Pocket Pets Vendors Prohibited From Malls Nationwide

September 2011

After hearing that a mall was hosting Pocket Pets—a traveling kiosk that sells sugar gliders to impulsive buyers—PETA contacted the mall’s property management group. The company compassionately agreed not to promote or otherwise allow pocket pet vendors at any of the 300 centers it manages throughout 25 states.

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