Woman who married a pet rabbit on a website to keep it away from her husband’s eyes dies

A woman who married her pet rabbit to keep him away from his wife’s eyes has died, her son said.

Apostle Pauline Buttigieg, of Chicago, died on Sunday of lung cancer at the age of 65, her grandson, Pauline Adamson, told CNN affiliate WLS-TV.

She was the wife of Pastor Bob Buttigigieg and the couple had been married since 1997, her granddaughter said.

The couple had two sons and three grandchildren, Buttigeg said.