American Airlines Flight Attendant Accused Of Bringing Rat To Work

Dan Fastenberg

Louann Giambattista was long known by co-workers for her love of pets. And in many offices, bringing your pet to work is gaining acceptance. But the flight attendant at American Airlines -- who owns a dog, gerbils and hamsters -- saw her reputation take a nosedive when three colleagues claimed to have seen her sneak her pet rat onto a plane and feed him dinner rolls. That's not even the most disturbing part of their story, either.