This week, SPCA officers seized three kittens who had been put up for sale to the highest bidder on eBay by a Pennsylvania woman who runs a pet grooming service in the basement of her home. The young kittens had been mutilated with ear, neck and tail piercings and marketed as “gothic kittens.” Humane officials were tipped off by an eBay user that the pierced kittens were for sale on the online auction site.
SPCA Officer Carol Morrison said it was unbelievable that anybody would do this to kittens. She said that the kittens will be checked by a veterinarian before deciding if they will be placed for adoption. Allegedly, a dog with pierced ears was also found at the home but was not seized.
Charges are likely to be filed against the woman. Here’s a video report:
So, what do you think her punishment should be?