Simon the bunny was 3 feet long. Yes, 3 FEET LONG. Simon, only 10 months, was said to have been travelling from Heathrow to O'Hare in Chicago after being bought by a celebrity owner in the United States. Well, something happened in cargo because the sweet rabbit died. The owner said Simon had no previous health concerns before the flight. United issued this statement:
We were saddened to hear this news. The safety and wellbeing of all the animals that travel with us is of the utmost importance to United Airlines and our PetSafe team.
We have been in contact with our customer and have offered assistance. We are reviewing this matter.
– UNITED SPOKESWOMAN