Though Pet Land's 'open door' policy rarely leads to any mishaps, one recent story has everybody talking. Luckily, everything is A-OK in the end! Anyone who visits one of these stores can pet or pick up any animal straight from its enclosure, but one person recently took it a little too far.
Shortly after discovering that one of their ferrets was missing, @petlandnht got him back...along with an 'I'm sorry' card! It certainly was an unusual situation, but we're just glad that the ferret is safe and sound.
That story is such a wild ride! We have no idea what could've compelled someone to steal a ferret (and then return them), but commenter @alishiakinsman8 has a theory. She said, "Why do I get the feeling it was a kid and the parents didn’t know until after ." That's a great guess! Especially with the card, that could very well be the case. Then again--it could be anyone behind this--nobody knows!
Either way, we agree wholeheartedly with @hmmidontknowboutthat, who said: "Aww, the way you approached the situation with kindness and understanding is so wonderful." We admire it so much! A little thoughtfulness goes a long way, whether you're dealing with a person or a ferret.
"Aww at least they gave him back," wrote @bugz.and.feathers. "Loved how they put lots of soft blankets in there for him to feel comfortable." Of course, that's not to say that stealing from a pet store is OK if the pet is taken care of--but it's always best to think and speak with kindness, no matter the situation.
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