Rabbit's Problem

by Bob Dewar, Mary Lou Dewar, David Dewar, Alan Dewar and Jeff Dewar

Poor Roger Rabbit suddenly had a seizure -- the first one in a month. Fortunately, the medics were quick to arrive. He was whisked off to the hospital in 12.3 minutes. Upon arrival there he was confronted with Sally Snail. She told him how to prevent future seizures. She said, "All you need to do is...

swallow 67 of these anti-seizure tablets. However, they must be taken with 2 quarts of butter milk, which is sometimes difficult to obtain. I suggest that you keep a cow in your back yard so that you will have a ready supply."
"Good idea! But I think we should alert...

my physician, just to make sure..."
"Are you questioning my advice?" demanded Sally Snail. "I'll have you know I'm at least as qualified as any mere physician!" As proof, she flashed a prestigious diploma from a well-known medical school, on which someone had stricken out the name Drake Duck and squeezed in "Sally Snail" next to it. "I ain't no quack!"

Roger was convinced. (His gullibility was one of the side effects of his seizures.) He set out to find a cow. As far as he could figure, the best way to do so would be to start by obtaining some magic beans, so that he would have something to trade for a cow. Unfortunately, magic beans were hard to come by, since the local 7-11 no longer sold them, so Roger had to come up with an alternative.

His plan to obtain a cow was overly complex, relying on ten sets of pulleys and levers, his ability to aggravate the chickens at a nearby farm, two firecrackers, a flint-stone fire, and a few other odds and ends. However, before he could put his plan into action, he suffered another seizure, and was rushed to Dr. Duck's hospital, where he was given far better advice.

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