stories based on the lives of animals in an urban underworld
jungle. The stories are focused around a family of outlaw rabbits who
are fixtures in the criminal activities taking place in the
jungle while trying to maintain a balanced life and family
structure.Deceit and mistrust lead the rabbits down a dark
rabbit hole of revenge and murder. There are no
happily-ever-after’s in these stories. Join the Jackson rabbits as
they navigate their way through the urban jungle using their Animal
Story 5: YOU CAN’T SLICK A CAN OF OIL
Sly stood admiring himself in the mirror, his tailormade suit with the rabbit fur on the collar.
‘Man, I’m a smooth dude,’ he thought.
And that he was—a slick-talking, hard-hustling, leopard that had been in the game a long time. He’d started in the game as a “lookout” for a numbers racket a long time ago. That numbers racket was also run by dogs, but of a different kind. Larry Fox was the head of the numbers syndicate at that time, which was a family business that had been protected by brutal force.
Larry had a daughter, Groovy, who was one raw fox. Her dad had shown her the ropes because he knew one day he would be passing it down to her. She was a student of the game and had studied well. Groovy had always been a real one, nothing fake about her, and man could she dress. That was a trait she’d picked up from her dad, who’d always told her, “Sugar, always dress for the position you want, not the one you’re in.” That had stuck with her.
Sly wasn’t always so sly, on the other hand. His days as a lookout had come as a result of his humble beginnings. Sly’s family had been poor. A project cat since birth, all he’d ever wanted was to make a better way for his family. His mom was a hard-working maid