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Nightmare scenarios as travelers attempt to fly with pets amid coronavirus

What started as a complicated international move for Elizabeth Johns, an Australian hairstylist who has lived in Mexico for the past 10 years, has become a $40,000 nightmare as she tries to navigate the COVID-19 pandemic with her pets — four Persian cats and one dog.

Last July, Johns began planning to move back home to Australia with her pets because Mexico had become too dangerous a place to live, she said.

Australian customs won’t allow animals to be imported directly from Mexico, so in early February, Johns drove north to San Diego, her cats meowing the entire trip in

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