busy bunny household.
They have added Samantha (now Izzy) and Mocha (now Zoe) to
become bunny pals with their boys, Fezzick and Taz. Little Squeak
(now Pipsqueak) is happy to have a loving, forever home with Jackie Jordan.
Tom and Marisa Wynn proudly announce the adoption of Mrs. Dewlop (aka
Dewy) and her successful bonding with their bunny, Stewy. Visit our
Gallery to see them all.
Sammie wants a Christmas at home ...
yours! Give the gift that opens your heart.
Midas now has a bunny pal and shares free run at the home of Margo
and Gloria in Elyria. Fuzzle now shares a home with Ann
and Ray, bunny friend Fiona, and baby Sarah in Cleveland Heights.
Sadie has a new pal to show her around the house of Linda Sotirovich in
They have joined our
the Rabbit Rescue 2006 Calendar is now on
sale at half price
we have a winner for our first-ever holiday raffle! Take a look at
Springtime Bunnies and see who won this
babies from the Lorain County crisis
are wondering what hands will hold them now. Show them your kindness
-- give them a home. They're still too young to be spay/neutered, but
we'll take care of that.
Sally has a happy, loving forever home with Kris Bliss and Family.
Congratulations to the Burdett family on the adoption of Diego and
Delilah. Not only are the two in love with each other but they now are
loved by the wonderful Burdett family. Diego and Delilah are two very lucky
rabbits. The Smith family is having a good time with Coal. They
think he is the greatest and was born to be a part of their family. He shows
them how happy he is with lots of binkies keeping them amused all the time. See them in our
Also, Laura and Bryan Dunaway, along with their rabbit Sweetpea, are
thrilled with the newest addition to their family. Marti (now Coco)
enjoys watching TV with his new family while getting lots of pets. He shows
his contentment by purring and giving them kisses. (no photo
Josie is now settled into her new home and enjoying watching TV on
the couch with Laurie. Dolby is having a wonderful time
exploring his new Old Kentucky Home. A two-story condo, a load of toys, and
tons of love and attention from Tracy and Harold are just what this little
bunny deserves. See them in our
new photos in Buckeye Alerts will help you see the
conditions facing the rabbits-in-crisis in Lorain County
find your unexpected treasures at a price that helps our rabbits.
Visit us at our next garage sale -- in
Erlanger, KY on Saturday, October 15
join us at Howl-O-Ween II: A Party for
Pets and their People, a free event by Berea Animal Rescue on Saturday, October 29
THANK YOU! Chelsea is now living with Monica and doting on her
new bunny pal, Boo.
The Humane Society of Greater Akron is closed for two weeks to combat a
dog virus crisis, four rabbits there are in need of homes
head on out to the 4th annual northeast Garage Sale on July 30 for
excellent buys and a great cause! Details in our
we have a bundle of buns for you! Take a look at
Jack, Mrs. Dewlop, Munchkin,
Mocha, and Kelly, then take the one you love into your home.
Powder has been adopted into the loving home of Vickie Fritts and
family. Topper (now Timmy) has a brand-new home with Dawn Glanz
in Bowling Green. Check out our
from broken bones to a foster home, Josie
is on a long road. Help her arrive!
Mabel is now settled in her new home with Beth and some new kitty
pals. Michelle Bender welcomes Pebbles into her home where she
will gets lots of love and companionship. Bizzy has a new
friend and lots of room to be "busy" in the home of Kate Sass.
Adopting two bunnies from Buckeye HRS is twice as nice! Jon and Linda
Garamone are the proud and happy parents of Romper and Bam-Bam
(now Poggi and Banfi). They are happily in our
you're invited to two more Cincinnati-area special events -- Petsmart
Adoption Days on June 11th and 18th. Times and locations can be found in our
Upcoming Events. And don't forget
our Garage Sale on July 23rd.
