Post # 32
I agree with the PPs – ignore her. She doesn’t have a leg to stand on to try to make any claims or demands on you and there is no need for you to show her proof of anything. Don’t waste your time catering to her.
Post # 35
Uh she left her dog in your care.
You don’t have to prove shit to her.
The money is considered Child Support/Pup Support REGARDLESS OF WHERE IT WENT. PERIOD.
I wouldn’t scramble around for this girl. You owe no sort of explanation whatsoever.
She sounds like she is trying to get you to pay her back and that’s bullsh*t. I seriously would wash my hands of this girl if she can’t trust you as a friend to be honest with her than she isn’t being honest with you. She sounds quite shady.
Post # 36
What EXACTLY doe she THINK the money went to? Bonbons and booze? All those times you messaged her saying the dog was sick and needed to see a vet…she just assumed that was your cover story to wring more money from her? Some people. She needs to GROW UP.
Post # 37
My friends are standing by me, they understand & agree with my side, but they’re just trying to make peace because its their sister. They know I’m doing the responsible & right thing. So to help out my friends I told them the other day I could send the vet bills. Instead, they just said to FB message the breakdown of the total cost of Piddles. If it weren’t for my friends I would have just said “I already told you where it went on FB” & done nothing more.
So I sent ex-owner a breakdown of EVERYTHING I did for her dog & found out she owed me more before she even surrendered Piddles. At the end I said I also drove over 300 miles/missed a few days of work/my screen door was broken/etc. I was very straight-forward because she kept saying she was confused where her money went. I took her dog in mid March & she didn’t pay me anything til mid May (I covered it & she paid me back 2 months later) & the next time she had her sister pay me & that’s it.
& I understand wanting to know where her money went, but she never contacted me over the past 3 months for anything else. I had to contact her for everything, even good updates. She wouldn’t return my phone calls, she would take days or a week to email me back. I was trying to tell her that her dog was very sick & she ignored it. I could go on & on about many other things, but I need to stop or I’ll upset myself.
We’ll see what happens next… if she wants an actual vet bill, she can call my vet & ask for it, I’m not wasting more of my time on this. Mostly its the stress of it that I can’t handle.
Post # 38
@canthugallcats: I’m so sorry to hear she said that after ducking out on everything already!
Post # 39
Part of the reason I’m upset is that the owner was able to find 5 homes for the pups (I didn’t let them go, so they’re still with me) & yet she couldn’t find someone to take in Piddles… its kinda depressing.
Post # 40
Everyone wants them when they’re little, cute and healthy. Older, sickly, or any kind of behavioral problem, and you get ignored, abandoned, or put down. Most people can’t be bothered to put in the effort for an animal who’s seen better days if they don’t already have some sort of attachment to it. There is a very special place in my heart for the few people who will
make that effort.
I become more and more angry every day that I’m stuck in a building that doesn’t allow pets…I keep torturing myself looking at all the sweet furballs that need homes on my local SPCA’s website and wishing I could adopt even one of them.
Post # 41
Everyone wants them when they’re little, cute and healthy. Older, sickly, or any kind of behavioral problem, and you get ignored, abandoned, or put down.
Exactly! And what happens if the puppies get sick? Or need spaying/neutering? And puppies need shots. Are they willing to shell out the bucks?
Post # 42
I just want to say I have so much respect for you, you have no idea.
Post # 43
I know I’ve created a few posts about this entire situation but wanted to update all threads just so everyone knew what was happening!! Sorry for taking over the pet board today!
Piddles’ new name is Keena & she’s doing very well. She’s getting spayed at the vet in 1 week & today I was told that ALL her diarrhea is GONE!!!!! I’m so extremely happy for this, I wish I could like throw a party… but I guess I’ll just have a WB party :)!
I got enough donations to cover the vet bill for Piddles/Keena as well as to help get the pups their shots & de-wormed yesterday (Tuesday). Poor pups had roundworms too & the worms were pretty big :(.
I’m still working on sending out the pics & my thank yous, I’m really sorry I haven’t finished yet. I’ll email those who donated where your money went to.
So things are looking up! 3 pups have homes & 2 others are strong maybe’s. Thanks to you all again for your support & encouragement. Seems like there will be no more pet drama in my world for awhile :).