Monday, October 18, 2010

Basil the Bunny is in Intensive Care. Please pray for his recovery!

If you read this blog regularly you already know I'm a loon. I'm particularly loony when it comes to animals. Last week, our good friend Kathy Blumenstock (who writes for our KnitchMagazine) let us know about Basil the Bunny in Edinburgh.

Poor Basil was not treated well by his original owners and was rescued by a local animal protection group. He's now in a foster home where he's being treated with loving care. You can see that he needs to wear bunny socks. That's because his paws were so badly injured as a result of mistreatment.

Unfortunately, over the weekend, Basil took a turn for the worst. So he needs our prayers. If any of you have a special prayer line to St. Francis of Assisi, please let him know that Basil needs his help.

Yarnmarket has contributed a gift certificate to help with fund-raising. We sure do hope that Basil gets better. He looks like a very sweet bunny and Alex and I are hoping to meet him if we make it to Edinburgh next summer.

You can click here to learn more about Basil.

Amazing world we live in, isn't it? Who would have thought that a sick bunny in Edinburgh would get worldwide attention?


Michelle said...

Funny you should mention St. Francis. I work for the Franciscan Spiritual Center run by the Sisters of St. Francis of Philadelphia. I'll put in a good word.

Deborah Knight said...

That's wonderful! Thank you. Your prayers are much appreciated.

I had the opportunity to visit Assisi this summer and it was a truly moving experience. It was so beautiful and so peaceful that I wanted to stay there. (I want to stay at every church and monastery I visit.)

Thank you for your prayers for Basil. Please thank the Sisters on my behalf!

Church of the Holy Sepulcher said...

My husband and I were moved by your prayer.
We are praying that the Lord will help you in your situation.
When we find our self in hard times we use a service called…hope you find it helpful.
God bless you.

Jan D. said...

Oh, that poor bunny looks so sad!! Yes, you're a loon...but your heart is definitely in the right place!


Deborah Knight said...

Thanks, Jan! This is what happens when you live your life according to the philosophy of Elwood P. Dowd.

You're nuts. But you're a friendly, harmless sort of nut.