CHAPTER 103 – Dear Mom
Abigail overheard Dad saying Mother’s Day was coming. She thought about her mother. She was just a baby when she last saw her mom. A lot had happened since then. “She would be so happy for me,” thought Abigail, “I should write her a letter!”
Hey, it’s me, Abigail. I’m sorry it’s been so long since you’ve heard from me.
I wanted to let you know that my life has turned out well! Remember how you said, “Try and find a good home where some human really loves you and cherishes you as much as I do?” Well, I did!
I got off to a bit of a rocky start. My first family lost interest in me after awhile, and I spent a lot of time in a little cage. I didn’t like that. I wished with all my heart that I could find something better, but I didn’t know how. Luckily, my family did.
One day, a nice man came and rescued me. At first, I was scared. He took me home with him and gave me a big place to live where I can run free all the time. He brings me lots of great food, cleans my litter area, and spoils me with treats every day. But more importantly than that, he’s kind and gentle to me and treats me with respect.
I got really sick once, and he took care of me and held me in his arms every day until I got better. You know how we bunnies judge humans by their actions, not by their words? Well, after that, I knew I could trust him. I can tell he loves me from his actions, and I love him. I call him Dad now.
You’d be very proud of me. I have a job! I am “the resident novelist” at Small Pet Select. My boss is a rabbit named Belinda. She’s awesome. We both want to help humans understand their rabbits better and inspire them be good bun parents. She took a chance and hired me to write about life as a house rabbit. Every week, I write a chapter. Someday, I’m going to put them together and publish a book.
You know how Peter Rabbit once said, “Even the smallest one can change the world”? Well, I know that I am just a little two-pound bunny, but I am going to make the world a better place for rabbits!
Sometimes, I think about you and miss you. I remember the all things you taught me—always keep your coat clean, watch out for moving objects, always know your bolt-to spot, find a good home. Don’t worry about me. I have a good life now. I hope you do, too.