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Old 07-29-04, 11:56 AM   #12 (permalink)
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After working at an animal shelter for 3 years, I do understand peoples' views that there are plently of them around.

But also after working at that shelter, I could never do that to them.

Yes, I started with rats as pets, and was disgusted with the idea of feeding them to reptiles. However, after meeting a few snakes, working with them, and understanding the snakes, I now don't mind it.

But, I did have to sell all of my pets, and kept only feeder breeders, and my breeding stock of hairless. Even then, if I had nothing else, the hairless juvies would be food (last resort only though).

In my own religion, I can't justify using a cat or dog to feed my snakes (not that I currently have anything big enough to eat them, but one day).

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