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January 2019 - Baby Bunnies

We came home from our 2-week trip to find baby bunnies!  Our two supposedly male rabbits started a family.  Turns out that Tyler's bunny is actually a girl.  Surprise!  Though it was accidental, we are in love with the baby bunnies and plan to breed them again on purpose.  We had people checking on the animals while we were gone, and there was no nest when they checked the rabbits the day before, so we think the babies were born the morning we got home from our trip.  We googled how to take care of newborn rabbits and the first thing it said was to separate the parents so you don't get more babies.  We brought mama and babies inside because it was a balmy 16 degrees, and put daddy inside in a dog kennel next to them.  However, 28 days later we got another litter!  That dad moved fast right after the babies were born, holy cow.  The first litter had 5 babies and the second litter had 7 babies.  All of them survived from the first litter but only 2 from the second.  They kept crawling out of the nesting box and cage during the night and we would find them stiff and cold in the morning.

The baby bunnies were given the names Mr. Chub Chubs, Mr. Mustache, Mrs. Mustache, Gray Gray Grandpa, and Mr. Cuddles.  Also, I just learned that when we first got our bunnies Alexa excitedly thought they pooped balls of chocolate without wrappers and told Tyler the first batch of chocolate was all hers.  And then she picked one up and sniffed it and said it smelled disgusting. 

Alexa and Tyler were jumping off her dresser onto her bed and Tyler missed the landing.  His face hit Alexa's metal bed frame.  Kyle took him to urgent care and he got 7 lovely stitches.  He asked if he  can dress up as Frankenstein if he still has a scar for Halloween :).

Tad loves dress ups and running around with Liam.  One of their new favorite things to do together is going on walks.  He gives Liam one end of the dog leash to hold and walks Liam around the house.  It's hilarious.

We had some friends over and tested out our new indoor snowballs.  Thank you, Amazon.  They are really fun.

Happy January!


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