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Discussion in 'Cat Chat' started by Rachh, Jul 2, 2009.


  1. Rachh

    Rachh PetForums Senior

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    Right, my friends father had an unwanted litter of kittens and said he'd be giving them away for free. (they are tabbys)
    My mum said I could have one and i was over the moon when my friends dad said i could have a little male tabby :D
    Anyway I text her the other day asking her to confirm with her dad that i could still have one off him cos i was off to buy my kitten stuff. He said yes so off i went spending over 100 on the new boy.
    Yesterday he got my friend to tell me he was now charging me £30 for the kitten :(
    i don't know why he's suddenly changed his mind!!
    now I don't know whether to go ahead with it or not?!
     
  2. Taylorbaby

    Taylorbaby PetForums VIP

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    £30 isnt bad especially with food feeding mum & kittens to 8 weeks (I assume they are going at that age) worming etc

    Ive seen tabbys go for up to £100 (Moggies!) round here! Normally they are 50-70

    She maybe didnt realize the work in voled so its to cover fees? Never the less though if she said it was free maybe say half that amount?

    I dont know :confused:
     
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    HI there.
    He should have mentioned to you at the start that the kittens would be £30 each.
    However most people charge for their kittens and i don't think £30 is a lot to pay.
    This kitten will hopefully give you many many years of fun and friendship.
    Soon you will know he or she will be worth far more than what you paid!!!

    My cats are worth millions!!:D
     
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    bichonsrus PetForums Senior

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    Its totally up to you wether you get it or not, id be a bit miffed, especially as being told it was free in the first place, the balls in your court.
     
  5. mypets

    mypets PetForums Senior

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    Aww what a shame...he shouldnt of changed his mind, even if she has decided to charge £30 for each kitten, he should of still let you have yours for free as this is what you both agreed on...I would talk to him, and say that you agreed on a kitten for free, and then go from there..
     
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    mypets PetForums Senior

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    people do charge nowadays but he still shouldnt of changed his mind as this was the agreement..I wouldnt go back on my word..
     
  7. Rachh

    Rachh PetForums Senior

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    I dont mind paying its the fact he doesnt give two shits tbh.
    I doubt the kittens will be wormed, flea'd or littertrained.
    im still going to take one just to get them away from him :rolleyes:
    im just so annoyed he changed his mind halfway through?!
    my friend agrees he should of told me from the beginning and she said she'll talk to him about it >.<
    oh well
    still getting sweet little mcgee :D
     
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    lauren001 PetForums VIP

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    I think you just have to accept it as if he gets angry with you then you can say good bye to little Mcgee now, the ball is in his court as he still has the kitten.

    £30 is not a bad price for a kitten, when hopefully you will have him for years, so just think of it that way.
     
  9. Izzie999

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    Hi,

    £30 is really good for a kitten to be honest. I think in some ways its a good idea that people charge a token cost for a kitten. You will get years out the kitten I am sure. It is a bit annoying he has announced it now but I would still go ahead and get the kitten!

    Izzie
     
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    Taylorbaby PetForums VIP

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    why wont the kitten be litter trained?? How old is he going!! :eek:
     
  11. Rachh

    Rachh PetForums Senior

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    I dont have a clue!
    and he wouldnt litter train them cos hes a lazy so and so
    but i think his new wife would
    ive text my friend to ask her if they'll be flea'd worm'd and litter trained but no response yet. shes probably STILL in bed >.>
     
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    dave2506 PetForums Newbie

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    They should have been litter trained by their mum (assuming they are being taken away at at least 8 weeks old). But yes, no guarentee that they will be de-flead and wormed.
     
  13. Rachh

    Rachh PetForums Senior

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    it doesnt matter anyway
    ive now been told that hes sold them all to other people without telling my friend so im now kitten-less eventhough ive already bought all the stuff :(
    so anyone know of anyone in derby selling tabby kittens? :(
     
  14. purrlover

    purrlover PetForums Senior

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    aww rach im sorry ...thats so no fair ..big hugs xxx
     
  15. Rachh

    Rachh PetForums Senior

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    :( I've rang round some people but noones got any left!
    maybe im just not meant to get a kitten
     
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    I've just caught up with this. It wasn't fair on the bloke to do that to you after you went to all the effort - sounds like he was trying to get as much as poss in his grubby mits.

    Don't worry Rachel, the perfect kitten is just waiting for you to sweep him or her up. It may not happen overnight but it will happen soon.
     
  17. Rachh

    Rachh PetForums Senior

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    i hope so.
     
  18. Shmitty!

    Shmitty! PetForums Senior

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    Well pay the 30 and love your kitten and tell him after that he had promised it for free and that you hope that 30 will go towards neutering the mum, and give him the number of the cats protection league too.

    If you don't take your kitten you'll regret that. But make your point known, ONCE you have your kitten.
     
  19. Rachh

    Rachh PetForums Senior

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    as my above-ish post said, he's sold it to someone else without telling me
     
  20. mypets

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    Thats so bad...how could he do that...youl find your kitten soon im sure...:D
     
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