Traditionally, most supermarkets dedicate the majority of pet aisle stockkeeping units to dog and cat items. However, a handful of grocers have begun to re-evaluate the array of animal species they cater to and, consequently, products designed for hamsters, birds, fish, ferrets, snakes and other more unusual pets are starting to make an appearance in some stores. According to statistics from Information Resources Inc., Chicago, for the 52 weeks ended Sept. 8, 2002, non-dog/cat pet food ...
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