Last year, a woman living in a long-term rented suburban hotel in Chicago adopted three rabbits as her pets.
One of the rabbits was spayed, and the other pair – a female and a male – had no obstacles to reproduction, which they took full advantage of, in fact proving the effectiveness of the saying “reproduce like rabbits.” Due to the coronavirus pandemic, housekeeping was canceled, and the Do Not Disturb sign hung on the room door all the time, so the hotel administration did not know for a long time what was happening there. When the number of rabbits reached 47, the woman realized that she could no longer contain this exponentially growing mob, and called for help from the workers of the pet shelter.
All rabbits, including pregnant females, were transported to the shelter, leaving only one spayed to the woman. “Rabbits reproduce as they should,” said a spokeswoman for another animal sanctuary. – So the good intentions of people can give quite predictable unpleasant results. But we do not condemn them, our task is to come to their aid. “
“They breed like rabbits …”