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4/10/2017 05:58:00 AM
Unloading cat cages like this, must be at least the early '80's.
From my first time to see these RB cages, I realized at once no animal man was consulted on their design. Open sides, ends, and tops allowed no shelter from wind and rain. That the thing was a building show by then did not keep the elements from assaulting the animals in transit, as seen here. It takes one gust of cold, wet wind to start an array of illnesses, and with no protection at all, including from a hot sun, these cages are indefensible.
Roger we had heavy plastic tarps we covered the cat cages in bad weather...they always rode on top of each cage..
Apparently the weather was good and the tarps were not needed. The lions rode in a tunnel car and Charlys tigers rode under the transportation car...bus and other vehicles rode above them.
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