Wacky Rabbit Prefers Dustpan Over Expensive Bed: A Tale of Furry Quirks

Chloe Whisperwillow

Updated Tuesday, March 12, 2024 at 12:00 AM CDT

Have you ever bought something expensive for your pet, only to find out they prefer a much simpler alternative? Well, that's exactly what happened to one pet owner who splurged on a £50 bed for their indoor rabbit, only to discover that their furry friend had a different idea of comfort.

In a viral social media post shared by Berk (@FuriousPiles), the frustrated pet owner showcased their rabbit's sleeping preference. The image featured two side-by-side photographs that perfectly captured the humorous situation. On the left, there was a plush pet bed, complete with a vibrant rainbow-colored cushion, sitting untouched on a wooden floor. On the right, there was the real star of the show – the rabbit, cozily nestled inside a small, blue, dustpan-like structure.

It's safe to say that the rabbit had found its own unique sleeping spot, and it wasn't the expensive bed that was intended for it. Instead, it preferred the humble dustpan, much to the surprise and amusement of its owner. The rabbit's quirky choice caught the attention of social media users, who couldn't help but find the situation both relatable and wacky.

Among the comments, one user, athelind, cleverly played with words in their reply, gradually revealing the punchline. Starting with "It's a d," then "it's a dus," and finally "It's a dust bu," they left everyone in suspense before ultimately concluding with "It's a dust bunny." This witty comment perfectly encapsulated the comical nature of the situation, combining the colloquialism of a "dust bunny" with the unexpected sight of an actual rabbit comfortably settled in a dustpan.

The post garnered a range of responses from other pet owners who could relate to the unpredictability of their furry companions. Some shared their own stories of pets choosing unconventional sleeping spots, emphasizing the importance of providing them with what they truly desire rather than what we assume they want.

While the expensive bed may have gone unused, the rabbit's unique preference highlighted a valuable lesson – that our pets have their own distinct personalities and preferences. Sometimes, it's the simplest things that bring them the most joy and comfort. As the saying goes, "If I fits, I sits," and this rabbit certainly found its perfect fit in an unexpected place.

So, the next time you find yourself tempted to splurge on fancy pet accessories, remember the tale of this quirky rabbit and the dustpan that stole its heart. Perhaps, just like this rabbit, your pet has its own surprising preferences waiting to be discovered. Embrace their uniqueness and create a space where they feel truly at home, even if it means ditching the extravagant options for something as simple as a dustpan. After all, as pet owners, our ultimate goal is to provide our furry friends with what they truly want, not just what we want them to want.

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Top Comments from Imgur


it's a dust bunny


F.... That's good.


Provide your pets with what they want, not what you want them to want.


Oh good, that's not just a cat thing.


Guess they were swept away by the dust bin.




Why do we get pets with fur warm soft beds, they have fur they get too warm


That’s why you save the receipt.


My bunny use to love to sleep in a rectangular ziplock container… and shoeboxes … idk why!? « If I fits, I sits »?


Take your time.

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