Midas join our rabbits-in-waiting
Frosty now gets all the love and attention he needs from Jammie and
her two cats in Cleveland. He hangs his portrait in our
mark your Cincinnati-area calendars for two special events -- PetFest
2005 on Sunday, June 26th, and a Garage Sale to benefit Buckeye
HRS on Saturday, July 23rd. See details in our
our foster homes have welcomed new favorites, and we'd love
to pass them on to you -- Carrot Top (Topper)
loves nose pets, while Sebastian is standing
on tiptoes for a little affection. Sally is a pick-me-up
rabbit just waiting for you, and we offer a new photo of the very patient
and lovable Mabel.
if you weren't able to visit us at Petsmart in the Cincinnati area last
month, we have another opportunity to meet you on Saturday, April 30.
Details in Our Upcoming Events.
Patti Seligman has made Comet (now Calvin) a very happy bun by
welcoming him into her home and introducing him to his new bunny buddies,
Sparkle and Zoot. Jennifer Gregg has adopted her second bunny,
Allie, from Buckeye House Rabbit Society! Allie loves her new home and
is enjoying the company of her new companion bun, Reno. Sara
is now living with Karen and making her customized wicker creations in a new
home. Coal is very happy in his new home with the Malott
family (congratulations on your velvety addition). Congratulations to
the Herzner family for opening their home and hearts to Jessie.
The Sauer family has opened their hearts and home to Harley. Our best
wishes for a long and happy life together. Handsome Tahoe is now enjoying life in his new home
with Melissa. Harriet is now living with Kathie and has a new
pal, Walter. Sylvia has been adopted by Janelle and is settled
into her new home.
Check the new photo of Cinder. They've joined our alumni in the
warm your heart with Frosty,
or play a game with Rugby (you'll want
him on your side)
take advantage of another Petsmart opportunity to meet and
talk with our volunteers -- in the Cincinnati area on Saturday, March 26.
Details in Our Upcoming Events.
Cinder, no longer shy and timid, is exploring her
new home with Tricia and Dave and is basking in all the cuddles and
attention. Melody (now Ivy) is enjoying the affections of Joyce
and family in Mayfield Heights. Klaus provides hours of
entertainment with his jumps, twists, binkies, and other acrobatic moves for
Jessica and Matt of Cleveland Heights. Sprite (now Coco) has
found companionship with Bun, her new bunny friend who's smaller than she
is! They are the center of attention at Nicole's home in Orrville.
You'll find them munching hay in our
help at home by giving a home --
Powder are looking for a kind and gentle
visit us at Petsmart Days in the Cincinnati and
Cleveland/Akron areas. See Upcoming Events
we have all felt When Only
the Love Remains ... Emily Stuparyk has written a book of poems on the
loss of her pet rabbit. Find her homepage in our Links.
three cheers for Clarence, who was adopted very
quickly by Cammy and her family in Mentor [no photo available].
Soleil gets more attention and freedom than she ever dreamed possible
with Leeanna and Wendy of Lakewood. DQ (now Fiona) stars nearly
daily in a webcam appearance with her new best friend, Bennett. DQ traveled
all the way from Cleveland to Columbia, SC, to live with Emily, Emily's
husband, and Bennett. The Elchert's of Tiffin, OH, have chosen Dusty (now
Kuddles) to be a part of their family. Etana has a wonderful
new home and is enjoying lots of attention from Janet. Join them for
coffee and carrot cake in our
end the year with a new beginning for
Delilah, Coal, or Jessie
Flower has lots of room to run and play in her brand
new home with Stacy Murphy. Amy (now Hazel) has a new bunny pal,
Cedar, in the home of Amy Kangus. Christie Tung has welcomed Carrot
into her home and introduced her to a new bunny companion, Digby. The
Schroeder family, of Perrysburg, is enjoying the company of their very first
house rabbit, Bucky! Big Joe has made his way into the
home and the hearts of the Beck Family. Doc has a wonderful
home with Wendy Bailys and his bunny friend, Daisy. You're
invited to their celebrations in our
Harley would love to rev
up your engine
we've had many recent successes ... Courtney is the
center of attention at the Roberts home in Clinton, Schroeder has his
own room and is being showered with pets by Paul Joseph & family in Solon,
Marisol enjoys her spacious new apartment with Felicia in Cleveland, Fozzie is happily settled
into his new home with Mandi, and Reno is now loving living with the
Gregg family. Each of our new adopteds also have a permanent home in our
Adopted Gallery. Why not visit them there?
