Monday, 11 July 2011 03:00

Poetic Justice for CAPS

It's poetic justice for CAPS at the former Pet Works Pet Store in the San Diego area. After nearly two years of CAPS protests at Pet Works, the San Diego Humane Society 'moved into' the space last weekend and used the store for a major weekend-long adoption event! It is our hope that mall management in the Grossmont Center in La Mesa will offer the space as a permanent location for the SDHS. Sydney Cicourel, CAPS San Diego Campaign Coordinator said, 'It is win-win for the mall and for companion animals needing homes. After all, mall store fronts for area shelters and rescue groups is the 'new black!'
Publication/Event date: 2011-03-11 Publication name: La Mesa Patch URL for more info: Summary: A month after Pet Works shut down at Grossmont Center in the wake of 22 months of puppy mill protests, the mall sued owner Richard Fuller for $800,000 and attorney fees to recover money owed on its 12-year lease. Then on March 1, alleging that Grossmont Center didn’t protect the pet store from the weekly protests, Fuller countersued for $400,000. Court documents in the civil case reveal that Fuller, an 82-year-old San Diego resident, blamed the protests led by Sydney Cicourel as causing loss of revenue and eventually the shutdown—even though Fuller said in mid-December that he was closing mainly thanks to the poor economy. Continue reading...

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