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    AA Opens Toilet for Pets at JFK, Cats Complain about Hydrant Shape

    Filed under: Airport,American,Animals,Pets — anne @ 12:23 pm
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    Good news for those of us who will be traveling with pets through the American Airlines Terminal at JFK: the carrier has installed a new “Pet Relief Area”.

    It’s a grassy patch of…well, grass…located on the departure level and it includes a lovely red fire hydrant and a “Mutt Mitt” dispenser (and trash barrel) for getting rid of Sparky’s work product.

    Don’t you love PR-speak? A sample: “Pets that travel have comfort needs, too.” The press release goes on to say this gives our “canine or feline friends a final chance to relieve themselves” before hopping on the plane.

    Have you ever tried to get a dog to go? Taken Sparky outside at midnight – and begged him to hurry up because you were desperate to get to bed? Of course you have. And did he go? Of course he didn’t.

    2 Comments »

    1. I recently came across your blog and have been reading along. I thought I would leave my first comment. I don’t know what to say except that I have enjoyed reading. Nice blog. I will keep visiting this blog very often.

      Patricia

      http://largepet.info

      Comment by Patricia — July 25, 2009 @ 1:52 am

    2. Patricia,
      Congratulations: you have just been nominated as “reader of the month”. There is no prize, just the sheer awesomeness of the honor.
      Seriously, thanks for reading. And, welcome!

      Comment by anne — July 25, 2009 @ 7:17 am

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