Yeah, it is hard to 'splain to them to stay in the clover!;-)
PS: cute picture, BUT although rabbits do get our veggies they have fed thousands of us folk through the years! :-O
I think I would have a difficult time butchering one, though I have eaten ones that Daddy hunted. I think if you are going to process game, you need to learn how at a young age so you don't "think" too much about what you are doing.
I try to keep them scared off but I would not hurt one. Even the bigger ones get a pass from me.R