Mr Snowy – Over the Rainbow Bridge

Mr Snowy has gone over the Rainbow Bridge. He was the sweetest little friend, a super cuddle-bunny right to the end.

Mr Snowy would have been eleven in October and lived quite an exciting life for a rabbit. He was well-travelled even making a few international visits and he lived in several houses in different cities and states. Mr Snowy made many trips to schools for show and tell visits. He enjoyed meeting new people and was patient with curious little hands. Most of all, he enjoyed curling up to watch a movie in the arms of his less-Furry family members and friends.

Mr Snowy was less than four pounds but had a personality many times larger than his little body. He was not intimidated by his larger Furry Beastie siblings in the least. He often stared them down and was most horrified one day to be sneezed upon. He bathed himself for quite some time after that particular adventure.

In his later years, Mr Snowy’s legs grew weak and his vision went blurry. Ms Betty Bunny began to take over more and more of his daily grooming. Ms Betty was a comfort to Mr Snowy and they were usually found next to each other whether having a nap or just relaxing together.

Mr Snowy’s age caught up with him at last and now I would like to think he is hopping again with the legs of a young rabbit, vision restored and happily bossing about our Furry Friends who passed over the rainbow bridge before him. In fact, I hope Lucky and Shelby were waiting for him and I suspect Mr Snowy would have saved a sneeze just for them.

Mr Snowy really was just the best little bunny and we miss him enormously. 💔


The Upstairs Adventures of Mr Snowy and Ms Betty Bunny

Ms Betty Bunny in a rare quiet moment.

Mr Snowy and Ms Betty Bunny are not free-range bunnies. This is an unfortunate side effect to living with two… ahem… slightly larger Furry Sisters. Daisy and Diana have always been gentle with their smaller siblings, but no one wants to risk disaster brought on by an over-zealous paw or extra-enthusiastic snuggle.

Mr Snowy and Ms Betty Bunny share a home on our main floor where they can be a part of the daily action of the house. Often, they visit upstairs where they can get a good stretch of their legs and check out a change of scenery. During upstairs adventures, Big Furry Sisters are not invited.

Daisy is always a little bit sad when she’s not invited to join in on the fun.

Once the bunnies make their way upstairs, they get a little curious. Mr Snowy enjoys checking out his surroundings. Was this here last time? Yes it was, silly bunny.

Occasionally, Mr Snowy gets a little too close to the edge when sitting on furniture and he requires rescue. Mr Snowy is an elder rabbit and we think he has gone a little blind. He is closely supervised anytime he is off solid ground.

Mr Snowy, you are on the edge!

Ms Betty Bunny is often a bit of a blur during upstairs time. She hops here, she hops there, she hops and changes direction in mid-air. After all her hipping and hopping, she looks for a quiet spot to lay down for a rest.

If she’s lucky, she might even have a little music to listen to during her down time. Ms Betty Bunny loves music. She does not, however, love wrong notes. Ms Betty Bunny thinks the young musician needs more practice!

Miss Betty Bunny says practice makes perfect.

After all the fun is done, Mr Snowy and Ms Betty Bunny are happy to return home. Their home is cleaned during their upstairs adventures and often there is a delicious treat waiting for them. Possibly some carrot peelings or a bit of kale. After all, adventuring works up an appetite!

Life at home

Where did all these people come from?  Never a quiet moment at home these days.  Lucky Mr Snowy blends in well.  Even if he’s not green.  Nothing to see here, he says.

Spot the Mr Snowy.

Ms Betty Bunny has no interest in hiding.  She’s not that sort of rabbit. She is proud of her long pointy ears and her whole fluffy self.

Ms Betty Bunny doesn’t get worked up.  She goes her own way.

One small cuddly rabbit and one slightly larger rambunctious rabbit.  Friends forever.

Bonded buddies.