21. City Welcomes New Store and Its Owners

The city of Armada opened its arms to new business on Huntington Drive at First Street. store, called Turtle Dove, is a pet shop in two kinds of animals. The owners are brothers, Bill and Bob Pidgin. They moved here the northern California town of Santa Rosa, where owned an ant farm store called Antimal House. store was such a success that after five they sold it for a big profit.
They it easy for a couple of years, traveling the states. “We visited almost every zoo in country, partly because we love animals and partly we were looking for inspiration for our next ,” said Bill. They finally decided on turtles and . “They’re easy to feed and care for, and animals live a long time,” said Bob.
The will be open from 9:00 a.m. to 9:00 .m. Wednesdays through Saturdays. “We think those are hours our customers will find very convenient. Plus, the days off gives us a chance to go the woods and find more critters. We never our animals; we always try to collect them the wild. That way we can pass on savings to our customers. And, of course, by these animals from their natural habitat, we protect from being devoured by their natural enemies. So customers are happy, our animals are happy, and ’re happy. It’s a win-win for all of us.”