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Old 09-21-04, 09:20 PM   #11 (permalink)
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Originally posted by Scales Zoo
I liked how you put it on the pet rat keepers / breeders in the article I read. Well done!
Well, rat-keepers being blamed may only be slightly better for herp people....there is still the possibility of reactive legislation on part of the city that could affect everyone.

I actually have a number of reasons to suspect a pet-rat breeder...not just the financial viability of such an operation, but the colours of the rats, along with the fact that if they were dumped, a pet-rat breeder would more likely have dumped them alive than simply euthanised then frozen them (as one would assume a feeder-breeder would have no qualms doing). I have since learned of some unpublished leads that seem to be pointing in the direction of a local underground subculture of rat-keepers.
G. A. Christian Bilou, MA, B.Sc.
Director, Reptile Rescue Alberta
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