You can't sell a live pet on e-Bay.
The Internet auction site had planned to create a category featuring ads from animal shelters and breeders, but canceled the idea after receiving thousands of angry letters.
E-Bay has long banned the sale of live animals except fish and snails. But last weekend, an e-Bay manager posted a message online that said the company was considering lifting the ban.
Users said they were worried the listings would encourage puppy mills, where animals are sometimes bred in unsanitary conditions.