We Regret To Inform You That People Are Feeding Pet Leeches Their Own Blood

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There are few pets that we’d allow to feast on our blood. A puppy? Sure. A kitten? Lose the attitude and we’ll talk.

For people who keep leeches as pets, it’s a necessity. Just like you should never get a puppy for Christmas, you shouldn’t get a tank full of leeches if you aren’t prepared to feed them copious amounts of blood. 

Yes, it turns out that keeping leeches as pets is a thing, and while with some species it is possible to feed them blood from dead animals (like Angel from Buffy), it turns out there are plenty of

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Pet food made in Oklahoma recalled after 70 dogs die from toxin

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OKLAHOMA CITY (KFOR) – A pet food company says it has increased the number of brands it has recalled due to a dramatic increase in the number of dogs that have died.

In December, Midwestern Pet Foods voluntarily recalled three varieties of Sportmix dog foods and cat foods after 28 dogs died after eating the mix, which has since increased to 70.

The recalled lots of food contained “potentially fatal levels of aflatoxin.” It’s a toxin produced by mold grown on corn and other grains.

The affected products were distributed to online retailers and stores nationwide within the United States,

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County will have hearing on new ordinance about feeding large animal carcasses to domestic animals – Salisbury Post

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SALISBURY — The Rowan County Board of Commissioners on Tuesday will hold a public hearing about an ordinance change that would outlaw the feeding of large animal carcasses to domestic animals in Rowan County.

Bob Pendergrass, director of Rowan County Animal Services, said that the decision to create the potential new ordinance came after his department received a complaint. Pendergrass declined to say exactly who and what the complaint was specifically about, but said that there was nothing in the current county rules that allowed Animal Services to properly address the problem. He’s hoping to change that with the new

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