Newspaper article Evening Gazette (Middlesbrough, England)

My Baby Bunnies Could Die without a Mum; Ann's Fear after Thieves Snatch Tiny Trio

Newspaper article Evening Gazette (Middlesbrough, England)

My Baby Bunnies Could Die without a Mum; Ann's Fear after Thieves Snatch Tiny Trio

Article excerpt

Byline: JOHN SUTTON

THREE BABY rabbits, just four weeks old, have been snatched from their hutch in a cruel dawn raid by thieves.

It is the second time this summer rabbits have been stolen from the garden of 70-year-old Ann Campbell.

Now, the widow fears for the safety of the vulnerable pets who may not survive away from their mother. She said: "They were taken early last Monday from the hutch they share with their mother, Bobtail, and the four other members of the litter.

"They hadn't been handled yet because of their age - they weren't ready to leave their mother."

One of the bunnies is black and white, and the other two are white with ginger markings.

"We're very vulnerable round here, there have been several occasions when rabbits have been stolen from hutches. Only four months ago someone broke into my hutch and stole the rabbit, so I put a padlock on, but they just ripped the fitting off," said Ann.

Ann started keeping rabbits at her home in Norton Grange, Stockton, two years ago, when she found an escaped one in her garden. …

Search by... Author
Show... All Results Primary Sources Peer-reviewed

Oops!

An unknown error has occurred. Please click the button below to reload the page. If the problem persists, please try again in a little while.