I am plagued by hordes of rabbits. They eat everything in sight, especially
tender shoots and newly planted stuff. When they get desperate they will
even eat my Red Apple iceplant.
Within the city limits I cannot use a firearm. Would an air rifle be
powerful enough to kill them? Wonder where they go to die. Will I end up
with Rabbit carcasses all over my garden?
Trapping them sounds like a lot of trouble, especially with the high cost of
Any other drastic remedies?
And no, I do not want to cook them. During the depression my wife and I
collected road-kill rabbits and cooked them for supper. During the war (WW
II Germany) we bred them by the hundreds in our backyard and turned them
into sausage. Fortunately we no longer have a need for such desperate
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