Media and Promotion Office, (2001) News release: Heard the one about the sun-bathing rabbit who nearly 'Doug' his own grave? Other. University of Central Lancashire, Preston.
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Issued by: Alan Air
University of Central Lancashire
HEARD THE ONE ABOUT
ABOUT THE SUN-BATHING
RABBIT WHO NEARLY 'DOUG'
HIS OWN GRAVE?
A LAID-BACK pet rabbit called Doug was reunited with his tearful eight-yearold
owner after going AWOL for several days.
The grey-coloured, floppy-eared rabbit was discovered sun-bathing on a
university car park.
And had it not been for the quick thinking of university administrator Janet
Comes - who found him lying on the tarmac - it is likely that Doug would have
"It was a lovely sunny morning and he was just lying there enjoying the nice
weather," said Janet.
"Cars were coming and going but he seemed oblivious to them all. So I picked
him up and brought him into the office where I work."
After putting up posters in and around the area and placing an advert in the
Lancashire Evening Post his grateful owners eventually turned up to claim the
Rose .Jones - who lives on the Leighton Street caravan site next to the university
car park - spotted a poster and recognised Doug as her daughter Tina's missing
She said: "Tina left him on a verge to eat the grass and was absolutely
heartbroken when he wandered off. She loves Doug, who is named after her
uncle, and is delighted to have him back."
• Rose has agreed that Tina may be photographed with Doug.
• Please contact Alan Air on Tel: 07974 765870 for further details.
|Item Type:||Monograph (Other)|
|Uncontrolled Keywords (separate with ;):||rabbit; university; car park|
|Schools:||Specialist Services > Advancement|
|Deposited By:||Malgosia Bagot|
|Deposited On:||25 Jun 2013 09:20|
|Last Modified:||17 May 2016 12:41|
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