In what has become a rite of passage for a growing number of bunny owners, Disneyland is allowing guests to bring their beloved pets across the park for the first time since 2011.
But in the past few years, there have been instances of animals crossing the park to the amusement park’s attraction.
One such incident happened last year when an 8-year-old bunny named Misty was hit by a vehicle in the park.
In a post on her Facebook page, Misty’s mother wrote, “We have a 4 year old boy that just got home from his first day of school.
Misty was playing with her and she got in the way of the driver’s door and he slammed on the brakes and he ended up breaking Misty’s leg.”
Judy Animal Crossing at Disneyland has been on the books since 2019, and since that time, the park has not had an incident involving a bunny crossing the attraction.
However, a bunny is permitted to cross the park at the request of a family member.
The family of Misty was not able to get to the park during the day, but when they got there, they found the little bunny was suffering from a broken leg.
Misty’s mom posted, “It took our 4 year-old boy over an hour to get out of the park, but he managed to get home with her.”
In a statement to Fox News, Disneyland said, “Judy was not injured in any way.
We understand the pain and loss that the family has experienced, and we appreciate their patience as we work through the logistics.”
Disneyland says that as long as the bunny is able to be safely brought back to the theme park, guests can bring their pets into the park until they are ready to visit again.
However the park is also advising that guests with small animals may not be able to bring pets in due to the severity of the injury.
Disney has added that any pet that is in need of a veterinary care, should not be brought into the attraction until a vet has examined the pet.
Disney says the park will also offer free pet-friendly meals for guests, with the exception of large animals.
The park will be offering pet-free meals starting at 7 a.m. on Wednesday, March 18, and at 11 a.g. on Friday, March 21.