other exotic animals by their owner last year, who then committed suicide. He wants all owners have a license from the U.S. Department of Agriculture.
Rescue One, a big cat sanctuary in Fairfield County, no longer has a USDA license. Owner Angela Harter says she’s constantly struggling financially while trying to help abandoned exotic animals.
“This is what I get for not just sitting on the sidelines and letting injustice happen to these innocent animals.”
Robert Siders has owned and managed snake farms, and now runs the American Venom Registry. He says if a ban passes, some opponents are r