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Paws&Claws......yet another :(

Discussion in 'Rodents' started by niki87, May 1, 2011.


  1. niki87

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    A few months ago the very lovely Argent (sorry was NOT thinking earlier cos I was so annoyed....the lovely Paws&Claws helped me with a rabbit rescue.....sorry Argent!!!!!!!!!!!!!) helped me rescue Bijou, my gorgeous female rat along with her 14 babies...the ones born in a dirty nappy!

    Well the B**** is at it again....£45!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    She is also gving away a female mouse! I genuinely HATE these people :(
     
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    oh that's horrible :(
    Why do people have pets when they are going to be so irresponsible, it makes me so mad.
    I dread to think where these little ones will end up :(
     
  3. Snippet

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    If you can get them for free then I may be able to foster them for a while. I've got a few spare cages and a good vet.
     
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    Oh my that's just disgusting:mad:
    I hope someone can get these poor rats away from this irresponsible piece of **** without paying a penny to them:mad:
     
  5. niki87

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    I know....it makes me very angry...as you can probs tell :eek:


    I can try get them but I had to pay for the others :( in which lies my problem!
     
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    Maybe try getting them for as little as possible. You could say that a pair of rats from P@H costs £12, and that's all you need if you want a litter of babies. £45 would by 6 rats, so if you got a male and 5 females then you could have loads of babies for very little money.
     
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    I can pm you the link if you like....cos she will know me.....or I will copy and paste that reply into my email to her...if you don't mind?
     
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    the problem is, giving any form of payment to this obviously unpleasant character is just encouraging them to do it all over again:(
    If anyone does go ahead with getting these rats then maybe negotiate a cage for a small sum & get the rats for free?
    One less cage for them may mean one less unscrupulous litter born
     
  9. Snippet

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    That's fine, but I only have a free account on Preloved so if the ad is less then 7 days old I can't reply. Also, should I say a 'friend' is picking them up, and I have a feeling I'm quite a long way from you?
     
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    I know I regret payingpast time...but thn again they survived! It's the hardest thing about these cases...but I totally agree...the more money she gets from these then the more she will allow to happen. Last time she basically made out it was an accident.

    PMed you!
     
  11. Snippet

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    Thanks, I've sent her a text asking if she's still got them.
     
  12. Snippet

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    The lowest she'll drop to is £32. I'm not happy paying that for a BYB litter, even if I get 15 rats! I've said me piece about getting 2 rats for £12 and breeding them myself, so does anyone else have any bright ideas?
     
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    has she said a cage is included? Depending on the cage it might be worth that price
    anyone with half a heart surely wouldn't sell a mum & litter without their cage :(
     
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    Doubt it is.

    Snippet I have no idea. Maybe say it's going to cost you so much amount to buy a cage. You have a lot of experience with rats and therefore offer the best possible home. But I am clutching at straws...for they don't seem to be bothered!
     
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    I've asked if a cage comes with them. Just waiting for a text back. If it doesn't then I'll pull out the having to buy a new cage card.
     
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    Just got a text back. Yes, they do come with a cage. She said it's a medium sized cage. What do people on here think?
     
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    medium is a vague description, an actual picture or the name/dimensions of the cage would be helpful, maybe you could say £30 cash, for the cage & equipment?
     
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    She wants £45 for the cage and £32 for the mum and litter. I'm sorry, but there is no way I will pay that for these rats. If someone else would like to try then I'll PM you the link.
     
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    I would but I have no way of getting there to get them even if I could persuade her :(
    That's outrageous!
     
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    I know. I've sent her a message saying that I will not pay that for these rats, and she didn't seem all that fussed.
     
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