can you identify your next heartthrob in our line-up? Take a look at
Courtney, Fozzie, Sylvia,
Reno, and Tahoe.
PetapaZOOla is returning to Akron! Come and visit us on November 27th
and 28th. Directions are available via
Our Upcoming Events.
Petsmart Adoption Days feature our rabbits and our reps in the Cincinnati
area soon. Our Upcoming Events will give you
Perfect Scents Candles and Gifts will
be donating 50% of proceeds on sales of room fresheners. Visit their
website for waxed animals and other fragrant gift ideas. They've even
added a carrot cake scented candle, just for us.
congratulations to the Krusling family for opening their
home and hearts to Cookie. Cookie has been such a joy they may add
another rabbit friend to the family. Congratulations as well to Beth
Cunningham on her adoption of Felix. We wish them a long and happy
life together. Elizabeth Potter and Bell have included Ringo in their
family. Bell and Ringo are now great companions. Buckles, now
Admiral Wigglesworth Hiccup, is soaking in tons of love and attention from
Tamra, Poetry, Austin, and several four-legged companions.
See them in our
Romper, Bizzy, and Flower are perfect
house-warmers, waiting for their party
Buckeye HRS reps will be at the Petsmart in Fairlawn (just
north of Akron) to answer questions about rabbit care three times this fall.
Check Our Upcoming Events for dates and times.
the ACME Cash Back Program once again
lets you help a rabbit while you fill your fridge. Save your receipts
and get them to us by March 31, 2005.
Cleveland Animal Protective League has recently saved eight rabbits from
a neglect case, and they already have fifteen or so. All their rabbits are
spayed/neutered. We've added a permanent link to their site, and
encourage you to take a look now.
Lilo has found her perfect match with our fosterers
Mark and Jann Kuntavanish of Dayton. Missy is enjoying her loving new home with Donna
Hatch. Lynn Ahlers has welcomed Rosco into her family.
See them in our
Felix waits to win your
heart with his soft touch
Lyle and Patches have entered our care as sanctuary bunnies.
Visit them (and consider sponsoring a brave critter) in our
thanks to all your wonderful support, Finn has a new, happy,
mobile life. See the upbeat outcome in our Update on Finn.
come see us at the Fairlawn Petsmart for
National Adoption Days on September 11 and 12
"Seize the Hay" tee-shirts
have arrived in our giftshop, another Rabbit Wisdom item inspired by our
Our Favorite Photos
features a new classic -- Big Bun, Small Box
Charlotte was adopted by one of our Buckeye
volunteers, Christine! Charlotte has a wonderful new home with lots of
freedom to run around and play. She also keeps toddler Matthew and Holly
bunny company, and they like to lie next to one another at naptime.
Jackson has been taken in for good by another of our own -- Jennifer
Wolfe in Cincinnati. They've joined our
D.Q. (who may be Finn's sister) would like
nothing more than to be at home in your home.
Lila has moved into her new home with Natalya and has
become a pal to former HRS foster rabbit Carl. Take a look in our
visit our giftshop to view three 2005
calendars filled with photo-friendly bunnies, and check out our reduced
prices on notecards, sweatshirts, polos, baseball jerseys, and rubber stamps
Luna now spends her free time playing and snuggling
with Wendy Powell and family in Streetsboro. It was love at first
sight for Allie when she met her pal Omar at the Pasternack home in
Rocky River. Wez (now Sterling) is now living happily in North
Olmsted with his new bunny mom, Cookie Dobro. Natalie Lee and
daughter, Amanda, have added Marge to their family in Wauseon, OH.
