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Pet mummification?

Discussion in 'Cat Chat' started by Chicabelle, Jul 13, 2009.


  1. Chicabelle

    Chicabelle PetForums Newbie

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    Hi everyone.

    I was just surfing the net and came across a place in Ameerica that will mummify your pet for you. I think this is fantastic (if a bit grusome) and having studied Egyptology for years I can see why people would want their pets to enjoy the afterlife.

    I did a quick search in the UK and couldn't find anywhere that will mummify your pet so I'm thinking about doing more research and looking into starting a business.

    I'd like to know though if any of you guys would consider having your pet cat (or dog or whatever) mummified, professionally of course. It would be presented in an attractive sarcophagus and very tastefully done. The place in America charges $4000 for a cat which I find very expensive, but I'm sure it can be done for a lot cheaper. How much would you be willing to pay, if you don't mind me asking.:confused:

    Thanks for any info in advance,

    Chicabelle :p
     
  2. sequeena

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    Oh god no, I'm sorry. I couldn't.
     
  3. Tillski

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    This seems a bit strange to me - didn't the Egytians pull their brains out through their noses during mummification? I don't believe in the afterlife i'm afraid so it would just be a dead cat in bandages to me (sorry to be so blunt); in America a lot of crazy stuff seems to go on, i don't know how well it would do over here though - i don't think any of my friends with pets would go for it at all!

    Will be interesting to see everyone else's response to this though!
     
  4. Beagle Mafia

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    After our honeymoon to Egypt I must say it interests me but I am not sure I would want Buster mumified but I may change my mind one day who knows. I think its a great idea I saw the mumified foetus in the valley of the queens it was amazing!!
     
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    No I wouldn't I'm afraid, my cats and dogs (if I ever have any more) will be fertilising my garden plants.
     
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    Nooooooooo, theres a reason why there arent alot of businesses doing this lol its awful.
     
  8. Marcia

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    I am fascinated by Egyptology and mumification but i doubt that i would be able to go through with something like this :)
     
  9. This is exactly how i feel, its not for me however if someone did believe in the afterlife and want it done... who am i to judge!
     
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    I'm in the UK and I want my ferret mummified. I would be prepared to pay anything for this but would prefer it if it's only a few hundred pounds ofcourse (Less money to save up). However, the US mummification website had the creatures in metal or someting. If you decide to continue with this business, would you make it possible to have just bandages without the metal? =]
     
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    this post is 2 years old ;)
     
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    not for me :eek:
     
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    It's been brought back from the dead :rolleyes:

    The 'Resurrection of the Mummy'
     
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  14. Beagle Mafia

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    LMAO :lol: :lol:
     
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    :lol::lol::lol::lol::thumbsup:
     
  17. Taylorbaby

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    :lol: :lol: :thumbup:
     
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    seems very extreme to me, kinda like having an elvis wedding. that said if you are the only people doing it in the uk you may have a niche.

    i wouldnt want it done even if it was free.
     
  20. koekemakranka

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    What an absolutely horrid idea.
    Lol! Only in America.....:eek:
     
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