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SF Animal Control Commission seeks ban on goldfish
San Francisco Chronicle ^ | 6/15/11 | Matier and Ross

Posted on 06/15/2011 11:31:29 AM PDT by GSWarrior

San Francisco's ever-active Animal Control and Welfare Commission has renewed its push for a pet sale ban in the city - only this time, it even covers goldfish.

The idea is to put the squeeze on puppy and kitten mills that supply pet stores, and to discourage "impulse buys" of hamsters and other small pets that often wind up being dumped at shelters.

But goldfish, guppies and tropical fish?

(Excerpt) Read more at sfgate.com ...


TOPICS: Culture/Society; Government
KEYWORDS: ca; fruitsandnuts; goldfish; sanfrancisco; sf; wackos

1 posted on 06/15/2011 11:31:34 AM PDT by GSWarrior
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To: GSWarrior

California is truly the land of the insane. America should just sell California to Mexico.


2 posted on 06/15/2011 11:33:40 AM PDT by ilovesarah2012
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To: GSWarrior

When goldfish are outlawed, only outlaws will have goldfish.


3 posted on 06/15/2011 11:34:46 AM PDT by EQAndyBuzz (Sarah Palin, the only candidate to be vetted by the NY Times, the Washington Post and NBC.)
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To: GSWarrior

But they have no problem with the murder for money killing of the most innocent little babies.


4 posted on 06/15/2011 11:38:40 AM PDT by chiefqc
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To: ilovesarah2012

It’s not a metaphor. The inmates really are running the institution.


5 posted on 06/15/2011 11:39:28 AM PDT by samtheman
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To: GSWarrior

What about gerbils? You can still by a couple of gerbils on a Saturday night in San Francisco, can’t you?


6 posted on 06/15/2011 11:39:52 AM PDT by Steely Tom (Obama goes on long after the thrill of Obama is gone)
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To: EQAndyBuzz

I thought thy stuffed the hamsters up their axx.


7 posted on 06/15/2011 11:40:16 AM PDT by Waco (Nominate Palin or forget 2012 you lost)
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To: EQAndyBuzz

I thought they stuffed the hamsters up their axx.


8 posted on 06/15/2011 11:40:46 AM PDT by Waco (Nominate Palin or forget 2012 you lost)
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To: ilovesarah2012

Being a Californian (for the time being), I know the insanity factor would be diminished considerably if California could get rid of San Francisco. But, that’s only a start.


9 posted on 06/15/2011 11:41:04 AM PDT by Jagdgewehr
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To: GSWarrior

I never thought I would live to see a black market for light bulbs and goldfish!


10 posted on 06/15/2011 11:41:08 AM PDT by ilovesarah2012
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To: GSWarrior

A little-known provision of this bill is that penalties will be tripled if the goldfish are found to be circumcised.


11 posted on 06/15/2011 11:45:31 AM PDT by Attention Surplus Disorder (Tired of being seen as idiots, the American people went to the polls in 2008 and removed all doubt.)
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To: GSWarrior

Hamsters and other pet rodents live how long? Two or three years? I find it hard to believe abandoned hamsters is a problem.


12 posted on 06/15/2011 11:45:49 AM PDT by GSWarrior
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To: GSWarrior

My photo would be up on a SF post office if they ever saw my 250 gal salt water reef aquarium.


13 posted on 06/15/2011 11:47:54 AM PDT by NavyCanDo
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To: GSWarrior

Lemmiwinks is keeping close tabs on this.


14 posted on 06/15/2011 11:51:01 AM PDT by BulletBobCo
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To: GSWarrior
I used to buy

to feed to


15 posted on 06/15/2011 11:59:32 AM PDT by Malone LaVeigh
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To: GSWarrior
SF Animal Control Commission seeks ban on goldfish

I would have to switch to the slightly less precious silverfish for pets.


16 posted on 06/15/2011 12:13:07 PM PDT by KarlInOhio (Extremism in the defense of liberty is no vice! Tea Party extremism is a badge of honor.)
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To: ilovesarah2012

San Francisco isn’t representative of the state.


17 posted on 06/15/2011 12:23:06 PM PDT by DB
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To: ilovesarah2012

If that were to occur, where would you go to blog? FR is headquartered in Fresno, CA. So by extension, I guess you think that Jim Rob and the rest of us Conservatives who happen to live in this beautiful State of California are insane. Please, if you are going to make moronic statements go over to the DU. California is a wonderful place despite our current problem with RATS, which, over time will be corrected. I notice you don’t go after NY, MA, CT,RI in your rant. Why not? They are probably more problematic than California is. Personally, I’m getting really pissed off at types like you, who probably live in a state that is at least as big a sheist hole as is California, smuggly continue to call for our “sale to Mexico.” Why don’t you try to do something positive?


18 posted on 06/15/2011 12:24:33 PM PDT by vette6387 (Enough Already!)
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To: GSWarrior

What? They aren’t too busy trying to ban circumcisions?


19 posted on 06/15/2011 2:20:01 PM PDT by Emperor Palpatine (Here you are in the Ninth - two men out and two men on.)
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To: samtheman
It’s not a metaphor. The inmates really are running the institution.

Not for long. Under court order, they are about to release a whole lot of inmates who were supposed to serve a lot more time.

20 posted on 06/15/2011 3:12:38 PM PDT by Pollster1 (Natural born citizen of the USA, with the birth certificate to prove it)
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To: Pollster1

I feel sorry for the good people of CA. They suffer along with the stupid majority.


21 posted on 06/15/2011 3:54:05 PM PDT by samtheman
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To: Steely Tom

You can still by a couple of gerbils on a Saturday night in San Francisco, can’t you?

No, but you could probably RENT a pair, still Knowing
SanFran they probably have some sort of communal
Gerbil district where you just pick up whatever free
gerbils are running around, as long as you bring them
back...clean?


22 posted on 06/15/2011 4:00:55 PM PDT by tet68 ( " We would not die in that man's company, that fears his fellowship to die with us...." Henry V.)
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To: Emperor Palpatine

They aren’t too busy trying to ban circumcisions?

My god, they’re circumcising gerbils now?
Is it for health reasons or just for looks?


23 posted on 06/15/2011 4:03:20 PM PDT by tet68 ( " We would not die in that man's company, that fears his fellowship to die with us...." Henry V.)
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