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Girl not amused by 'SNL' joke about her disabled pet chicken

In this photo provided by Mikayla Feehan and taken on April 3, 2019, a pet chicken named Granite Heart tests out a custom wheelchair made by Walkin' Pets in Amherst, N.H. (Mikayla Feehan/Via AP)

UNDERHILL, Vt. (AP) -- A Vermont girl isn't happy that her disabled pet chicken was joked about on "Saturday Night Live."

    The chicken, named Granite Heart, is learning to walk with a custom wheelchair.

    On a recent 'SNL' episode, the television show's "Weekend Update" co-host said she should "just eat the chicken."

    Ten-year-old Alora Wood of Underhill, Vermont, tells NECN-TV that she knows the segment was meant to be a joke, but says what if it was a dog.

    The chicken was born with a deformed foot.

    The girl says: "Any creature, no matter how big, no matter how small, they deserve to have a perfect life."

    The custom wheelchair came from a company in Amherst, New Hampshire, that makes pet wheelchairs.

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