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Some airlines allow a small pet To stop folk from getting upset But a ‘comfort horse’ Isn’t par for the course I’d challenge this airline’s mindset! I’m allergic to animal fur Of kitties who meow and purr It would drive me insane If pets were on my plane I wonder do others concur! 2/19/20 https://news.sky.com/story/miniature-horse-called-fred-travels-first-class-on-american-airlines-flight-11937051

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Date: 2/22/2020 5:53:00 PM
G'day Jan … I've got a very comforting ten foot python here. How do you think I'll go? I enjoyed your limericks Jan. Certainly food for thought - Lindsay
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Date: 2/20/2020 4:38:00 PM
That is so true. What if a guy near your comfort dog were allergic. Where do they draw the line? Miss not hearing from u lately. In sauna Haha.
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Date: 2/20/2020 5:12:00 AM
THEY ARE FRIENDLY, JUST TAKE IT EASY AND FORGET ABOUT... SALUTE ALKAS
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Date: 2/19/2020 11:34:00 PM
LOL..I love this, Jan. I am an animal lover so this would not bother me. Unless of course, the horse...took my seat. LOL Hugs // Charlie xx
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Date: 2/19/2020 10:00:00 PM
Jan, Why not if it relieves stress. I need the emotional support of a giving, caring crocodile, complete with smile. Plus he's hypoallergenic. -Richard
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Date: 2/23/2020 1:48:00 PM
ha ha ha I was thinking of my pet elephant :-) hugs Jan xx
Date: 2/19/2020 8:13:00 PM
1,000,000% concurrence here: Get those pets off of the plane now! ~ Lassie
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Date: 2/23/2020 1:47:00 PM
thanks GW:-) hugs jan xx
Date: 2/19/2020 11:47:00 AM
Ride on!!, Jan... What's next an Elephant and a Zebra LOL!! Great funny write. :D James
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Date: 2/23/2020 1:45:00 PM
thanks James:-) hugs Jan xx
Date: 2/19/2020 9:30:00 AM
I totally believe this has gotten out of hand. I just don't know anymore Jan... someone had a service bird on a plane and even a pig...I just saw this...https://apnews.com/c78235bd8a3408e39de28847c482ff84
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Date: 2/23/2020 1:45:00 PM
aww that means I can't take my emotional support elephant on my next holiday on a jumbo jet lol:-) hugs Jan xx
Date: 2/18/2020 10:05:00 PM
It's funny how they don't have peanuts on flights anymore - because of allergies! - but a companion horse is OK (and I love horses)
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Date: 2/19/2020 4:05:00 AM
It's a crazy world lol:-) of course this story is going to open up the flood gates to more bizarre creatures going as 'comfort pets' :-( hugs Jan xx
Date: 2/18/2020 7:08:00 PM
Unless your pet, cat or dog, fits in your pocket and its cage under your seat, and id quiet, fine. Otherwise they end up in the cargo area. I've read where animals have frozen to death at those altitudes! Plus animals, like humans, must get certain shots depending on the countries they are going to – all of this isn't cheap. Yout two limericks were well written, Jan. / M
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Date: 2/19/2020 4:04:00 AM
Thanks Maurice, personally I'd prefer not to have any animals on the plane!:-) hugs Jan x
Date: 2/18/2020 6:25:00 PM
i totally agree with you, jan, no matter how cute the pets are! i wrote a poem about someone bringing a peacock on a plane a while back, which i found totally ridiculous. your poem is great!
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Date: 2/18/2020 7:01:00 PM
It beggars belief what some consider to be a comfort pet .... I read the peacock had been refused a seat - I wouldn't allow any animals except in exceptional circumstances like for blind or deaf, that sort of medical need. hugs jan xx
Date: 2/18/2020 4:49:00 PM
There should be a limit on what pets people can bring, Nicely expressed Jan
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Date: 2/18/2020 4:57:00 PM
If it was my way it would be none! I wonder what certificates and injections are needed for them to travel ... and what about err poop and pee and folk like me who have allergies:-( hugs jan xx
Date: 2/18/2020 2:22:00 PM
... let him fly ... he's so cute ... I love his suit ... and fluffy hair ... you can take the next flight, Jan :))) - hugs // Anne-Lise :)
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Date: 2/18/2020 2:49:00 PM
I wouldnt get on if they had pets on - couldnt afford to get asthmatic from the fur - I don't go near horses or some dogs and cats - weird cos we had a cat when i was growing up and i was fine but I always used to get wheezy when we went to stay with my mum's pen pal in Holland - they had a cat:-( hugs Jan xx
Date: 2/18/2020 2:21:00 PM
A horse on a plane, what next, what if he bolted in panic, don't bear thinking about. Hope you had a great time Jan. Tom
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Date: 2/18/2020 2:39:00 PM
It's crazy Tom, so glad they don't allow it in the UK!:-) hugs Jan xx
Date: 2/18/2020 12:31:00 PM
The corona virus kills tourism, but I quite agree with you as I don't like by accosted by pets in a lift, and find it bloody ludicrous to be stuck by one for a 7-hour flight to the mainland! Happy to see you are back in form! Aloha! Rico
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Date: 2/18/2020 2:36:00 PM
Thanks Rico it's amazing what folk are trying to get onto planes as comfort pets... I've read of a peacock and a squirrel being refused ... but a pony is acceptable - it beggars belief and just imagine the smell any pooping or weeing animal would make - yeuk I am glad they dont allow it in the uk! ! I've been away for a while (no animals on the flights lol) but back now:-) hugs Jan xx
Date: 2/18/2020 10:27:00 AM
Enjoyed your poem, Jan. Actually these days I'm thinking about giving up flying at least for a while.
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Date: 2/18/2020 11:50:00 AM
I don't blame you Line - just come back from a break in Madeira - the airports have been frantic especially after recent storms in the uk. :-) hugs Jan xx