Merry Christmas from TAS South! That's one of our staff, Nicola, grinning because the shelter was closing early and everyone got to go home! And that's our donation tree - all that stuff cluttering up the bottom are donations from people feeling especially generous this holiday season. By the way - last count, we sold at least 15 of my cards ($60!).
We had a very elaborate set-up for this holiday shoot - seriously, they are quickly getting out of control. It's just so much fun! If you squint, you can see Luna in the middle there.
I very earnestly suggest that you click on the photos to look at the larger version, because they look so much better.
We had fake Christmas lights, which were a favourite of Rudolph the dwarf hamster (don't worry, he couldn't really eat them). All four of Rudolph's daughters have been adopted in the past week!
His son Donner preferred the Santa hat and pinecone decorations.
Marbles also liked the pinecones, although what she really wanted was to chew the fake candy cane behind them.
Ebony preferred the little Christmas tree, probably because she found a healthy, tasty present waiting for her! Hey, sometimes it takes bribery to get these photos.
Juliet posed very nicely, don't you think? Romeo wanted absolutely nothing to do with the photoshoot, and scolded me very loudly when I took Juliet.
On to the rabbits! Elf did not especially like his "Jingle collar" but doesn't he look dashing?
This may be my crowning achievement. This is Annabelle, who was just transferred to us from North. And she is wearing an elf hat, complete with fake elf ears. And it actually stayed on.
These two are also new, sisters only a few months old. Cute as buttons and completely insane - in other words, completely normal teenage bunnies!
Cocoa, the more adventurous of the two, really loved the fake poinsetta. (Look at the ears! Such lovable ears!)
Cinnamon is the quieter of the two. Hey, how many days is it until Christmas?
Jingle is another new one, the most laid-back rabbit I've ever seen and a perfect little Dutch. Hey, I think it might be less than one day until Christmas now!
I'm sitting here with a cockatiel sleeping on my chest and a rabbit sprawled at my feet. I hope your Christmas Eve is just as sweet!
Edited to add: Haha, I just went back to look and realized that I used the same title last Christmas Eve. It's a classic!