A grooved tortoise at a pet supplies expo. One complaint involved the alleged sale of a pet owner’s beloved tortoise. Photo: Nora Tam A grooved tortoise at a pet supplies expo. One complaint involved the alleged sale of a pet owner’s beloved tortoise. Photo: Nora Tam
A grooved tortoise at a pet supplies expo. One complaint involved the alleged sale of a pet owner’s beloved tortoise. Photo: Nora Tam

Dead lizards and tortoise put up for sale: pet owners take grievances with animal service companies to consumer watchdog

  • Complaints filed with Consumer Council allege pet companies mishandled relocation of animals
  • In one case, a pet shop sold a young Maine Coon cat for HK$14,280 only for the animal to later die from disease

Topic |   Consumer protection in Hong Kong
A grooved tortoise at a pet supplies expo. One complaint involved the alleged sale of a pet owner’s beloved tortoise. Photo: Nora Tam A grooved tortoise at a pet supplies expo. One complaint involved the alleged sale of a pet owner’s beloved tortoise. Photo: Nora Tam
A grooved tortoise at a pet supplies expo. One complaint involved the alleged sale of a pet owner’s beloved tortoise. Photo: Nora Tam
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