Browsing the classified ads for fur trade dilemma

Whilst waiting for my lunch yesterday ( I was eating out, I have neither or butler or a Simpson’s style helper monkey as that opening text may suggest) I was browsing the local papers buy and sell classified items when something caught my eye.

I can but my very own polar bear rug.  Thats right a 2nd hand polar bear rug, for a mere $3600.  WTF.

Now don’t get me wrong I am all for protecting your feet from the cold floor, but really would a bit of carpet be more fitting? Literally?

I’m not a Peta member, I’m not going to join either, I have no plans to ever become a vegetarian but even I cant help but think every time I saw the remains of a once great animal spread out beneath my feet I’d feel a bit sad that it wasn’t off munching seal lions in the wild some where.  I think, no in fact I know that spending that $3600 on a once in a life time trip to the Arctic to see these things in the wild would be way more worth while.


2 Responses to “Browsing the classified ads for fur trade dilemma”

  1. 1 Jack February 9, 2010 at 5:54 pm

    Pretty sick people, eh?

    Everyone knows that it is Panda bear rugs that you should be keeping your feet warm with.

  2. 2 thethoughtherder February 12, 2010 at 4:25 am

    Indeed, pandas are the same action wise alive or dead, if one bear must be sacrificed for floor coverings why not make it the one thats too lazy to have sex.

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