Lacking Muswell Hill rabbit ‘fortunate to be alive’


5:21 PM Could 12, 2022

Up to date:
5:38 PM Could 12, 2022

A ten-year-old lady has been reunited along with her lacking rabbit due to a stranger’s likelihood go to to a fish and chip store.

Isabella Hansen and her sister Melissa had been “completely dejected and heartbroken” when Cookie disappeared from their Muswell Hill residence in Cascade Avenue on Could 7 fearing a fox would get the 18-month rabbit.

Unknown to the women, the unchipped rabbit had been picked up within the gardens of St George’s Lodge and brought by two gardeners from the Backyard Transformation Gardening Firm to the RSPCA in Holloway the identical day.

By likelihood on Could 10 Buckingham Lodge resident Joe visited the Fish Palace and noticed one of many leaflets the women had circulated round outlets within the space.

Cookie, secure and sound after a wild journey

– Credit score: Jay Hansen

“It was fairly a circus however I am glad it had a optimistic final result,” he stated.

“It was simply by likelihood I assumed I fancied some chips on Tuesday and on Monday I might obtained the report from a neighbour who’d seen a rabbit working round.”

He noticed the leaflet and known as Isabella’s mum, Jay Hansen, and informed her what he knew.

She in flip went on the wild rabbit chase, contacting everybody who had seen the rabbit, and following leads till ultimately she was led to the RSPCA in Holloway.

Jay added: “It should’ve been a really fortunate rabbit to cross Muswell Hill to get to us as a result of it is a most important street, plus there are foxes in all places so it was a really, very fortunate escape.

“At one level we had been making a joke that if it was within the allotments that again on to us from Alexandra Palace, not less than it will be nicely fed, which made the youngsters really feel higher that it would not be ravenous.

“Once they did get the rabbit again they had been delighted and the opposite rabbit wasn’t pining any extra.”

Jay stated: “We knew that there was a robust risk that Cookie can be killed by an area fox.

“Joe performed a significant function in making two ladies extraordinarily completely happy.

“We couldn’t thank the RSPCA sufficient. Had we not positioned Cookie once we did, she would have been moved elsewhere as a result of this explicit place solely homes cats.

Cookie back in her hutch in Muswell Hill after family's frantic four day search

Cookie again in her hutch in Muswell Hill after household’s frantic 4 day search

– Credit score: Jay Hansen

“After 4 days Cookie has been discovered completely happy and wholesome and relieved to be residence.”


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