Monthly Archives: March 2009

FOCUS POCUS!

For past few weeks, my life has been filled with PEOPLE problems! I hate it. That is the reason why I have pets because I am just too tired of PEOPLE problems. I don’t need to put up with all these craps!

I want to enjoy having my rabbits! Nothing brings a smile straight from the heart besides having my family (including all the rabbits in my herd), bunny friends, close friends, TLR supporters and relatives.

I truly love my life without all these madness created by mortals. When it comes to sharing my rabbits, I am happier because I have no strings attached. As oppose to someone with a business running, I have no fear of making losses because at the end of the day, it is just a hobby and as I have mentioned many times before, you can’t even break even with a hobby. This gives me more options. Options best for both my rabbits and me. People just do not understand this. They think whatever consumer rights and bullshit applies to me but HELL NO!

The way I operate is definitely way below charity. Just do the calculations yourself. I feed my rabbits Oxbow pellets and on top of that unlimited Hay. Just do some survey on the prices and tell me how much it cost for me to keep the kits for 6 months. I am not too good with maths so you go figure!

And yet, people choose to make life miserable for me! I realized the difficult path that I have undertaken right from the start and I understand all the consequences that awaits me. But I will fight till the end. My fellow bunnies and friends will be with me till the end as well. Because we are fighting for a good cause. Not for mere humans, but for our dearly beloved 4 legged furry friends!

Repeat after me if you are with me.

IT IS ALL FOR MY BUNNY, IT IS ALL FOR MY BUNNY, IT IS ALL FOR MY BUNNY!

FOCUS ON MY BUNNY, FOCUS ON MY BUNNY, FOCUS ON MY BUNNY!

Now, skooOOOOoooo the NONSENSE!

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I Fear For My Safety

I apologize to all my readers for not being able to write something more interesting. I just had the worst weekend ever and as if that was not enough, I now fear for the safety of not only myself but also my family. This is due to the reason that a psychotic and mentally unstable person is harassing me for my rabbit.

I have stated very clearly on my sales policy that I reserve full rights to revoke an agreement of sale. Somehow the message was not clear enough for this person and is being extremely difficult. It has came to a point of blackmailing and I am contemplating if to lodge a police report.

I am feeling very much in danger and I do not have the inspiration to write anything. I believe that I have disclosed too much information to the world and now at the crossroad.

I will continue writing nonetheless once I get this issue out of the way.

Please pray for my family and I. Thank you.

Just wish to share some details on the issue I have at hand. I decided over the weekend to terminate a sale agreement for reasons known to myself. At the end of the day it is my rabbits that I am talking about here. Who else have more authority over them than me right?

Anyhow, item no. 16 of my Sales Policy writes, TLR reserve the rights to revoke an agreement of sale at any point of time in its sole and absolute discretion, without the need to provide reasons for such revocation. Booking fee will be refunded.

And the policy has been in placed since 10th February 2009:

Highlighted in red is the publish date for my Sales Policy page

Highlighted in red is the publish date for my Sales Policy page

And the booking fee that I received for this particular deal that I terminated was on 6th March 2009:

The transaction of the booking fee into my account

The transaction of the booking fee into my account

I am currently making arrangement to refund the booking fee to the person in question. Unfortunately, the person in question refuses to provide me with the banking details I need for the refund. Instead, I was threatened with a set of terms in return.

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Have You Seen An ARBA Leg Before?

I received an ARBA leg from Ms. Kay Miller on Friday. It is the first ARBA leg I have seen. For those who wants to know how a leg looks like, here it is:

The front of the leg with the information of the breeder, rabbit and the show the leg was obtained

The front of the leg with the information of the breeder, rabbit and the show the leg was obtained

The back of the leg showing how the GC and Best In Show certs look like. There are some rules on how a GC is to be obtained.

The back of the leg showing how the GC and Best In Show certs look like. There are some rules on how a GC is to be obtained.

This is one hell of a leg because it outrun a mail from US I have been waiting for. I hope the mail arrives soon as I am getting quite paranoid already.

