Consumers who unwittingly buy a diseased animal from a pet store could get their money back under a measure approved by the Illinois Senate.
It's similar to someone who buys a jalopy under false pretenses. But in this case, the "lemon" isn't a car.
It's a puppy. Or a kitten.
Someone who buys a dog or cat could get a refund, exchange their pet for a new one, or seek reimbursement for veterinarians' fees.
But only if the pet came from a pet shop. That bothers Republican Senator Dale Righter of Mattoon, as those dogs can cost $1,000.