Tuesday, August 30, 2005

The better to EAT you with

Why do we keep Pit Bulls as pets?

A second-grader at an O’Fallon elementary school was attacked by two pit bulls Sunday night while collecting money from a neighbor for her school’s fund-raiser.

This happened in the town where I live.

Come on, people. Whence comes a thrill with owning dangerous pets? If you need to live in fear or danger, take up skydiving.

The town where I live also received international attention recently (this link is from a publication in Australia) when a UPS driver found an albino python loose in his truck. It was scheduled for delivery to some dumb sumbitch who THINKS IT'S A GOOD IDEA TO KEEP A NINE-FOOT SNAKE AS A PET.


Lee Ann said...

Disgusting! I hate snakes. Definitely a fear factor in my life.

Weary Hag said...

Yikes. Wouldn't you like to know some of the other stuff UPS drivers find left behind in their trucks at the end of the day? Lots of packages never make it in one piece. You have to wonder what falls out of them.

Rob Seifert said...

I don't get it either Dave though I suppose I don't care if you want your own private zoo assuming, of course, that you've taken the proper precautions to keep those around you from harm. It's the idiots that let their predators run freely around the neighborhood that piss me off. I was attacked by a German Shepard when I was a kid. His owner witnessed the whole thing and said the dog was just playing. The dog and the owner went unpunished. I will see that any animal who attacks me or my children is put down.