Gilly's Great Days
September 28th 2012 2:12 pm
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" The mother rabbit watched the days turn into nights, but her babies did not die. They were healthy, lively and just beginning to open their eyes. But out of all four one stood out the most. A female, she was snow white with crimson tipped ears and tail. So in a fitting way the mother had named her Penny. But her other little children were unique as well, Boston had the greenest eyes she had ever seen, Landon, another male had silver swirls throughout his fur, and the final male Rikky had a small patch of fur on his pure white coat that was the beholder of a marking that looked like a face with a twisted expression. But she didn't worry, her babies were all unique in their own way and that was what mattered to the mother rabbit. But for now she had to take it one day at a time. Her babies needed protection, not a mother who didn't care for them. A cool breeze curled it's way into the burrow, and the babies curled closer to the mother's fur so that the cold didn't penetrate their skin. The mother knew the feeling of the cold, she had endured seven Iowa winters, and nearly ten blizzards. One of which killed her dearest sister Abelina. But the past was the past and things needed to move on slowly but surely. So the mother closed her eyes and let sleep curl it's black fingers around her eyes and pull her into a sleep of which she would never wake." TO BE CONTINUED.....