Margie has been waiting a long time in foster care and is very happy to be
in a permanent loving home!Congratulations to the Roth family on the
adoption of the cute and adorable Diego. Diego has already become
extremely attached to his new family and showers them with bunny kisses. Ann
Bell is the lucky new companion for Pooh. Here's wishing them both a
long lifetime of happiness. Bunny, the Herrell's rabbit family member, has
found a new companion in Socks. Socks not only has a new bunny
friend, but also enjoys getting pets while watching TV with his new humans.
Good things come in small packages and this small package, Wilbur, is
now getting lots of love from his new family. And Gigi makes three! Suzanne Ainsworth of Cleveland
and bunnies Vinnie and Jupiter have welcomed Gigi into their home, making
the bunny pair a trio. Simba has a great new home in Michigan with
Tara & Rick Galda and new bunny pal, Thumper. Louise is happily
getting to know Shannon and Marlin -- and Cooper, her look-alike.
Visit them in our
three photos have been added to our Update on Finn.
Good luck, girl!
our Greater Cleveland area
garage sale faced some weather difficulties last weekend, and will be
held again at the same place on Saturday, the 29th
we have a new update on Finn's surgery ...
Patches, and Pebbles hope to find a
Tootsie has been adopted by the Plastow family and is
looking forward to living in her new bunny fort. Mooshka and Gonzo
have moved in with Paula and her family and are enjoying their new room. Scampy has been adopted by Courtney and is now
getting settled into her new home, learning to explore her very own living
room. See them in our
VIA NET.WORKS has agreed to
continue to host our website as a public service, thanks to Patrick Gaul,
President and Managing Director of U.S. Operations. This generosity
continues a seven-year sponsorship that has helped place many of the rabbits
found in the entries below.
our foster homes are filled with new arrivals -- it's that
time of year again! Meet and greet Diego, Pooh, Simba,
Merlin, Alfonso, Soleil, Marisol, Harriet,
Mini Cinni, Mooshka, Tootsie, Scampy, Gonzo, and
Fozzie. We've also
added more photos of Jessie.
for your viewing pleasure, we submit two new shots of Wally,
cozy with Tabitha, in Our Favorite Photos,
our annual advice reappears on what to do
If you find baby Wild Bunnies
Mini Cinni (now called Cinnamon) has been adopted by
Lorelei & Jonas and is getting spoiled and becoming pals with former HRS
foster bunny Bailey. Every day, Bailey is bringing a smile to her new
human companion, Lorelei. Bailey is living in Oxford where she now explores,
entertains, and gets & gives lots of love. Sheba (now Beba) has a wonderful new home with Erin
and Bear Johnson of Akron. She is enjoying the company of her new animal
"siblings" -- dog, Hunter, and kittens, Fred & George. Gunnar
(now called Pangpang) is well loved at his new home with Wei & Jerry and is
making progress with being a pal to current rabbit, Tutu. Cassie
has a brand-new home with Jennifer Granchi of Cleveland. Whitby
has leapt into the lives of David and Herta, and continues to surprise them
with his vigor and intelligence. Take a tour of our gallery of
please help us out with items for our Greater Cleveland area
garage sale -- and mark the date (May
22) on your calendar for some very special shopping!
Finn's surgery was successful, and she's well on her way to
recovery. We've added an Update on Finn,
along with the wonderful card from the folks at Lagomorph Lounge.
Congratulations to Theresa Sommerville and her family with
their adoption of Wally. Wally is already part of the
family and now has a beautiful girlfriend named Tabitha. Carl has now joined with Natalya and they are
enjoying getting settled into a new apartment. Visit our gallery of
Adopteds to see all our
do we ever have a BUNDLE of rabbits for you! ... take a look
at Cookie, Ringo, Jessie, Socks, Wilbur, Carl, Wally, Charlotte, and several of
the rescues from Portage County -- Gunnar,
Etana, Malachi, Jonah, and Daisy.
