Monterey Co.: 9 rabbits abandoned roadside, $1K reward posted for leads

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By Bay City News Service

The Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals for Monterey County is looking for whoever abandoned nine rabbits on Monday east of Prunedale.%INLINE%

The nonprofit is offering a $1,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person or people who abandoned the nine rabbits in a small storage bin roadside in the area of Crazy Horse Canyon Road and San Juan Grade Road.%INLINE%

The small bin containing three adult, two juvenile and four baby rabbits was found by a passerby and brought to the nonprofit.

Animal abandonment is a crime and the owner or owners could potentially be charged with animal cruelty and other offenses.%INLINE%

Anyone with information about the case or who can identify the rabbits is asked to call (831) 373-2631. To donate and help abused and neglected animals, people can call (831) 264-5421 or visit