Thursday, 12 June 2008

THUMPER AND ME

Been thinking dogs with blogs. Hmmmmm. Wondering. Can you tell me? What makes me. Me? And you. You?

See I've been pondering in the park 'cos when I went last week I kept meeting me a new animal. New to me anyways. Didn't want to chase 'em. Or worse. No.

Just wanted to Rabbit, Rabbit, Rabbit. Bunny, Bunny,Bunny. Pass the time of day politely as our paths crossed. Talk bout carrots. Maybe the weather. State of the grass. Discuss our day.



Everywhere I looked. There they were.



Popping up all over the place.



Awww. Cute. Bunny wrabbit Rabbits. Just like this one.



Infact, come to think of it. It was this one.

I sorted of gave him the Square Dog once over. And he sort of looked back at me. At the time I didn't know what he was. And he didn't know what I was. Only curious about each other. As I looked at him I noticed several things. He had a black shiny nose like me. It twitched like mine. Whiskers. Yep we both had them. A pair of floppy ears. A furry coat. Me too. Four legs. One at each corner. What do you know. Exactly like me! With paws and claws at the ends.



A matching pair of round brown eyes. Both me and Rabbit. He did a funny bunny hop.



Look at me! I do a neat bunny hop on two legs too.



He sort of came out of this hole.



I sort of tried to get down this hole.

Here's the amazing bit. He showed me his special clever trick. Mom says unique to Rabbits. Something about breeding. "Izzy Wizzy Let's Get Bizzy" That's what I heard Rabbit say.




Right before my round brown eyes he makes himself into two Rabbits!



Then into three Rabbits!



Neat. Very neat.



I wanted to ask how he did that. But before I could he gave me the hop. Shame. We had such a lot in common to rabbit about. Rabbit and me.

31 comments:

Agatha and Archie said...

Eric,Eric,Eric,,Listen up here buddy.....that hole in the tree right....YOU SHOULD HAVE STARTED DIGGING THERE!!!!!!!! That kid is an arch enemy despite looking adorable....you have to dig and dig and dig annd dig at the tree.That shakes them up a little...Listen pal IT"S IN OUR GENES! And when you come face to face??? GO FOR IT not talk politics...... oh boy, we have to have a serious sit down here....Maybe it's becasue you are a polite London boy.....Love Agatha(the huntress) and Archie(her coach)

Agatha and Archie said...

Uh Eric? It's me Archie.Pay no attention to her ranting and raving, she gets like that when it comes to "hunting" I personally would have liked to discuss things with those kids too but will deny I ever said that Love Archie

Lenny said...

Those bunnies look like fun...the more the merrier! I don't think they'll be just like dogs until they start having blogs, though.

Your friend, Lenny

Sparky said...

Eric!

Wow, you really do have a lot in common with your new bunny rabbit friend! I hope you get to meet him again.

Sparky

Maggie & Mitch said...

We heard that rabbits can multiply! I guess it's true! Geez, they're everywhere!

Love ya lots
Maggie and Mitch

Jake of Florida said...

Eric, Fellow Square Dog, What a metaphysical post! How does a rabbit know he's a rabbit? How does a square dog know he's a square dog? What's the difference between one set of big black nose, twitchy whiskers, and a set of paws and claws???

I, Jake, like to ponder those things. My Bro, JH, is, tra, la, la, off chasing Mr. Bunny!!

What a fun post.

Wire woofs,

Jake (the philospher) and JH (the goof ball )

Lorenza said...

Hi, Eric!
Lots of things in common with rabbits!
But they are not as good as we are!
Kisses and hugs
Lorenza

Toffee said...

RABBITS!! I dream day and night about chasing rabbits and you had all of those rabbits there! Eric! Was it your barkday too! Oh my goodness...sensory overload with ALL of those bunnies!!


aaaaaaahhhhhhh!

Dewey Dewster said...

Eric, my man...we always did hear that the British were a lot less emotional than Americans, but really ERIC...Wire Fox Terriers... CHASE...do ya Hear me....CHASE....CATCH...THEN....KILL..THERE IS THE KEY WORD...KILL....RABBITS.....were ya on drugs before ya went fer that walkie...tell yer Mom ta send ya over here fer awhile....'n we'll teach ya how ta be a WILD TERRIER.....have a cup a tea 'n some crumpits...then go kill 'em

Dewey Dewster here.....

Asta said...

Eric
I pawsonally have some wabbit fwiends..and I like tham a lot..I talk to them all the time..I know , most of my fwiends think I'm weiwd cause I have cat fwiends and wabbit fwiends, but I don't get it..all of us a we fwiends wif Hammies..so what's the diffewence..and why would I want to kill a fellow fuwwfwiend??
does this mean I'm not a weal squawe dog??
pleez say it isn't so..
wowwied smoochie kisses
ASTA

Jackson said...

Erm, Eric. Are you missing a square dog terrier gene or something? Rabbits are for chasing. Not contemplating. Don't worry, you'll probably NEVER catch one but the thrill is all in the chase! J x

Girl Girl Hamster said...

What alot of bunnies. Did any one of them say HI to you?

~ Girl girl

Simba said...