Mabel has recovered her health and is now
ready for a home. We're also turning a
Spotlight on Finn, in the hopes that her
minutes of fame will help her benefit from some special surgery.
watch for updates on
the Portage County rescue
member Jocelyn Robbins writes to us about Rosie's
winning ways (From Our Members)
we're pleased to announce that Daisy is now living
with Hal & Angela and has Hal wrapped around her adorable little paw.
She hopes to become friends with Mushy real soon. Malachi and
Jonah have joined the Wadsworth family and are happily settling in to
their new home. Chuck went to
his new home with Christine where he is getting lots of love and attention.
We now have a photo of Sebastian, who is bonded to Penelope and they
just love being together. Enter our gallery of
Adopteds to see them all.
a large number of rabbits have been
rescued from a house in Portage County.
Some have burns and most are in poor health. The local shelter is
overwhelmed. Please help if you can.
PHOTOS HAVE BEEN ADDED
Marshall & Mellow, Jackson, Wez, and
Bailey wait to warm your heart. Hercules is our New
Year first arrival -- let's give him a home before the year is old
(and you have! -- see the next item).
Hercules is now living with Jammie, having cuddle
time on the couch and having lots of fun in his new home. Stevie is now happily living with the Coverts and
trying to win over Lola as his new pal. Cooper settled into his new home with Nick and Sara
just in time for the holidays. Maisy and Willow (now Chrysm and
Vaysh) got the best
Christmas present of all -- a loving home with the Gambrell family in
Hamilton, Ohio. They're members now of our alumni in
Gus is now the star of the Hagedorn household where
his fan club members, Dawn and Danielle, shower him with attention.
Maureen O'Neil's home is even sweeter now that Cupcake has Rootie as
a new companion. Since adopting Houdini in June, the Joseph's have
decided to expand their family once again by adopting Lucy (no photo)
as his companion rabbit. You can see the happy hoppers in
check out our price reductions in the Bunny
they want to be your loved bun -- Lila,
Luna, Cooper, Louise, Allie, and
Elsie. In addition, Patty,
Annie, Carrot, and Gigi are all beauties,
all girls ... and all rescued this August. Each of them would love a
Thelma was welcomed into the home of Karen Schroedel
and family of Broadview Heights. Dewey (who had the broken leg)
joined her recently, and now they are working on becoming friends. Venus
has accepted the invitation to share a home with Christeen and David of
Mentor-on-the-Lake. Yay, Venus! We knew your day would come! Fiona
and Bruiser (sorry, no photo), both HRS foster rabbits, were adopted by
Janet of Mayfield Heights. They have a very large new area to explore,
complete with tunnels and hideaways. Sebastian was adopted
by Karen Salvagno and quickly became pals with Penelope. Daniel is now happy at his home with the Gallaghers
and is making friends with his new rabbit pal, Sugar. Cody has
a new home with Laura & Jim Gills of Mentor. They've joined our
adopted successes in Adopted:
the first Cincinnati-area
Petsmart adoption day was a huge success ... see it in our Recent Events
if you are thinking of buying
or selling a house, think of house rabbits! Buckeye House Rabbit Society member
and realtor, Dennis Zelesnik, will make a donation in your name if you close
the deal with his help.
photos from both summer
picnics, including the winners of the photo contests, can be viewed in
Our Past Events section
the 2004 'Rabbits' Calendar,
featuring HRS foster bunnies, is now ready to bring you month-by-month
Rootie and Daniel are waiting for a home, hopping
we are asking for special help for Dewey's broken leg
(you've helped, thank you!),
and Lazlo has found
permanent shelter with our other sanctuary rabbits. Please help by
Sponsoring a Sanctuary Rabbit.
once again this year you can save your grocery receipts in
the ACME Community Cash Back Program and give them to
us by the end of May
Buddy is now happily living with the Kozy family. It has been an exciting time for Fawn, who has a new
name (Rosie) and a new family. She is now loved by her human, Maria, and her
rabbit companion, Sammy. Carly is happily settling in to her
new home with the Urban family where she has plenty of room to explore.
