The Battle for Bunny Land

Miriam Wasser/ The Big Round Table

Miriam Wasser/ The Big Round Table

Cathy Caracciolo is no amateur rabbit breeder. She got her first bunny at a birthday party when she was five, and fifty years later, she still considers herself a rabbit addict. Cathy brings to mind a fondly recalled kindergarten teacher – she is in her mid-fifties, and her bearing and attire of jeans, sweatshirts, and sneakers suggest comfort. She is also a star in the rabbit world.

Cathy is among the nation’s best known breeders of Flemish Giants, a type of rabbit that, as the name implies, are really, really big—often growing to the size of a small dog and weighing as much as eighteen pounds.That she has achieved this status as a woman makes her ascent and position all the more remarkable.

“Once you have a Flemish Giant, you never go back,” she says, pausing to smile at her own joke before flipping the latch on her backyard gate… Continue reading on The Big Roundtable



One response on “The Battle for Bunny Land

  1. Marybeth Golda

    An interesting discussion is definitely worth comment. There’s no doubt that that you need to write more on this subject, it may not be a taboo subject but typically people do not discuss such topics. To the next! Cheers!!

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