Family Sells Home For $140K More After Agreeing To Include Their Cat In The Deal

How much would someone have to pay you to part with your favorite feline companion? Perhaps no amount of money could pry Mr. Whiskerworth van Hugglebottom from your loving arms, but the $140,000 offered to one family to include their cat in a real estate deal is proving pretty darn tempting.

The family auctioned off their five-bedroom home for $2,060,000 Australian dollars this weekend, reports News.com.au, and ended up with a surprising offer for more money while the deal was in the process of closing.

It turns out one of the bidders’ daughters saw the family’s cat Tiffany hanging out around during one of the inspections, and fell in love with her. The mom had joked about including Tiffany in the sale, since “she believes the house is her property,” and apparently the little girl wanted to take her up on that.

The bidders upped their offer to $2.2 million as long as Tiffany came along, and the family has decided to agree to sell their pet. Because $140,000.

Not so happy, however, is the family’s 19-year-old son, who bought four-year-old Tiffany from a pet store.

“She was at the pet shop, the last of the litter, and he felt sorry for her,” his mom said. “We’re thinking we’ll put $20,000 in a pile next to the cat and say to Sam: you choose.”

She did add that it’s not an easy decision to sell Tiffany, saying, “It is quite difficult to part with her.”

Tiffany the cat is worth $140,000. No kitten around [News.com.au]