Ann Arbor News. Instead of caring for abandoned pet rabbits, the writer suggested, why not cook them and feed them to the homeless? That person may have been channeling Jonathan Swift, but other writers were equally disdainful. One suggested euthanizing sick animals instead of paying for veterinary treatment, while another described the sanctuary's mission as "pointless." Brockman acknowledges that people eat wild rabbits but firmly maintains that these bunnies are different: "These are not cottontails. They are not wild animals. They're not a food source. They're pets." GLRS board chair Tim Patino points out that the average domesticated rabbit released into the wild survives about two weeks. GLRS is a no-kill shelter that takes in pet rabbits ab..."/>
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Great Lakes Rabbit Sanctuary board chair Tim Patino

Rabbit Rescue

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From the July, 2009 issue

"Most people in our country would agree that you don't go to a shelter and eat cats and dogs."

 
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