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Good news – Bad news

The good news is the rabbit is not eating my tomatoes any more. The bad news is… he found my apples. I went out to check on him yesterday and found a half-eaten tomato. I wondered why he didn’t finish his tomato, until I saw him feasting on one of my apples. It’s a backyard buffet!  This is a dwarf tree so I only have about 20 apples on it right now, as opposed to hundreds of tomatoes still on the vine. Frankly, I’d rather he take the tomatoes since I’m a little tired of picking them every day. By the way, the new total today is 4,321 cherry tomatoes!

When I caught him with the apple, I tried to shoo him away, but he only stepped a few inches away from the apple and stood his ground, making sure I wasn’t going to take it. What would I do with a half-eaten apple? Wait a minute.. getting hit with an apple might knock him unconscious and then the owl could come down and take him away. This is my dream.

5 Responses

  1. Rhonda says:

    Jenny, you must be really frustrated now with this rabbit. I would be. This is why I dislike squirrels and whatever else that is this destructive. I really, really hope he doesn’t eat all your apples off your dwarf tree. Bad rabbit!…

  2. Heather says:

    I am still stuck on the tomatoes too!! All I have to say is this rabbit seems to be better behaved than the squirrel from last year. I say you live trap the rabbit with an apple and tomato and relocate the little bugger!!!

    • Jenny says:

      There are actually three rabbits. I realized it tonight when I looked outside when it was almost dark and I saw three of them hanging around the tomato (which is right next to my apple tree!) Three against one… No fair!

      • Heather says:

        Ohhhhh nooooooo!!! Three against one no fair!! I hope that is all there is! Time to trap the critters and bring them MILES away!!

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