Sale of Sick Bird Blamed for Death of Veteran

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Originally Posted: July 19 2008

Sale of Sick Bird Blamed for Death of Veteran

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PetSmart is in the news yet again for problems related to the sale of live animals. A recent wrongful death lawsuit alleges that PetSmart is to blame for the death of a 63-year-old father and Vietnam War veteran from Texas who died of psittacosis or “parrot fever.”

Sale of Sick Bird Blamed for Death of Veteran
https://secure3.convio.net/bfusa/site/Advocacy?pagename=homepage&page=UserAction&id=188 

RELATED INFORMATION:

Thousands of Parrots Smuggled in Indonesia
http://www.bornfree.org.uk/news/news-article/?no_cache=1&tx_ttnews%5Btt_news%5D=180 

Exotic Birds
http://www.morebeautifulwild.org/a_home.php 

PetSmart Cruelty
http://www.petsmartcruelty.com/ 

Freeing the Caged Bird
http://www.satyamag.com/nov04/mccarthy.html 

Avian Rescue Online
http://www.avianrescue.org/organizations.html 

RELATED VIDEOS and IMAGES:

Angel’s Story, Another PetSmart Casualty
http://blog.peta.org/archives/2008/06/birds_from_pets.php 

A Bird Mill Exposed
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gP3-bQcYirA 

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