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WN refuses to allow young woman to bring pet fish onboard

Old Dec 17, 18, 10:53 am
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WN refuses to allow young woman to bring pet fish onboard

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Old Dec 17, 18, 11:21 am
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Well, it wasn't on a leash, so I don't blame the airline.
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Old Dec 17, 18, 12:49 pm
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Good.

How do you get a fish in less then three ounces of water anyway?

Must have not been all the important of a pet if the flight was more important and they were willing to abandon it in the end.

...and this is coming from a fellow pet lover.
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Old Dec 17, 18, 12:52 pm
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Pet fish?
Fish tanks and the fish in them are furniture, not pets.
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Old Dec 17, 18, 1:40 pm
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Originally Posted by PAX62 View Post
Good.

...and this is coming from a fellow pet lover.
I agree. She has learned a valuable lesson: You cannot always take everything with you at all times and expect full accomodation everywhere. The mature thing to do would be to arrange for someone to care for the fish while she is gone. There are services for that nowadays; I have to use one to feed my cat when I am gone.
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Old Dec 17, 18, 1:52 pm
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If I needed to travel with a pet fish I'd be humiliated too.
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Old Dec 17, 18, 2:29 pm
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I am still LMAO about this
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Old Dec 17, 18, 2:32 pm
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Did she try to claim that it was an emotional support fish?

BTW wasn't there a story like this a year or two ago that resulted in some college student flushing the dearly beloved pet down an airport toilet?
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Old Dec 17, 18, 2:55 pm
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Originally Posted by MSPeconomist View Post
Did she try to claim that it was an emotional support fish?

BTW wasn't there a story like this a year or two ago that resulted in some college student flushing the dearly beloved pet down an airport toilet?
Yes. I believe it was a hamster.
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Old Dec 17, 18, 2:56 pm
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Originally Posted by MSPeconomist View Post
Did she try to claim that it was an emotional support fish?

BTW wasn't there a story like this a year or two ago that resulted in some college student flushing the dearly beloved pet down an airport toilet?
It was a pet hamster earlier this year.

https://www.nbcnews.com/storyline/ai...denied-n846116
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Old Dec 17, 18, 8:35 pm
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Originally Posted by Peoriaman1 View Post
I agree. She has learned a valuable lesson: You cannot always take everything with you at all times and expect full accommodation everywhere. The mature thing to do would be to arrange for someone to care for the fish while she is gone. There are services for that nowadays; I have to use one to feed my cat when I am gone.
I first read your post as feeding a pet fish to your cat LOL I am assuming the container she had the fish in would not have fit into her purse or some other small carry on she could stow under the seat? As the saying goes: out of sight, out of mind.
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Old Dec 17, 18, 10:01 pm
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If the fish was small enough to fit into a liquid amount small enough for TSA, I don't know how an airline would even be aware of the fish and its water.
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Old Dec 17, 18, 10:05 pm
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Originally Posted by toomanybooks View Post
Powless said she never had any problems bringing Cassie along on her usual Southwest flight.

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"I have traveled with it. I had it in my container too. Maybe they just didn't make a big deal out of it at the time?" Powless said.

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She eventually found a traveler on another airline that allows fish on board to care for Cassie on her behalf.
Any idea what that other airline might be? And how she managed to get poor Cassie onto previous WN flights?

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Old Dec 18, 18, 12:23 am
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I would have preferred to have the fish as a seat neighbor than the great dane dog which was on our flight last Saturday.
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