It is winter, 2011. Snow for most of the Midwest, a lot of snow. Snow and rabbits. Rabbits can do some amazing redesign work on outdoor material not adequately protected. Spring will come, the snow will go, but the rabbits stay around. A pellet gun can be a useful addition to your bonsai tools. It is noteworthy that the Chinese Year of the Rabbit began Thursday, February 3, 2011.