FOUR women are are dressing up as bunnies to raise funds for stray animals.

Ellie Sivills, sisters Helen and Cathy Southall and their friend Rachel Lightfoot are putting on bunny girl outfits to raise funds to build a sanctuary for stray dogs and cats.

They have already raised £4,000 to help the Saltburn Animal Rescue Association (Sara) appeal reach the £250,000 mark.

With Easter in mind, the four are embarking on a fundraising hop around pubs and clubs on Teesside and in North Yorkshire.

They will be in in Great Ayton, Stokesley and Hutton Rugby on Tuesday, March 22, and in Brotton and Loftus on Wednesday, March 23.

They will be visit Skelton on Thursday, March 24.

The girls have already set their sights on beating the £700 they raised last year when they dressed as cats.