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Giant rabbit thumps at burglars
upi ^ | Feb. 15, 2013

Posted on 02/15/2013 7:05:36 PM PST by JoeProBono

PLYMOUTH, England, - A woman in England says her family's pet rabbit apparently scared off a nighttime burglar.

Kimberley May of Plymouth, England, said she and her family heard the rabbit, Toby, thump on the floor loudly five times in the early hours Thursday and they went downstairs a few hours later to find burglars had taken items including a WWI medal and gifts for her upcoming wedding , the Plymouth Herald reported Friday.

"We think that when the rabbit thumped it scared the burglar off and they left all the stuff they were going to take," May said. "They managed to take a laptop, an iPad and my handbag with my purse and everything in, but the worse thing was my great granddad's medal."

She said Toby, a British Giant bunny who stands at 2 feet and 10 inches tall, was "traumatized" by the incident.

"He's usually really friendly but he tried to go for the policeman," May said.

Police are investigating the incident.


TOPICS: Cheese, Moose, Sister; Chit/Chat; Pets/Animals
KEYWORDS: bunny; holyhandgrenade; rabbit; thumper


1 posted on 02/15/2013 7:05:43 PM PST by JoeProBono
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To: JoeProBono

She’s lucky the “Bobee’s” didn’t shoot the rabbit and have a rabbit pie at the station the next day. No doubt this poor lady will be arrested for possession of an “assualt rabbit”!


2 posted on 02/15/2013 7:19:27 PM PST by TaMoDee ( Lassez les bons temps rouler dans les 2013! Geaux, Pack, Geaux!)
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To: JoeProBono

rabbits will thump for many reasons. they can produce a serious sound thumping their hocks on the floor. this big boy probably made a very loud thump.

danger. a warning. something is really different than normal.

i speak from experience.


3 posted on 02/15/2013 7:28:52 PM PST by Secret Agent Man (I can neither confirm or deny that; even if I could, I couldn't - it's classified.)
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To: JoeProBono

Good thing the burglars did not bring the Royal Hand Grenade.


4 posted on 02/15/2013 7:45:35 PM PST by doorgunner69
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To: JoeProBono

Don’t ever underestimate Thumper —


5 posted on 02/15/2013 7:46:41 PM PST by Uncle Chip
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To: JoeProBono

Rabbit scared off a burglar.

Did the burglar happen to look like Peanuts Carter?


6 posted on 02/15/2013 7:57:19 PM PST by IMR 4350
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To: doorgunner69
Here you are... ;-)

That would be The Holy Hand Grenade of Antioch, by the way..

7 posted on 02/15/2013 8:16:26 PM PST by NoCmpromiz (John 14:6 is a non-pluralistic comment.)
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To: JoeProBono

Proves Pierced Moron right, they don’t need guns in England, just a killer bunny...


8 posted on 02/15/2013 8:18:42 PM PST by NoCmpromiz (John 14:6 is a non-pluralistic comment.)
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To: NoCmpromiz
Now, if I could remember the instructions, my day would be made.

Thanks for the correction, the memory is like a box of chocolates.........

9 posted on 02/15/2013 8:26:07 PM PST by doorgunner69
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To: doorgunner69
if I could remember the instructions

Instructions, parts manuals, and support information for almost everything is available on the web these days... ;-)

10 posted on 02/15/2013 8:38:09 PM PST by NoCmpromiz (John 14:6 is a non-pluralistic comment.)
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To: NoCmpromiz

“That rabbit’s dynamite!”


11 posted on 02/15/2013 9:41:50 PM PST by tumblindice (America's founding fathers: All armed conservatives.)
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To: Darksheare

Killer Bunny ping


12 posted on 02/15/2013 10:36:30 PM PST by NoCmpromiz (John 14:6 is a non-pluralistic comment.)
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13 posted on 02/15/2013 10:51:28 PM PST by Daffynition (The essential American soul is hard, isolate, stoic, and a killer. It has never yet melted. — D.H.)
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14 posted on 02/16/2013 1:02:27 AM PST by JoeProBono (A closed mouth gathers no feet - Mater tua caligas exercitus gerit ;-{)
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15 posted on 02/16/2013 1:08:41 AM PST by Daffynition (The essential American soul is hard, isolate, stoic, and a killer. It has never yet melted. — D.H.)
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16 posted on 02/16/2013 1:17:26 AM PST by JoeProBono (A closed mouth gathers no feet - Mater tua caligas exercitus gerit ;-{)
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17 posted on 02/16/2013 1:20:17 AM PST by Daffynition (The essential American soul is hard, isolate, stoic, and a killer. It has never yet melted. — D.H.)
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18 posted on 02/16/2013 1:22:24 AM PST by Daffynition (The essential American soul is hard, isolate, stoic, and a killer. It has never yet melted. — D.H.)
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19 posted on 02/16/2013 1:35:44 AM PST by JoeProBono (A closed mouth gathers no feet - Mater tua caligas exercitus gerit ;-{)
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To: JoeProBono

“They managed to take a laptop, an iPad and my handbag with my purse and everything in, but the worse thing was my great granddad’s medal.”

If the rabbit had been able to rack a 12-gauge they wouldn’t have even taken that much.


20 posted on 02/16/2013 1:55:51 AM PST by PLMerite (Shut the Beyotch Down! Burn, baby, burn!)
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21 posted on 02/16/2013 2:00:23 AM PST by JoeProBono (A closed mouth gathers no feet - Mater tua caligas exercitus gerit ;-{)
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22 posted on 02/16/2013 2:31:41 AM PST by Daffynition (The essential American soul is hard, isolate, stoic, and a killer. It has never yet melted. — D.H.)
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To: NoCmpromiz

First shalt thou take out the Holy Pin. Then shalt thou count to three, no more, no less. Three shall be the number thou shalt count, and the number of the counting shall be three. Four shalt thou not count, neither count thou two, excepting that thou then proceed to three. Five is right out. Once the number three, being the third number, be reached, then lobbest thou thy Holy Hand Grenade of Antioch towards thy foe, who, being naughty in my sight, shall snuff it.


23 posted on 02/16/2013 2:46:30 AM PST by Stonewall Jackson (Molon Labe!)
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To: NoCmpromiz

It’s not my fault!

I like that he leaped at the investigating Bobby.


24 posted on 02/16/2013 12:38:29 PM PST by Darksheare (Try my coffee, first one's free.....)
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