Adoptable Animal of the Week: Lavender

on April 5, 2011

Oakland North is continuing with our feature. Every Tuesday, Oakland Animal Services will spotlight an “Animal of the Week” that’s up for adoption at their facility.  This week it’s Lavender:

Lavender is an English spot bunny. She is a bit shy and could use some extra attention to come out of her shell. She is okay with being held once you have her in your arms and would also be a great friend to another single bunny. Please consider giving Lavender a home. For more photos of her, click here. Visit Oakland Animal Services at 1101 29th Avenue, Oakland, CA and ask to see Lavender. You can also go to www.oaklandanimalservices.org.

Part of the Oakland Police Department, Oakland Animal Services is both an Animal Control unit—which is in charge of the city’s public safety and animal welfare—and a shelter, which helps abused, neglected and abandoned animals within its facility.

1 Comment

  1. Chef O'Hare on April 5, 2011 at 4:26 pm

    Hi,

    If no one wants to adopt Lavendar … I do!

    Chef O’Hares Hare Stew Recipe

    Ingredients
    •1 rabbit, about 3 pounds, cut up
    •1/2 cup all-purpose flour
    •3 tablespoons butter
    •1 cup chopped celery
    •2 medium onions, thinly sliced
    •1 teaspoon seasoned salt
    •1 teaspoon salt
    •dash pepper
    •1 bay leaf
    •4 cups water
    •4 cups dry red wine
    •2 cups diced carrots
    •4 medium potatoes, peeled and diced
    •4 ounces sliced mushrooms, sauteed
    •1/4 cup all-purpose flour
    •1/3 cup water
    Preparation:
    Dredge rabbit pieces with 1/2 cup flour. Melt butter in a Dutch oven over medium heat; brown rabbit pieces on all sides. Add celery, onion, salt, pepper, bay leaf, 4 cups water, and wine; bring to the boil. Reduce heat to a simmer, cover, and simmer rabbit stew for 2 hours. Add carrots, potatoes, and mushrooms; cook for about 25 to 30 minutes longer, or until vegetables are tender. Combine 1/4 cup flour and 1/3 cup water; stir until well blended and smooth. Stir flour mixture into the broth; cook and stir until thickened.
    Rabbit stew recipe serves 4.



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