“A Kennel would have been a Better Decision”

“A Kennel would have been a Better Decision”

 

 

 

 

A bachelor, who for companionship owned a beloved cat for over 10 years, plans a vacation to Iceland and entrusts the cat with his brother.

As soon as he arrives in Reykjavik he calls his brother and asks how his cat is doing without him. "Oh, the cat? He's dead." said the brother bluntly.

"I can't believe this!" yells the bachelor. "How could you tell me he's dead like that?"

"How else was I supposed to tell you?" the brother asked.

"Well you could have broken it to me gently." the brother went on. "When I called today you could have said he is up on the roof but the fire department is getting him down. Then tomorrow when I called you could have said that he fell while they were trying to rescue him and broke his back but, don't worry, the best vet in town was doing the surgery to repair it. And then when I called the third day you could have said they did all they could do but they couldn't save him."

The brother thought about this and says, "That does sound better than the way I said it. I'm sorry."

"Never mind," says the bachelor exasperated, "How's Mom?"

The brother replies, "She's on the roof but the fire department is getting her down."

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Comment balloon 10 commentsJoe Petrowsky • April 06 2017 01:56PM

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Good morning Joe.  A subtle hint I take it.  Now I wonder what is going through the brothers head.....  Good one, thanks

Posted by James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results (Fathom Realty AR LLC) over 1 year ago

Haha. That poor bachelor will be afraid to take another vacation.

Posted by Kat Palmiotti, The House Kat (Grand Lux Realty, Monroe NY, 914-419-0270, kat@thehousekat.com) over 1 year ago

Good morning Joe. Did not see that one coming. Enjoy your day!

Posted by Wayne Martin, Real Estate Broker - Retired (Wayne M Martin) over 1 year ago

LOL! Be careful what you ask for. Thanks for the laugh, Joe!

Posted by Nathan Gesner, Broker / Property Manager (American West Realty & Management) over 1 year ago

That is one that made me laugh this morning. I guess you call that gallows humor.

Posted by Joe Pryor, REALTOR® - Oklahoma Investment Properties (The Virtual Real Estate Team) over 1 year ago

Now knowing the Icelandic dry humor that I have been exposed to over the years, I could envision this as truth. Thanks, Joe!

Posted by Sandy Padula and Norm Padula, JD, GRI, Presence, Persistence & Perseverance (Realty National) over 1 year ago

Good morning Joe. I think I heard this before but while it is sad it is also funny.

Posted by Sheila Anderson, The Real Estate Whisperer Who Listens 732-715-1133 (Referral Group Incorporated) over 1 year ago

Good morning Joe,

I would go for the blunt answer!

Probably be in the same kind of trouble.

Make yourself an astonishing day.

Posted by Raymond E. Camp, Licensed Real Estate Salesperson Greater Rochester (Howard Hanna Real Estate Services) over 1 year ago

Good Morning Joe - OMG that bachelor certainly does have a way with words.

Posted by Grant Schneider, Your Coach Helping You Create Successful Outcomes (Performance Development Strategies) over 1 year ago

I heard this one years ago, but it was just as funny today in the retelling!

Posted by Nina Hollander, Your Charlotte/Ballantyne/Waxhaw/Fort Mill Realtor (Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage | Charlotte, NC) over 1 year ago

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