Rabbit's Kin is a Merrie Melodies animated short released on November 15, 1952. Bugs' new enemy Pete Puma, doing an imitation of the character Frank Fontaine introduced on The Jack Benny Show named John L. C. Silvoney, and later performed on The Jackie Gleason Show as Crazy Guggenheim. The title is a play on "rabbit skin", but is also a literal term in that Bugs is caring for a "kin", here, another rabbit.
- I thought I'd better see you home, Shorty, on account of I don't trust that sneaking puma any more than I can throw the Big Mo.
- Bugs Bunny: Eh, what's up, Doc?
- Pete Puma: I got a little rabbit in this hole. And I gonna catch the little rabbit and eat him up. Eeeeee!
- Bugs Bunny: A little rabbit? wouldn't you rather have a big rabbit?
- Pete Puma: Er... Yeah!
- Bugs Bunny: Well here I am. Take me.
- Pete Puma: Mmmm, num, num, slurp.
- Bugs Bunny: [slaps Pete's hands] Take your dirty mitts off of me! What do you think you're doing?
- Pete Puma: But you told me to, you told me to, you told me to! [hands Bugs a cigar] How 'bout having a cee-gar?
- Bugs Bunny: Gee, thanks. [sniffs cigar] Mmmm, nice.
- [Bugs sees it's an El Explodo cigar; Pete presents Bugs with a light, but Bugs puts the cigar in his pocket]