Lisa, now Ebony, is having a great time with Cherrie and Ed Kompik of
Westerville. Snoopy is "top dog" in Millbury, OH, where Vickie
Pesina, husband Tim, and son Dustin have welcomed him into their family.
Dan and Renee Molzon have welcomed Buggs into their home where he is
enjoying the company of his new bunny pal, Sid. After a long stay in
foster care, bunny Bobbi, now Lily, has a new home with Jody Santos
and family. Check them out in
Sara and Carly bring double-Dutch charm to our
fosters-in-waiting, joining our new buns Thelma & Louise (bonded),
we're trying out a new feature for ohare -- a
video presentation of Jennifer Wolfe's interview
on Cincinnati television about Easter and rabbits. This video clip
inaugurates the Buckeye Specials part of our website, where we hope to bring
topical and targeted information to you. It assumes that you have a
media player on your computer that is already set up and ready to go.
Blue's new home is in Akron with Sara. He has lots of
space to explore and run while Sara studies! Darby is queen at
her new home with Andrea in Pittsburgh. She will gets lots of attention and
snuggling there. Lindsay is happily settled in her new home
with Tina and new rabbit pal, Max. Fez is now happily living with the Romero family.
Parker has made himself at home with the Lefflers and is befriending
Smokey, another pretty grey rex rabbit. Roman and his new pal
Roxie now share domestic bliss with Maureen and her family near
Strongsville. Check them out in
and Darby await your kindness, and take a look at Fawn
(you'll want this little dear)
Maggie now lives with another former Buckeye HRS
foster bunny, Fidget, at the Gup's in Pepper Pike. Milo was
adopted by Beth of Akron. He loves to play Hide n' Seek with his new
girlfriend, Inky. Freckles is now settled in her new home with Jill and
her other rabbits. Palmer & Yvonne (now called Bonnie) are
happily settling into their new home with Steve and Ivy. Check them out in
Frosty opens Album 4 in
Our Favorite Photos
we reprint an article from Harelines Spring/Summer 2001 that
is, unfortunately, perennial -- What Peter Cottontail Won't Tell You.
In it, you will find advice on what to do if
you find Baby Wild Rabbits.
Parker and Roman have joined our foster family
hoping for homes
once again Houdini has pulled a disappearing act.
This time he has disappeared from his foster home and is now with his new
family, the Josephs. We hope they have a magical life together. Richie has found a wonderful new home with Jann and
Mark and new roommates Sammy, Woody, and Lily. Check them out in
we have shots of Joey and
Buddy's domestic bliss that we can share ...
our new buns include Richie, Lindsay, and Houdini -- just see if you can resist
we're introducing additional views of our adoptables with
three bonus shots of Gus (look for "See more of
Gus"). As photos become available, our other Newest Bunnies will show
off their stuff for you.
Success stories! -- JJ was adopted by the Sharkey
family of North Olmsted. They are thoroughly enjoying his clownish antics.
Andrea and Mike Markey tell us that Joey and Buddy are fully bonded!
