Hunting Rabbits

Frankie and Typhoon are the leaders of hunting rabbits that make the mistake of entering the perimeter of Sibe Quentin, but a certain fluffy dog surprised everyone yesterday.

I just look slow. Hunting rabbits.

I just look slow.

No, no, Qannik, you are slow. Need we remind everyone of the video we posted just the other day?

Hu-Dad did not actually see the capture, so he doesn’t know how you did it. In fact, everyone was asking the same question.

We were all in disbelief. How did he do it?

We were all in disbelief. How did he do it?

The most efficient rabbit hunter, the speedy Typhoon, is convinced something was wrong.

That must have been the slowest rabbit ever.

That must have been the slowest rabbit ever.

And Frankie, Typhoon’s partner in crime in hunting rabbits, had only one comment.

How did I miss one?

How did I miss one?

Hu-Dad was unaware that a rabbit had been caught until he stepped outside to feed breakfast. Q-Tip proudly trotted up with the rabbit in his mouth. That, of course, led to the “Remove the rabbit from the Sibe’s mouth” game. Not highly recommended for entertainment to start a human’s day.

11 Comments

  1. KJ Pierson on November 10, 2015 at 2:04 pm

    Leena says she loves to catch Mice, Rats and Possums. However, we have very little problem getting them away from her. We trained her and our previous husky to drop toys and such early on on command. Amazingly, it works rather well with these little furies too. Sometimes, as huskies will, she gets a little stubborn but a little louder/sterner voice and the command sticks. Though she will lay down and guard the obviously dead creature should it magically resurrect to flee again.

  2. Melon on November 8, 2015 at 8:49 pm

    Love this post, and all the comments! (And Qannik, of course!)

  3. Sea Wolf on November 5, 2015 at 8:31 pm

    Drop the bunny/squirrel/chipmunk seems to go best when offered bacon, steak, smoked salmon, turkey or whatever handy top rated treat is handy to grab fast. Woofers here always seem to be willing to make a trade for something really worthwhile and with less fur on it to stick to the roof of your mouth.

  4. The OP Pack on November 5, 2015 at 10:58 am

    Ha! Lightning has the speed of Typhoon without a doubt. It would be a very close finish in a race. But his rabbit catching skills are unbelievable. He even managed to sneak one in the house once without Mom seeing it. She discovered the very large critter on Lightning’s bed:(

    Woos – Ciara and Lightning

  5. Kimberly Parker on November 5, 2015 at 9:57 am

    Sitka got one too–and I was unsuccessful in removing it from her mouth. I just gave up and let her have it. She devoured it quite thoroughly, with not even a drop of blood left over. Yuck!

  6. holly on November 5, 2015 at 8:26 am

    Yes, all of mine have tried with rabbits,but only one mine has been successful! Boo got one and we believe the only way she got it was that she cornered it away from it hole and it didn’t know what to do. And Boo isn’t fast,she a little on the chunky side,so it must be she used logic.

    • The Thundering Herd on November 5, 2015 at 8:32 am

      We are fairly sure that logic is not Q’s strength either. Let’s just say experience tells us that.

  7. Lori on November 5, 2015 at 8:19 am

    It’s Wabbit season!!! I really like the stealth theory (above post) but thinking the cotton ball theory wins??????

  8. Vincent porrazzo on November 5, 2015 at 4:32 am

    Remove the rabbit from the sibe’s mouth game is at least better than the remove rat or lizard that my sibes like to play with me.

  9. Yosemite Fox Mika on November 5, 2015 at 3:39 am

    Qannik didn’t have to be fast. He just needed to be stealthy to sneak up on the rabbit… Slow and steady as to not scare the rabbit, and then CHOMP (the gator technique)! Or maybe the bunny wasn’t scared of Qannik because he looks like a big fluff of cotton and thought he was harmless.

    -Mika

    • The Thundering Herd on November 5, 2015 at 6:54 am

      We think the big fluff of cotton is the best theory so far.

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