(NEW YORK TIMES) -- An airline just for pets was an act of genius, Martha Hamilton figured. No cold cargo holds for Phoebe, her 10-year-old miniature schnauzer. Attendants would check on her regularly during the flight. There would even be a pet lounge for the emotional goodbye at the airport.
But Ms. Hamilton and Phoebe just finished a three-day cross-country journey — in a car.
The once-loved Pet Airways, created by a California real estate developer, has run into trouble, stranding cats and dogs and leaving their unhappy owners holding the leash.
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