Rabbits are stupid and some are evil. They are no good at bitey face and should be treated the same way as stuffies. Only I'm not allowed to see what their stuffing looks like.

Simba x

Molly and Taffy said...

Eric

We cannot believe you stood and watched the bunnies. Next time launch an attack and watch them scatter, jolly good fun!!!!

Molly and Taffy

Mr. T-Bone Beasley said...

Eric,

It sounds to me like you were a rabbit in your first life. My only question is...WHY THE HECK DIDN'T YOU CHASE THOSE SUCKERS!!! If you caught one think of all the fun you coulda had with it!

Oh, well...at the rate they are multipling, you could probably grab one any other time!

Slurp!
Mr. T-Bone Beasley

Penny, Poppy & Patches said...

You are such a THINKER, Eric. We would have just chased them!

Aire-hugs,
Poppy, Penny & Patches

Chef said...

Eric, my existentialist little buddy.. those rabbit critters are way beneath you in the chain and are meant to be food that you eat, not food for thought.

This was a real thinker post. You are so profound! I like that in a friend!!

xox
Chef

umekotyan said...

Good evening eric.
I was surprised at a lot of rabbits.
The park is rabbit's treasure house.
And, a wild rabbit breeds.
Here, I feel time to run move time and the space like Alice.
A wonderful weekend with rabbit's hole. :)

from loved ume tyan

Buster the Wired Fox Terror said...

Geez Eric - I practice practice with my stuffies to grab em by the neck and shake em! Here you are with the perfect opportunity to use your terrier training and you - well you are inspied to THINK?

Bussie Kissies
Buster

Asta said...

Eric
My sweet pal
I heawd that it's Daddi's Day in England too, so a vewy Happy Daddi day to youw Dad...Ouw Dad's a supew lucky, cause they have us and we love them lots!!!
Thanks fow youw good wishes
love and smoochie kisses
ASTA
pee ess..PETEY is NOT a boyfwiend..I only kiss him to hawass him like a good sistew should

Blue said...

Hi Eric!

How funny that we both should have posted about bunnies!
Great mind do obviously think alike!

I'm tryly impressived with your approach to them.
They're cute but as much as you seem to have in common with them I do think your cuter.

Pats & pets
Blue

Petey said...

Eric, you forgot to mention that both you and the bunnies have cute fluffy tails. Personally, I'm pleased that you didn't chase them (now if they'd been squirrels, that would have been a whole 'nother story! They're really fun to chase because you can try to chase them right up the tree!)

I'm supposed to be a digger dog but I'm just not interested. So I can understand why you'd rather not attack those adorable bunnies, too. Come Stateside and we'll find us a mess of squirrels to bother!

Your pal,

Petey

Jake of Florida said...

Hey Square Pal,

We read all the posts above, and love all the different approaches to terrierness and bunniness. But we stand by our thoughts -- at least I, Jakey, do.

We watched a segment on a Sunday show yesterday about how American gray squirrels are invading rarer red squirrel territory in the UK. Have you seen anything about that? As terriers, should we be protesting the demise of the red squirrel???

Food for thought? Or just food?

Jake and JH

Butchy & Snickers said...

Hey Eric,
How are those silly bunny raggits?? We can't believe you didn't chase that thing and there were so many of them. Gee, we rarely see one on our land cause Herky Hawk & Mr. Owl take care of them. See, they eat them for food. Once in a while Mama finds one munching on her flowers & it does NOT make her one bit happy. Hmmmm, you do have some terrier hunting skills don't you??? Snickers the Mouse Huntress would be disappointed if you didn't, hehehehe.
Luv & Wirey Hugs!
Butchy & Snickers

happy said...

What's up Doc? Hehe...cute bunny friend you have!

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The 3 G-Dales said...

Eric Dude ~

Very cool that you got to play with the bunnies! We think that is toally pawesome, though being terriers we would have done more chasing, catching and shaking....we try to do that at home with everything that moves in our yard. Mumsie would think we would not have been as well behaved as you!

Coolio!

So, we haven't chatted ina while...we got our sissy dale - her name is Lola Belle and she wears PINK. She is pretty cool - it took us a couple days to decide to let her in the pack. She can be pesty but that's no worry anymore, she knows that Jack is BOSS!

Come see we are celebrating in PINK on our bloggie...Mumsie's choice, not ours, for the record.

Anyhow, looks like you have been having a good time dude...Stay Cool!

The 3 Griffindales....

Roy, Jack and Lola

Pacco de Mongrel said...

love your striking pose... u stand like a show dog in Crufts...

there are so many bunnies there... i really wanted to chase them down..

Deetz said...

Oh my gosh that was so enjoyable to see those photos and you bunny hoppin....there were so many bunnies....bunnies here and there and everywhere...I love what you mum says about bunnies rabbits
Deetz

Scruffy, Lacie and Stanley's Place said...

Eric...those are BUNNIES....CHASE THEM....!!!!

Think Rabbit Stew...simmered over a slow fire....yummmmmmmmmmmm!!!!

Lac, Babystan and me almost got simmered the other night by the Gators...Babystan saved us; come and see!!

Scruffman...

How did the bunnies replicate so quickly?????

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