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One Girl's Mission To Re-Classify Pygmy Goats

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KUOW Photo/Jenna Montgomery
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Ava Anissipour and her goat Juju visiting the KUOW studios.

Ava Anissipour is on a mission to convince Federal Way to re-classify pygmy goats as pets, not livestock. Anissipour has had a pygmy goat since she was nine years old; she's 12 now.

Anissipour says pygmy goats make perfect household pets: affectionate, smart and well behaved. The Federal Way City Council plans to vote on pygmy goat classification in the coming weeks.

Marcie Sillman sat down with Anissipour to talk about her efforts.

Produced by Hannah Burn.