It’s never easy to fight a large business in court as the little guy.  Large corporations have bottomless pockets for their lawyers while the little guy must dip into his or her savings account.  In animal cases, things can get very complicated.

In 2013, a grandmother bought her grandson a pet rat from Petco.  The 10-year-old boy, Aiden Pankey, loved the rat.  It seemed harmless, but then one day disaster struck…

A grandmother bought her grandson a pet rat from Petco.  The 10-year-old boy Aidan Pankey loved the rat, but then one day disaster struck…

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The rat bit Aiden, and at first, the family thought nothing of it.  Soon after, Aiden started experiencing severe stomach pains and was rushed to the hospital.  Only hours later, the boy died…

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The reason he died was a rare illness known as Rat Bite Fever.  The parents sued Petco for $20 million in damages but Petco was found not liable.  Watch the full story next…

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