Friday News Updates

by Craig Daniels on March 6, 2009

Parrots in Pets Corner
Image by Howard.Gees via Flickr

Funny how easy it is to forget just how many people have pets other then dogs and cats. There are millions of non-traditional pets and many of them will come up against the same plight as dogs and cats during this worldwide economic downturn. In Cleveland I came across this story that is not for the birds.

Dogs and cats aren’t the only pets being shed by families wrangling with rising prices, unemployment or foreclosure.Parrots, some who live into their 80s, need rescuers and new homes, too. Parrot Hope Sanctuary in Northeast Ohio is a network of foster homes and 58 caregivers who took in 115 parrots last year alone, at a cost of $25,000, all donated.Continue Reading

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