Marlon Bundo, the Pence family's rabbit, makes an appearance at the White House

Mike Pence hosted American military families on Tuesday at the White House to celebrate National Military Spouse Appreciation Day -- and a special guest made the event so much sweeter.

There to welcome the children who attended the event were Karen Pence, the vice president's wife, and Marlon Bundo, their pet rabbit.

Kids swarmed to pet the BOTUS, which, of course, stands for Bunny of the United States.

You can even see a delighted Ivanka Trump in the background:

The Pence family also has two cats, Oreo and Pickle, but sadly they were not present.

See photos of Marlon Bundo:

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Mike Pence gets a new pet rabbit
The Pence family has officially arrived in DC. Along for the ride were the family pets - including 2 cats, and bunn… https://t.co/M8yvMUv0mQ
It's been 2 months since the general election and I am just finding out that VP-elect has a rabbit named Marlon Bun… https://t.co/eiXZNrUx6K
Political views aside, you have to admit seeing a bunny exiting Air Force 2 is the best thing this week. #PencesPets #MarlonBundo 😂🐰
Marlon Bundo. My favorite member of the new Administration!! https://t.co/0jhkFp6b90
Just learned Mike Pence has a pet rabbit named Marlon Bundo and now don't see how I'm going to get any work done this afternoon.
Marlon Bundo. Excellent rabbit name. https://t.co/hF98gkwVgO
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