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« on: March 25, 2009, 11:21:22 pm »

No big surprize here. Petland is hands down the worst. They also treat their fids like crap.

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 “My brother and sister birds, you should praise your Creator and always love him: He gave you feathers for clothes, wings to fly and all other things that you need. It is God who made you noble among all creatures, making your home in thin, pure air. Without sowing or reaping, you receive God’s guidance and protection.”
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My rescued and adopted feathered family...
Zebra Finches - The widow Mary Meeper & her new beau Joey Peepers, Leo and all the "kids"
The Quakes - Jade & Buddy & Ducky
"Sunday" Conure - Bella
Canary Wing Parakeets - Dexter and Morgan
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Fly high little Johnny Meeper  - flew to the Rainbow Bridge 1-6-2010

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« Reply #1 on: March 26, 2009, 01:11:38 am »

I'm glad to see the Humane Society is doing their best to make Petland be held accountable. It's so wrong that puppy mills even exist! There would be far less of them if places like Petland didn't give them business!
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« Reply #2 on: March 26, 2009, 10:37:24 am »

Petland seems to be the worst chain store by far when it comes to animal treatment. I cannot tell you how many different times I have seen stories about cruelty in Petland. Our local Petland closed down last summer, and boy was I glad. They had a caique in there that looked ill as could be and was in a parakeet size cage. I felt so bad for the birds that were there, it broke my heart!
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« Reply #3 on: March 26, 2009, 03:33:57 pm »

Do ya wanna make a difference?
Its easy, cost nothing other than a piece of paper and a envelope and a small fraction of time.

Dear store manager,
I stopped into your store today to check on the animals under your care.
I checked the water to assure it was clean and if the animals had the proper food.
I checked there living conditions to see if they had enough room.
I basically checked everything to assure the animals were being properly cared for.
I have made note of my findings and will be returning to your store in a few days to check on the animals again.



Place the letter in a envelope and seal it, write store manager on the envelope.
Its up to you, either hand it to an employee or the Manager.
Sign it if you wish, it would be better if you did, but not nessasary.

I do this often, keeps them on there toes....and "It Works".

My wife, is not as nice as I am, Pet store managers actually cringe when seeing her in there store.

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« Reply #4 on: March 26, 2009, 05:03:23 pm »

I have never seen a petland store, hope this closes them down once & for all.

BW I like that letter I'm going to cut & paste it to my file to save for future use, thanks.
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