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#1 fortfan

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Posted 21 October 2014 - 10:39 AM

I bet $140,000 would even have Slice considering it!

An Australian couple selling their multi-million-dollar home had a tough decision to make when the buyer refused to close the deal unless he could also have their cat, Tiffany. The Perceval family agreed to the proposal in exchange for an extra $140,000, news.com.au reported. They don't seem to have any regrets.

The exchange started as a joke, after the potential buyer's child "fell in love" with Tiffany during a walkthrough of the house. Fran Perceval said the family would be willing to sell the cat, who she described as "ornamental," because Tiffany already "believes the house is her property."

The man bidding on their 5-bedroom, $2.2 million house decided to take her seriously.

"The buyer wouldn't sign the contract unless he got the cat, so as far as I'm concerned, he can have the cat," said the family's real-estate agent, who was not required to give up any beloved pets as part of the deal.

The Percevals are still working things out with their 19-year-old son, Sam, who bought Tiffany at a pet shop. "She was ... the last of the litter, and he felt sorry for her," Fran told news.com.au.

"We're thinking we'll put $20,000 in a pile next to the cat and say to Sam: you choose," said the mom, who seemed delighted as she told reporters Tiffany is "the most expensive cat in Australia."

Sure, Tiffany will continue living in a familiar house and have a new family to take care of her, but laughing about the sweet deal you got for your son's cherished pet just seems like rubbing it in.

The Percevals say they're considering adopting a new cat after they move. They also have two dogs, two rabbits, and fish. They haven't said how much money they would accept in exchange for those pets.




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Posted 21 October 2014 - 01:02 PM

I'd sell anything for $140,000.00

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Posted 22 October 2014 - 01:18 AM

ABSO-FREAKIN-LUTEY NOT!!!!!!

Would you give up your kid for any amount of money?!?!
I've actually had this REAL conversation 'cause financially family's worried 'bout my circumstances and could definitely use the extra $200+/month here it takes to feed my outside cats and two large dogs, but they're my "babies". (Just recently lost my last bird, so a bit less)
If it'd come to where I couldn't feed them, buy tags, I immunize, etc, well, I guess I'd have to; but I wouldn't eat before that happened.
I love my pets like my child and they're not readily transferable... Even for $140,000.

Btw, I hope those ppl NEVER get another pet in their lives! Ugh! Despicable!
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Posted 22 October 2014 - 06:49 AM

View Postslice slice baby, on 22 October 2014 - 01:18 AM, said:

ABSO-FREAKIN-LUTEY NOT!!!!!!

Would you give up your kid for any amount of money?!?!
I've actually had this REAL conversation 'cause financially family's worried 'bout my circumstances and could definitely use the extra $200+/month here it takes to feed my outside cats and two large dogs, but they're my "babies". (Just recently lost my last bird, so a bit less)
If it'd come to where I couldn't feed them, buy tags, I immunize, etc, well, I guess I'd have to; but I wouldn't eat before that happened.
I love my pets like my child and they're not readily transferable... Even for $140,000.

Btw, I hope those ppl NEVER get another pet in their lives! Ugh! Dispicable!
Sorry Slice. I guess that makes me dispicable. Although I've had pets and loved them, I would easily sell them for $140,000. (assuming that the person I was selling them to meant them no harm.) If they meant to harm them, I would need $200,000. (Lol. Just kidding).

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Posted 22 October 2014 - 06:53 AM

I talked to my wife about this. She grew up on a big farm. Cows, pigs, chickens, turkeys all over. Dogs and cats that seemed to come and go…..She said she would sell in a hear beat. LOL Of course now she works at a bank and likes her money….

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Posted 22 October 2014 - 06:59 AM

View Postlepiota, on 22 October 2014 - 06:49 AM, said:


Sorry Slice. I guess that makes me dispicable. Although I've had pets and loved them, I would easily sell them for $140,000. (assuming that the person I was selling them to meant them no harm.) If they meant to harm them, I would need $200,000. (Lol. Just kidding).
I already knew you were dispicable. ;)


But, I would NEVER give up my loved ones/animals for any amount of money....... You guys into human trafficking too?!?! Lmao
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Posted 22 October 2014 - 07:03 AM

View Postlepiota, on 22 October 2014 - 06:49 AM, said:


Sorry Slice. I guess that makes me dispicable. Although I've had pets and loved them, I would easily sell them for $140,000. (assuming that the person I was selling them to meant them no harm.) If they meant to harm them, I would need $200,000. (Lol. Just kidding).
Just curious, how much could I fetch one of your kids for? How 'bout your boy?


