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Last weekend I went to a pet store and wanted to cry. I saw animals with fucking filthy, pooped in water bowls, puppies with weepy, crusty eyes, birds with big chunks of feathers missing off their bodies, and 2 full grown Affrician Grey parrots stuffed i

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Published April 19, 2007.Pet stores

Last weekend I went to a pet store and wanted to cry. I saw animals with fucking filthy, pooped in water bowls, puppies with weepy, crusty eyes, birds with big chunks of feathers missing off their bodies, and 2 full grown Affrician Grey parrots stuffed into 1 small aquariam type cage. These birds have the intelligence of a 3 year old human being. Would you put your toddler in an aquariam? The staff I saw there were 16 year old idiots with little training and no compassion for the animals they work with. I watched one employee stick her hand in a cage of finches, flail and grope around until she managed to grab one of the tiny birds, shove it into a box and sell it to a customer. Then, she had the odasity to bitch to another employee about what a difficult time she had had trying to catch the struggling bird. She probly broke the poor things leg - as well as terrorized it and the others in the cage - treating such a fragile animal so roughly. I hope she gets fired from her job and then chokes. If this is how they behave in their store, I cringe at the thought of how they must treat their animals behind closed doors. And if this is the image they depict to customers, they are certenly not encouraging people to treat purchased animals very well when they bring them home.

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