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Very sad and disappointed

Discussion in 'General Chat' started by Richard Beales, Jul 9, 2019.


  1. Richard Beales

    Richard Beales PetForums Newbie

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    Some-one replied to my adoption advert for my loved Sphinx boy Smudge. She said her Sphinx cat had died and she wanted to give my cat a home for life. I believed and trusted her, 1st few weeks all was well she sent photos and Smudge appeared to be happy. This Sunday I saw an advert on Facebook saying Smudge was for sale! I don’t know where he is or with who, if he is dead or alive She won’t tell me. I gave her Smudge and she has SOLD HIM. She lied to me and didn’t tell me the truth until Mon. I am heartbroken -have also found out she tried to buy 2 more Sphinx cats using the same story, that we intercepted and stopped and she is back on sites asking for Sphinx to give a home. Please do not trust her

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    Very sad :(

    Can you get someone to pretend to buy Smudge and get him back that way?
     
  3. psychund

    psychund PetForums Junior

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    That's horrible :( I don't know how people can be so evil. I hope somehow you find Smudge. Lurcherlad's idea might work?
     
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    Richard Beales PetForums Newbie

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    Thanks for your concern.. we don’t know where he is.. The woman in question is on this site using the money she got from selling smudge to buy a new cat.
    We intercepted het last transaction on this site ..told owners ..now she has no cats. Flipping cats like old cars for personal gains. Pure scum..
    Please let’s all get together and stop this individual.
     
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    MilleD PetForums VIP

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    On this site?
     
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    3dogs2cats PetForums VIP

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    Possibly means Pets4home?
    Op if you do mean Pets4homes, this forum is the sister site but there are no pets for sale adverts allowed on here so would need to take the issue up with P4H.
     
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    magpi PetForums Senior

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    it,s so sad when animals are just used for financial gain. No thought that they are living things. I hope you find out where Smudge is and he's safe
     
  8. Richard Beales

    Richard Beales PetForums Newbie

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    Pets4home yes
     
  9. SusieRainbow

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    This is why we always advise the use of a reputable rescue for rehoming pets.Trying to rehome personally is fraught with just these types of dangers , buyers can be very convincing.
    Please do report this person to Pets4Homes direct

    This happened with one of my dogs. He was sold on as a young dog by his breeder to a seemingly perfect family, then she somehow found out that he'd been sold on again to a notorious puppy farmer,presumably for use at stud. She went and bought him back anonymously ( again, could have been anybody :eek:) and hence, we found him through a specialist Dachshund site.
     
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    Richard Beales PetForums Newbie

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    Don’t think there is much chance of finding him now
     
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    Richard Beales PetForums Newbie

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    Very convincing.. never do anything like that again.. l feel so upset and stupid really thought she was nice .. said all the right things to my partner.. we drove half way down the county to meet up and drop him off
     
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    Richard Beales PetForums Newbie

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    and half hours trip..
     
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    Richard Beales PetForums Newbie

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    3 and a half hour trip..
     
  14. Richard Beales

    Richard Beales PetForums Newbie

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    No don’t think so
     
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    Richard Beales PetForums Newbie

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    That’s terrible..There is some horrible people out there
     
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    Richard Beales PetForums Newbie

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    Have done ..not interested
     
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    Richard Beales PetForums Newbie

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    She will be on this forum somewhere
     
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    Richard Beales PetForums Newbie

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    Don’t know where he is ..she won’t say
     
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    Don’t know where he is
     
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    What makes you think that ?
     
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