I Want to Re-Home Your Pet
On October 28, I found a puppy, left or lost, tied up near the Prospect Expressway in South Park Slope. The no-kill shelters were full; my friends were either unreliable or too broke to care for the pup; and the dog didn’t have tags or an identity microchip embedded in its coat (we had it scanned). So I called my roommate, took a Claritin and posted “found” notices on semi-reliable web sites describing the hapless pooch and lamenting my allergies.
I advised “anyone who might be interested” in the 9-month-old black lab/chow mix to email me.
Subject: YOUR PETS FOR SALE
Date: Tue, 1 Nov 2005 09:49:16 -0800 (PST)\
I’m highly impressed to grant you pet a loving -forever home for your pet. I wish to re-home the pet in my passionate garden here in europe. I’m a married man with two kids (Daff & Tarre) so my kids are eager to have the pet as well. Please briefly describe the present condition of the pet, breed, price and pics if available. I want to reach a better compromise with you as regard this transaction. I’ll instruct my trustee in the state to forward a US CACHIERS’ CHECK in the amount that will bear the cost of the pet and SHIPPING CHARGES. For the pick up, have arranged for that, my shipping agent will come for the pick up at your home as soon as the payment is settled. So if my offer is okay by you let me have your informations in this manner:
NAME (to be written on the check):
LAST PRICE OF THE PET:
That will be written on the cashier’s check so as to make payment delivery ready as soon as possible. And also tell me if I can count on you for the remaining balance for the shipping payment/arrangement.
Subject: the dog
Date: Mon, 31 Oct 2005 22:48:38 EST
Did you try to find the original owner, maybe he is just lost.
Subject: RE: lab/chow x found
Date: Fri, 4 Nov 2005 09:01:32 EST
Can you describe the young pups colorings? Could he be an Akita? A Siberian Husky? Long haired German shephard? There have been a few young males missing from your area and I would love to crossmatch them and hopefully get him back home and for your allergies to get better. Thank you, Alma
Subject: I want to adopt your pet as part of my family
Date: Tue, 1 Nov 2005 11:15:16 +0300 (MSK)
I’m very much interested in adopting your pet to my humble home. I’m us citizen. I live at delray beach FL, but presently in ontario canada to accept a job offer with the american christain missionary as a clerk. I’m happily married with a kid. I want to re-home your pet as part of my family. I lost my most adorable pet some couple of days ago
on the way to the Vet clinic, the tragedy was so painful for me to bear as a pet lover, so i need yours in replace to minimise the lost. I assure you a 100% loving forever home for your pet and i want you to consider the pet sold to a pet lover. Pls, briefly tell me these: adoption fees, mode of feeding, present health condition, breed. I have a recommendable pet transporter that will come for the pick-up right from your home “means you don’t need to drive the pet to any where”. So I urge you to contact the pet shipping company at [xxxx] I’ll have to act fast about the payment, so forward your name, address and your phone number for onward payment. I’ll send a check or “MO” which’ll cover the adoption fees + $50 as reward offer for the up bringing of the pet + the shipping fees. I wait to hear back from you at you earliest convenient time.
Daniela dash cares for your pet.
Animals are great to see
Fun to have as pets
Some I know I’d rather have
Than people that I’ve met
They never ask you questions
They rarely disagree
But always seem to know just when
To be there when need be
Some will make a bit of noise
To ask if we’re ok
It’s just their way of letting us know
That things will work some way
It’s like they’re trying to say to us
They know just how we feel
And only try to help us through
Our bothersome ordeal
Dogs will come wag their tail
Lift you up a paw
Looking at you with helpful eyes
Understanding what they saw
Cats will sit and study you
Before they come around
Trying to figure out when’s best
To lift you when you’re down
Birds are quiet when you’re mad
Noisy when you’re not
They’ll only make a bit of noise
When the blues is all you’ve got
Animals know more than we think
They all have their moods too
Have you ever noticed when
They spend more time near you
Sometimes we take them all for granted
As well as some people too
Do you ever ask yourself
If you’d be there for you
Date: Oct 30, 2005 3:06 PM
Have you been able to find anyone for the dog? If you have to take him to a shelter, let me know first —
I can’t keep him permanently, but could for a couple of months at least. Let me know, thanks, —
Date: Tue, 1 Nov 2005 02:53:24 -0800 (PST)
HOW ARE YOU DOING ? I’M andrew, I RESIDE IN ALASKA. I WANT TO MAKE AN ENQUIRY AS REGARDS THE POSTED ADS OF YOUR PET FOR ADOPTION ON THE WEBAT THE RISK OF SOUNDING TOO RUDE,I WILL BE GLAD TO KNOW THE LAST AKING PRICE FOR ADOPTION.AS REGARDS THE PAYMENT, MY MODE OF PAYMENT WILL BE STRICTLY MADE WITH A MONEY ORDER OR CASHIER CHECK. THE PAYMENT WILL BE ISSUED TOGETHER WITH THE SHIPPING COST.CONCERNING THE SHIPPING FEEL FREE TO MAKE A CONTACT WITH THE SHIPPING COMPANY AT [xxx]
ACCORDING TO THE SHIPPING COMPANY,I WAS TOLD THAT THE PET WILL BE PICKED UP RIGHT IN YOUR DOOR STEP BY THE RELIABLE SHIPPING COMPANY.THEY DO OFFER A RELIABLE SERVICE IN SHIPPING PETS.I WILL LOVE TO VIEW THE PICS IF AVAILABLE. I WANT YOU TO BE REST ASSURED THAT THE PET IS COMING TO A LOVELY HOME.YOUR RESPONSE WILL BE HIGHLY APPRECIATED.THANKS.
Date: Oct 30, 2005 2:46 PM
Please be very careful. I have read some terrible
posts warning people about giving away animals. They
mention that evil people will take the animals and
then sell them for experiments, food, etc. Please take
care of the puppy and make sure he gets a good home. I
wish I could take it, but no pets allowed in my
The puppy, “Charlie,” found a great home in Brookly: a 100% forever loving home.
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