Tuesday, December 1, 2009

Rabbit Throwing

Rabbit Throwing
A small rural town in New Zealand has been forced to cancel one of the highlights on its social calendar - a rabbit-throwing contest.

How the hell does that develop as a sport? You're bored one day, there's a rabbit nearby... why not?

In previous years a 'rabbit throw' has been organised for the local children, who compete to see how far they can hurl a dead bunny.

Well, if it isn't dead when it's launched...

But the event is now off, after New Zealand's equivalent of the RSPCA got wind of it. Animal cruelty inspector Charles Cadwallader says throwing bunnies is sick, saying, "Do you throw your dead grandmother around for a joke at her funeral?"

Well, I don't think the pall bearers meant to. Bet you didn't ask now, eh Charles?

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