Rabbits, Cosmic Eggs, Pagan Goddesses & Transition – Easter Origins & Awareness
Reblogging this post on Easter origins and awareness and I want to add a reiteration to the part about not giving bunnies as Easter gifts.
Remember that rabbits are not toys… they are precious, extremely sensitive living beings.
Please don’t give rabbits as gifts on Easter to your children unless your family is committed for the long haul of making them a family member for life and ready to take on the responsibility required.
And if so, please adopt, as rabbits are the third most euthanized animals in shelters.
Tons of rabbits are dropped at shelters not long after the Easter novelty wears off.
Please help stop this sad trend.
You can also sponsor a bunny for Easter instead or decide to love one for life.
If you do, the rewards are invaluable.
But please educate yourself on rabbit care. I, Joy, and Cosmo (both adopted) thank you.
Bunny love to all from Joy and Cosmo on this Easter day.
Here are some captures of my little bundles of love and joy this morning.
As we continue to move deeper into the Spring of this year and renewing cycle of life, we are also edging toward Easter this weekend, which also calls up visions, thoughts, beliefs, and energy of its own including fertile creation. Easter brings pictures to mind of spring blooms like tulips, colored eggs, baby animals, and also deep symbolism that may have varying meanings to each individual.
Easter is also a time when a lot of people, unfortunately, give baby bunnies as gifts to their children and do not understand the commitment to these precious and extremely sensitive living beings that comes hand-in-hand with that. Rabbits are the third most euthanized animals in shelters, right behind dogs and cats – something I learned from Marcy Schaaf, head of SaveABunny (a non-profit organization rabbit rescue and nationally recognized adoption, education and foster center) when I adopted Joy from there…
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