This weekend has been a very busy one for me and therefore I do not have much to write. Furthermore, I realized that my visit hits are much lower during the weekends. I guess everyone’s busy with their family.

It is EARTH HOUR at 8.30pm for those who are participating. I am definitely participating! Lights off at 8.30pm!

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Bon Voyage Milkyway Shiro

What's this for?

What's this for?

Woody Pet Litter Bedding, Hay & More Hay?

Woody Pet Litter Bedding, Hay & More Hay?

Seems like a special precious package is coming someone’s way…

A clean bum goes a long way

A clean bum goes a long way

As usual, going through the basic examination…

Teeth looks good to go...

Teeth looks good to go...

As far as I know, I am sure you know what I am talking about with this...

As far as I know, I am sure you know what I am talking about with this...

More trancing for manicure & pedicure

More trancing for manicure & pedicure

And for all that, this is how Shiro repaid me…

Ouch!

Ouch!

Not his fault really. I have a bad habit handling the rabbits without wearing a shirt. That’s on my belly.

I just have to say that it takes a lot of trust on both ends. Nico of The Fluffies has been one of the responsible pet owners that I have grown to respect. She takes good care of her pets and give them only the best. What pleases me most about sending Shiro to Nico is that, she has planned ahead what she wants for her pets and she is one of those who champions neutering of pets. That being said, I released Shiro knowing very well she will do what is needed of her accordingly when the right time comes. I also have to apologize to Ms. F for not sending Seychel along as it is hard to find good vets in Penang who is well versed enough to spay rabbits (sad but true).

Last but not least, I would like to thank Daphie & TJ for helping me “ship” Shiro up north tonight. Have a blessed safe journey home to the both of them! We’ll find one day to gobble up at Nirwana Maju okie?

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Something To Help Us All Get Back On Our Feet!

After being hit by the devastating news about Luna, I got a called from a very close friend informing me the passing of another high school friend. Everyone seemed to be dying young these days. As you can see, I am really really down. I hope today passes quickly. R.I.P. my brother Kahlil. May your soul be blessed. Please know that Luna’s waiting for you up there if you need a companion.

Before I stepped into the house, I knew I must snap out of this bad vibes. And that is just what I did. At the back of my brain, I am a very broken person. But somehow, I just needed the strength to summon up the courage to keep negativity at bay. The moment I see them, I felt there is a mutual exchange of strength. How can I ever live without them?

Clark doing the bull run around the Juniors

Clark doing the bull run around the Juniors

Still my heart bunny regardless

Still my heart bunny regardless

My dear Noobie. Always ready with an innocent face...

My dear Noobie. Always ready with an innocent face...

Master, you need a nudge today?

Master, you need a nudge today?

Carmel chilling after a bowl of veges

Carmel chilling after a bowl of veges

The disgruntle dwarf. Haley reminds me very much of a female version of Gimli...

The disgruntle dwarf. Haley reminds me very much of a female version of Gimli...

Holly Hope's having a very terrible moult. Can't wait to have her fur back!

Holly Hope's having a very terrible moult. Can't wait to have her fur back!

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R.I.P. Luna

I just received devastating news. Luna just passed away due to complications while undergoing her spay.

It is a very hard blow indeed. We all know the risks involved and at the same time, we want to be responsible pet owners. I wonder what else we can do to have the best of both worlds.

Binky free my baby. We love you. You will be dearly missed. My heart is shattered at the moment.

I know this is not easy for the Horsley too.  I am more devastated by the fact that the children has got to go through this. The impact of this should be absorbed by me and only me. I am truly sorry for all our loses. Please know that we have all done our very best.

5th July 2008 – 25th March 2009

P/S: Please don’t ask me anything. At this moment, this is the only way I know how to express my sadness. I don’t know how else to express my shattered heart except through writing.

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Tails From Meadow Haven Chapter 8: Reborn

“Who are you?”

“Who aaaRe you!?”

“I asked you first, so who are you?”

“No, you’re in my turf, you answer me first. I don’t give a tock if you asked me first, who are you?”

