Bengal Bunny Vandalized AGAIN

This is no good. No good at all. (Image: Shala Howell, Bengal Bunny (c) 2012 Salvatore D’Antona)

In line with our promise to bring you more news on the Bengal Bunny pretty soon after it happens, The Five-Year-Old and I are heartbroken to report that last weekend someone  hacked away at the Bengal Bunny’s face.

That’s the bad news. The good news is that according to Monika Wilkinson of Dedham Shines, the fundraising efforts last week were successful,* and Dedham Shines has enough to cover the cost of repairing the Bengal Bunny. According to Wilkinson, Sal D’Antona will repair the bunny’s ear and face sometime next week. In the meantime, Dedham Shines is working with the Dedham Parks and Recreation department on a plan to prevent future attacks.

The Five-Year-Old and I will keep an eye on the situation and bring you pictures of the restored Bengal Bunny as soon as we can.

*Although the Bengal Bunny Repair Fund is in good shape, Dedham Shines still needs donations to cover the cost of installing the other rabbits ($2400/rabbit).


About Shala Howell

Writer of things ranging from optical network switching white papers to genetic testing patient education materials to historical fiction set in an 1880s asylum. When I’m not scratching my head over pesky characters who refuse to do things how I want them done or dreaming of my next book (which will of course be much easier to write than the current one), my writerly self can be found blogging about life with a very curious Ten-Year-Old at, or musing about books and the writing life at
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