An influencer faced being evicted from his apartment after he got an emotional support duck to help with his anxiety.
Vayne Myers, a 26-year-old influencer, said his duck, Primadonna, helps him cope with anxiety he has suffered all his life after he was abused as a child.
He told the New York Times: Whenever I felt like I didnt matter in the world, Primadonna would comfort him and remind him that something does love you.
I take him in the shower, in the bath, and outside. He follows me wherever I go.
However, Myers and Primadonna were nearly kicked out of their apartment in Tampa, Florida after Myerss landlord discovered the duck, who wears a diaper indoors.
Myers said Primadonna stays in a private yard, unbeknownst to his neighbors, but was found by the landlord during a maintenance visit.
The landlord, who charges a fee for tenants who keep cats, told Myers that ducks were not allowed. He demanded proof that the bird was a emotional support animal prescribed by a doctor.
Myers gave the landlord a letter from his therapist and another from a counselor, but the landlord was not satisfied.
Eventually, Myers hired a lawyer, Matthew Dietz, and filed a complaint of housing discrimination with the DepartmentRead More – Source