“Alright, alright, my name is Thunder. My man here’s Clark, there’s a lady up there somewhere is Carmel and the other lady higher up there is Haley”

“Who sent you?”

“You did!”

“Now now, don’t tell me you are all cybernetic organisms!”

“Nay, we’re Ivy Crescent’s & Miller’s Lagomorphas. Our bun masters came to know that there are tons of work to be done down here. So they sent us. We’ve got work to do. Get this place cleaned up and all!”

“You’re all here on work assignment?”

“Not really, we’re here to stay actually”

“Come on, are you serious? The only working buck here is me and I am the boss here!”

“Not anymore my friend. We could work together if you want to”

“I Skor, the descendant of GRIMLOCK works with no one! Skor is boss!”

“There’s no need to be a cry baby now Skor. We’ve got enough ladies in the house. May the best buck win”

“But master say I am his favorite”

“We still are Skor. Master won’t abandon us. We all have our destinies to fulfill. Just like when BlueBerry was sent up north. I have got news they rebuilt Meadow Haven there. It looks better than the old Meadow Haven too!”

“You really think so, Noobie?”

“Yeah, I overheard master telling his friend the other day that he’s bringing us to get some New Turfs (Noobie’s version of NEUTER). And he also said that we could stay together forever from then on”

“That sounds good. With the New Turfs, we can spread our empire far and wide! Hey losers, you heard that? I’m gonna be the new king of the New Turfs! You can do all the works you want back here in Meadow Haven”

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The Undesirable 2

We all know that Holland Lops are one of the dwarf breeds. And being dwarfs, they were initially bred to have rounded skull. Just like the Netherland Dwarf, rounded skull poses a problem – Malocclusion. Which is the misalignment of the teeth. The classic example of this genetic problem is the bottom incisors outgrows over the top incisors. Breeders cull hard on this genetic trait. Sometimes this trait develops as the rabbit gets older. Malocclusion may start when the rabbit get old as well. Rabbits with Malocclusion could be extremely high in maintenance because they need regular trimming of the teeth by the vets and they must not be bred. The good news is, over the years “bigger” Holland Lops has been bred to spot the massiveness desired and their skulls are not too round anymore. This has lower the chances of getting Malocclusion greatly.

The history of Holland Lop tells us that they initially started off with solid colors and the broken was introduce by breeding them to the English Spots. While getting the broken patterns, breeders were unable to retain the rollback fur and therefore the French Angoras were used. That is the reason behind the occasional Fuzzy Holland Lops. The Fuzzy Holland Lops can be shown as American Fuzzy Lops but they can not be registered due to the reason that their pedigree will not show 3 generations of AFLs. And due to the reason that they cannot be registered with ARBA, although they can be shown as AFLs, they cannot be granded. To grand a rabbit, it has got to get 3 GC legs as we know and is registered with ARBA. This is another trait that breeders cull hard on as well.

I strongly believe that the Holland Lop is a breed that has many hidden recessive genes that certain combination of breedings may bring forth both desirable and undesirable traits. This is one of the reasons why they are a challenging breed to work with. They seemed to be like Pandora boxes opening up a whole new world with entirely new experiences for us.

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Kits Update

Truffles growing up cute!

Truffles growing up cute!

This is by far the best tattoo for me. Maybe because Truff was the first and I was paying extra attention while clamping.

This is by far the best tattoo for me. Maybe because Truff was the first and I was paying extra attention while clamping.

Seychel

Seychel

Can you make out the number 2?

Can you make out the number 2?

Milkyway Shiro

Milkyway Shiro

Not too bad a tattoo this one. Quite legible.

Not too bad a tattoo this one. Quite legible.

Camior

Camior

What the HECK is that!? Quite shocking I can't make out the number! LOL!!!

What the HECK is that!? Quite shocking I can't make out the number! LOL!!!

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Truffles

I hope the rabbitry is doing fine because I caught Truffles praying this morning. I am sure that I have done all the right things for all of them but somehow quite surprised that they are still praying. I guess you need faith whether you’re doing good or bad.

Truffles

Truffles

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