Buddy loves to clean Joey's ears, and they are so cute when they lay next to
each other. PJ has a new home and a new life in Barberton. PJ has come out of her
shell, thanks to Theresa and her son who have given her much one-on-one
attention, as well as space to run around. Andrea and Mike Markey tell us
that Joey and Buddy are fully bonded! Buddy loves to clean
Joey's ears, and they are so cute when they lay next to each other. Kenji now resides with
Bonnie of Cleveland and is becoming buddies with another HRS adoptee,
Trevor. Wilma is now settled into her new home with the Cicozi
family and is enjoying all the attention. Gizmo has joined the Gilpin
family and has already smitten the humans. She hopes to befriend the
resident rabbits there, too. Congratulations to David, Annie, and Buns. They have taken
Sadie into their home where she has become a much loved addition to
the Schmidt family (see Sadie's new parents in
Our Favorite Photos). After spending over a year in foster care,
Ivy's future is looking much brighter. She's settled into her new
home with Chad and Betty in Cincinnati and is making friends with bunny
buddy Feffer. See the happy ones in
don't forget to do your Northeast Ohio spring cleaning with
our garage sale in mind, Saturday, May
17th, 2003, 9:00AM to 5:00PM in Solon, OH
super-friendly rabbits are ready for super-loving homes --
Wilma, Gus, Gizmo, Maisy & Willow,
Scarlet, Maggie, Maya & Verde, Milo, and
our giftshop continues our "Rabbit Wisdom" series with
a sturdy, new tote featuring an original
design you won't forget
don't forget to do your Northeast Ohio spring cleaning with
our garage sale in mind, Saturday, May
17th, 2003, 9:00AM to 5:00PM in Solon, OH
we've added a second Easter message pointing out an abuse of
rabbits that many of us haven't thought about --
Not A Pretty Picture
Lorrie & Len Plut welcomed Eddie into their home and
are enjoying his company. After a long stay in foster care, Jax has found a
wonderful home with Deborah Musso of Shaker Hts. Perry is now
living with Rachel and has a new female bunny pal. Camille is now
living with Nathalie & Andy and meeting new rabbit and pet rat pals.
Puck is now living with Karla and finding lots of new things to explore. The Solomon's of Beachwood have accepted Mitsu (now
Tova) into their home as a companion for Chaim (formerly Hammett).
Maurice enjoys afternoon naps with his new guardians Heather and
Charles of Bowling Green. Trevor (Slim) now has plenty of room
to stretch his long legs and kick up his heels in his new home with Bonnie
in Cleveland. Bart happily resides with Julie Poe of Chelsea,
MI. Homer (now Bruno) is enjoying his new home with Danielle
and Michael Laci of Avon, OH. See them all in
Palmer & Yvonne
and Puck beckon, while Sadie is waiting in
Cincinnati for a home in your heart
Benjamin is happily settled into his room with the
Savage family. Check him out in
the Indiana HRS is presenting a TTouch seminar in
Indianapolis, March 23. Check
Events of Note for details.
Easter is Not for Bunnies --
and Bunnies are Not for Kids -- we reprint an article by Bill Pryse,
North Georgia HRS, that can save many rabbits from homelessness
eight rabbits have suddenly come into our care in a
Toledo-area Rescue and need your
special attention! If you have been considering welcoming a foster,
think about it, talk it over, and ... help them out.
say "hello" (and "come on in, here's your new home") to
Cody, Snoopy, and Joey
Upcoming Events include a
Living with a House Rabbit class presented at three Cleveland-area
libraries, a display at the Medina County
Earth Day Celebration, and a Cleveland-area
See you there!
farewell to The Regal and Royal Freifrau
Zosia in Switzerland
Ramsey is now feeling right at home with Audrey and
Paige. Tina (now Emmy Lou) and Gina (now Peggy Sue)
have won Lee's heart and are making themselves at home in Vickery. See
them in Adopted:
January 2003 HAPPY NEW YEAR!
our adorable adoptables now include Benjamin, Perry, Ramsey,
Whitby, Maya & her Babies, Trevor, Bonnie, and Mitsu
we were so happy to offer the 2003 Rabbits calendar that we
have too many!! Take advantage of our enthusiasm to get one for your
wall at 50% off.
the Fremont foster home is proud to report its first
official adoption with Buckeye HRS! Rascal was adopted on
December 23 to Kathy Weaver and daughter, Jodie, of Van Buren, OH. He is
doing great with his new family & everything is going well. See
him in Adopted:
Buckeye HRS is growing to meet the needs of rabbits in
southern Ohio ... if you live in or near Cincinnati, please help us out (Cincinnati
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