Apparently You Can Tame a Wild Rabbit

As opposed to a domesticated rabbit. It doesn’t matter how I stumbled upon this information. All that matters is that I stumbled. Now the first thing that comes up when you perform the search that I performed on google dot com is this:

Wild cottontails cannot be kept as pets or education animals because of this; they are far too easily stressed to live a comfortable life in captivity,” Dr. Wilkinson warns. On the other hand, domesticated rabbits are often used to people, so may approach you – even if found outside.

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I of course didn’t let that deter me. I persevered as I do in all things in life. Lo and behold, I found this very helpful article from wikiHow.

Enough chit chat. Let’s get started, shall we?

1. Be ready for it to run.

I was already ready for that, but alright, I’m ready.

2. Lie down with it.

Seems a little presumptuous. I don’t usually move this quickly, but I’m not the expert. I’m here to learn.

3. Avoid smelling like other animals.

/takes notes: don’t, smell, like, animals

This might take some doing, but I’ll see what I can do.

4. Leave a trail of food.

Is this for me or the rabbit? I’m assuming the rabbit based on the picture. Not sure where this trail should go, but I’m the human in this scenario. I think I can manage.

5. Talk gently to it.

I’ve already lied down with this thing, I think we’ve got “talking gently” covered.

6. Deal with a scared rabbit.

Bro. We’re just making up steps now. Isn’t this the whole point? When are they tame?

7. Avoid lifting them up.

“If you do pick it up, do not lift the rabbit in the air.” No of course not. I would only lift them up not in the air.

And there you have it. Follow these seven simple steps, and you too can have a tame rabbit just like me.

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