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SMALL PETS = REGRET PURCHASE!

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We receive calls daily at Animal Rescue Organisation from people who are trying to get rid of their small pets. 

Their kids begged them for a small pet which they go off and buy at a pet shop. 3 months later, the kids are bored and Mom no longer wants to clean and feed yet another dependent. 

Pet shops sell them at a cheap price and make money on the accessories. Pet shops also promise to give you two of the same sex but many customers end up with babies a few months later. A visit to the vet, or to sterilise them, also costs just as much as a visit with your cat. 

We appeal to the public to please consider carefully before purchasing a small pet. Small pets take up just as much time as dogs and cats and are not a quick fix when it comes to getting the kids a pet. 

Anmal Rescue Organisation currently has gorgeous friendly bunnies up for adoption, as well as guinea pigs, so if you are keen to get a small pet then please consider rescuing some unwanted discarded little furries that we have in our care. 

Adoption rules and costs apply. 

Please contact Karen on 021 3965511 or email karen@animalrescue.org.za

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