10-05-2011, 12:27 PM
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News Article - Totally applicable to all pet owners
While reading the paper the other day, I came across this fabulous article. I could totally relate to it, as I do the same thing with my fish. What do you think?
Man Strains To Find Personalities In Pet Fish
October 2, 2011 | ISSUE 47•39
GURNEE, IL—According to friends and family members, 34-year-old Josh Ferguson has really been pushing the bounds of credulity lately by ascribing specific personality traits to his seven tropical fish. "This guy here, he's a bit of a loner," Ferguson told reporters Sunday, pointing at a fish who was, at that moment, swimming in a different part of the tank than the other six fish. "And that fish over there, he can be kind of a jerk." At press time, Ferguson was poring over different varieties of fish-food flakes at his local pet store while explaining to a clerk that each of his fish was an "extremely picky eater."