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I usally feed the dogs 1 cup each of high protein, low carb dog food a night. If they each eat 2 baby rabbits on their "walk" this evening, how long should I give them the cold shoulder?
 

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No kisses tonight!
I will echo-- EWWWWWW!

(you know your post sounded like one of those math problems...if a train leaves the station at 4 pm traveling west, etc. etc.)
 

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Hee, Hee - that's what I wanted it to sound like - I especially liked the fact that the question in the end had no connection to the question at the start. Oh - and you all can make that answer an estimate if you want too!
 

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I usally feed the dogs 1 cup each of high protein, low carb dog food a night. If they each eat 2 baby rabbits on their "walk" this evening, how long should I give them the cold shoulder?
It's a trick question, isn't it? Don't you need the wind speed and direction to figure it out?
 

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I figured it was a good start to feeding the "prey diet". They were well into the bunnies by the time I got over to them - they were snuffing around in a brushy area that they always check out - but then I heard that tell-tale high-pitched sound of...... Oh, by the way - just a little wind, cool air, no rain.....
 

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I just started my yearly ritual of fishing the dead baby bunnies out of my pool. I could send them to you if it would help out. No charge, but dry ice might be a good idea.
 

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I figured it was a good start to feeding the "prey diet". They were well into the bunnies by the time I got over to them - they were snuffing around in a brushy area that they always check out - but then I heard that tell-tale high-pitched sound of...... Oh, by the way - just a little wind, cool air, no rain.....
I used to feed whole rabbits when I fed the whole prey diet. I'd say since they were babies that's probably not going to add that much in terms of calories/protein. I'd just view it as a treat.
 

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Letsee... fur is relatively high in carbs but the bone marrow and meat would represent good protein and fiber.... So the caloric offset would be equivalent to maybe a scoop of kibble each, minus the cals expended in catching the li'l critters......

<<pulls out #2 pencil and begins scribbling>>
 

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So they got the cold shoulder for about 5 min. I gave them each a mildbone dog biscuit, but then wasn't going to feed them anymore because I really thought they would be full - silly me - it's not about being full - it's about the "routine", and Emilu was still waiting for that bowl of food at 9:30 last night, so I gave them each "supper" of about 1/2 cup food, which made them happy.
 
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