PAWA members will be providing signs and banners from PETA's "Don't Shop, Always Adopt" campaign for protestors gathered outside this mall location, which is home to "Hannah, the Pet Society". While this company gets some of its pets from rescue organizations, it also gets others from breeders (though they claim not to support puppy mills). Their program is controversial to say the least, with a financial commitmment that resembles a "leasing" situation. In a world full of abused, neglected, and homeless pets languishing in shelters looking to be adopted with minimal one time fees, there is no reason to buy or lease a pet. Be a voice for those homeless pets this year looking to be adopted in shelters AND animals kept in breeding facilities to be sold at pet stores. Meet at the Washington Square Mall entrance at the corner of SW Hall Blvd. & Scholls Ferry Rd. off Highway 217.
If you want to make your own signs, please do. A good focus for your poster, and first step to getting "Hannah" to listen to the public could be, for example..."HANNAH, Just Tell Us...DISCLOSE where you get your pets from! BREEDERS or shelters?"