QuoteOriginally posted by: katastrofaI live in Greater London. Some time ago I got (pwned by) two kittens - they are cool, intelligent (I taught them to fetch, sit, bark, call me when they used the litter box, etc.), well mannered (they don't destroy stuff) and don't smell (unless one doesn't like my perfumes). Then I decided to move out to another flat... after more then a month of calling estate agencies and viewing I still cannot find a decent place (i.e. in a good neighbourhood, where I won't be afraid to go back to after dark) because of the pets. I kept assuring the agents that the cats are cleaner than a regular tenant or offering higher deposit, but it turned out that all (or almost all) private properties within the boundaries of Central London don't allow pets in their lease agreements.I've heard about what's ambiguously called "the complex attitude of Brits to animals and Nature" (hunting, extermination of grey squirrels and badgers, poisoning urban foxes), but what's wrong about keeping pets? What heartless, evil people made this rule?a.It's not just pets, it's also children.In the 1930's guest houses used to have signs outside that said:Quote"No Blacks, No Dogs, No Irish"