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Posted 22 October 2014 - 07:06 AM

View Postfortfan, on 22 October 2014 - 06:53 AM, said:

I talked to my wife about this. She grew up on a big farm. Cows, pigs, chickens, turkeys all over. Dogs and cats that seemed to come and go…..She said she would sell in a hear beat. LOL Of course now she works at a bank and likes her money….
Yeah, I grew up in a rural setting. One dog, always a Beagle. (when one died, get another Beagle). At one time we had like 20 outside cats. They were all named "Cat". In those poor times as a kid, I would have sold them for about $10.00 apiece

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Posted 22 October 2014 - 07:07 AM

View Postslice slice baby, on 22 October 2014 - 07:03 AM, said:

Just curious, how much could I fetch one of your kids for? How 'bout your boy?


:P
I'm not sure he's worth $140,000. Was that Morris the Cat for cryin' out loud?

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Posted 22 October 2014 - 07:14 AM

View Postlepiota, on 22 October 2014 - 07:07 AM, said:


I'm not sure he's worth $140,000. Was that Morris the Cat for cryin' out loud?
Bahaha! You're so freaking hilarious! But, you already know that. :)
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Posted 25 October 2014 - 08:53 PM

I have a mutt. Love her to death. Anything over a grand and she's gone.

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Posted 26 October 2014 - 03:11 PM

View Postslice slice baby, on 22 October 2014 - 01:18 AM, said:

ABSO-FREAKIN-LUTEY NOT!!!!!!

Would you give up your kid for any amount of money?!?!
I've actually had this REAL conversation 'cause financially family's worried 'bout my circumstances and could definitely use the extra $200+/month here it takes to feed my outside cats and two large dogs, but they're my "babies". (Just recently lost my last bird, so a bit less)
If it'd come to where I couldn't feed them, buy tags, I immunize, etc, well, I guess I'd have to; but I wouldn't eat before that happened.
I love my pets like my child and they're not readily transferable... Even for $140,000.

Btw, I hope those ppl NEVER get another pet in their lives! Ugh! Despicable!

You said it for me perfectly! I could never sale my babies.

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Posted 18 November 2014 - 09:19 AM

Love my dogs. I really do. But Barky is ruining my carpet and Sheddy just clogged up my Dyson. Again. (Not their real names but that's what the kids started calling them. It fits.)

Give me a few grand for Barky McPissalot. It'll take a little more for Sheddy. I love them but they are just dogs to me. They have a special spot in our family but they don't compare to being as special to me as my children. Not remotely close.
For $140,000? They can have both dogs, the carpet steamer, the clogged Dyson, and the barking collar. And my Buick. I love that car a lot but so do the dogs so they can have it. I would miss them but I think driving with the top down in my new Camaro would help take my mind off things for a while. And the kids having a good chunk of change for college seems like a fair trade as well.
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Posted 18 November 2014 - 10:42 AM

Mo, I think for $140,000, I would steal other people's dogs and sell them.

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Posted 19 November 2014 - 03:29 PM

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Posted 19 November 2014 - 05:20 PM

Lol, perfect Mo.

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Posted 04 December 2014 - 09:24 PM

View Postslice slice baby, on 22 October 2014 - 01:18 AM, said:

ABSO-FREAKIN-LUTEY NOT!!!!!!

Would you give up your kid for any amount of money?!?!
I've actually had this REAL conversation 'cause financially family's worried 'bout my circumstances and could definitely use the extra $200+/month here it takes to feed my outside cats and two large dogs, but they're my "babies". (Just recently lost my last bird, so a bit less)
If it'd come to where I couldn't feed them, buy tags, I immunize, etc, well, I guess I'd have to; but I wouldn't eat before that happened.
I love my pets like my child and they're not readily transferable... Even for $140,000.

Btw, I hope those ppl NEVER get another pet in their lives! Ugh! Despicable!

I would sell my kids [no one would want them ], my dog, and my wife.......No Brainer! As they say, change is good :) LJ
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Posted 07 December 2014 - 04:05 PM

View PostLimaJock, on 04 December 2014 - 09:24 PM, said:

I would sell my kids [no one would want them ], my dog, and my wife.......No Brainer! As they say, change is good :) LJ

I thought we might have a deal until you threw the wife into the mix. No thanks.

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Posted 07 December 2014 - 10:05 PM

View PostWeek 10 All-American, on 07 December 2014 - 04:05 PM, said:

I thought we might have a deal until you threw the wife into the mix. No thanks.

Can I throw in a few thousand and keep wife part of the deal????? But, I do understand.
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Posted 10 December 2014 - 06:04 AM

View PostLimaJock, on 07 December 2014 - 10:05 PM, said:

Can I throw in a few thousand and keep wife part of the deal????? But, I do understand.

A few thousand and you have to keep the wife?

I talked to her the other day. Something about money actually. I was no help.







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