Nobody Puts Pickles in a Box

Published by Alisa Mullins.

Six months—that’s all the time it took for the novelty to wear off. As so often happens with rabbits purchased on impulse (usually around Easter) by people who are unaware of the specialized care they need, Pickles’ guardian soon realized that she had bitten off more then she could chew (but not more than Pickles could!).

Pickles the Bunny Needs a New Home

Pickles’ person called PETA to ask if we could supply a cage for the young rabbit, whom she was keeping confined to a laundry basket at night. A PETA fieldworker explained that life alone in a cage is no life for a rabbit—especially a gregarious, affectionate “lap bunny” like Pickles—and the woman agreed to allow PETA to find the cuddly little fluff ball a new home.

Pickles the Bunny Needs a New Home

Pickles is looking for a companion who can see beyond his distracting good looks (those ears!) and appreciate him for his sparkling personality as well.

Pickles the Bunny Needs a New Home

He enjoys hopping, eating kale, playing with friendly cats, spying on PETA staffers as they work, nibbling shoelaces, and listening to the BBC’s Newshour.

Pickles the Bunny Needs a New Home

Pickles the Bunny Needs a New Home

Would you love discussing world issues with Pickles over a plate of raw vegetables? If you live anywhere on the East Coast and carrot all to learn more about adopting this well-rounded (and, well, round) rabbit, e-mail [email protected].

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 Ingrid E. Newkirk

“Almost all of us grew up eating meat, wearing leather, and going to circuses and zoos. We never considered the impact of these actions on the animals involved. For whatever reason, you are now asking the question: Why should animals have rights?” READ MORE

— Ingrid E. Newkirk, PETA President and co-author of Animalkind