The need for Oreos to be indicted of war crimes before we acknowledge we are eating too many of them, and foods like them, says something profoundly disturbing about our culture. How bad is bad enough?
The healthiest diet for pet rabbits, guinea pigs, and other small herbivores is a hay mixture and/or fresh grass, herbs and green leafy vegetables, plus a very limited amount of pelleted feed for vitamin and mineral supplementation.
If your pet ingests rodent bait containing warfarin, there will be no symptoms to alert you right away. Your dog or cat won't throw up or seem sick, and in fact, a lot of pet owners don't even know their animal has ingested bait.
No matter where you travel, or who you leave behind, the end goal is to make your pet's day consistent and routine. Select an option that will give you the greatest peace of mind. Now pack up, unplug, and enjoy yourself. Bone voyage!
These products are designed to kill quickly by interfering with the blood's natural clotting ability. When mammals (including humans) and birds consume these poisons either directly or indirectly, bleeding to death is the gruesome outcome.
I am not afraid of much. I have hiked through the Andes and the Himalayas, zip-lined through a Mexican jungle, driven on motorcycles far too fast. I have given birth to three children and beaten off two separate muggers intent on grabbing my purse.
What seems to provoke disgust is the co-presence of death with pulsing life: the corpse being consumed by bacteria and worms, living things turned to dead pulp in digestion, bleeding wounds, scurrying rats in graveyards.
As far as I can see, there's only one solution to the terrifying new reality of mice on planes, and I think you probably know what it is: Every flight, international or domestic, will be required to carry Samuel L. Jackson on board.