Saturday, March 30, 2013
A Happy Easter story from Harrington
Hello, Harrington here. First, Mama would like to thank you for all your love and kind words on her birthday post Wednesday. You made her so happy. She felt loved the world over and smiled the entire day.
Thursday evening was a different story as it was full of drama. You see, I was fine all day long. I was playing, eating, going potty and having fun with Hannah. Mama worked in Bunnyville and gave us lots of snuggles. It was a perfect day. But, when Mama returned from feeding our friends, the "Kitty Girls," down the street, I was sick. I wouldn't eat my banana chip. I kept arching my back. My eyes were narrow, my ears were freezing and I was breathing hard. Mama took me downstairs and gave me a belly massage and did all the things she knew how to do for sick bunnies. She wrapped me up to keep me warm. She gave me water in a syringe and some gas medicine which is also good for babies.
By 9:30 p.m. I was worse. She made the decision to take me to the emergency vet 2 1/2 hours away. Papa was upset as he couldn't miss work the next day and didn't want us to make the journey alone so late at night. Lucky for Mama, she called Captain and she agreed to go with us. Thank you Captain!
The emergency vet said I needed to stay the night. Hannah came along on the ride to the vet as it's always nicer and less scary to be in the car when you have a friend. But, Hannah couldn't stay with me. She, Captain and Mama drove back home. They got home at 3:00 in the morning. Mama was instructed to call the emergency vet at 5:00 a.m. to see if I was to be sent to our regular vet, which I was. All the medicine and fluids they gave me seemed to be working. I was feeling good again. Dr. E. told Mama she could come and get me because she knows that Mama would take good care of me. Plus, it's very scary being in a hospital without your family around.
In 36 hours, Mama and Captain had about 15 minutes of sleep and spent over 10 hours in the car after all the driving back and forth. She used two tanks of gas and my hospital bill was $726.
Mama asked me to share this story with you because today she saw the sign at Walmart which read "Easter Bunnies only $20. She started to cry."
If you missed her earlier post on "Living With Easter Bunnies," you can click here to read more. We are adorable, soft, sweet, loving and like all God's creations, precious. What we are not is only $20.
"I'm really happy you're home Harrington. I missed you so much."
We wish you a very Happy Easter, and we also pray that all the bunnies purchased as "gifts" will be loved and cared for as much as we and our bunny friends in blog land are.
Every creature large and small, the Lord, our God, loves them all.
Harrington and Hannah