TheCatSite.com › Forums › General Forums › The Cat Lounge › Is this allowed?.................
New Posts  All Forums:Forum Nav:

Is this allowed?.................

post #1 of 17
Thread Starter 
Hi whilst searching on ebay uk for a bengal cat book i came upon this......
see link:

http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/Blue-Spotted-B...QQcmdZViewItem

Have they now allowed pets to be sold on ebay? I dont think its right but that just my opinion and anyway how are you suppoed to know what your bidding on?! -with no pic?
post #2 of 17
No, it's definitely not allowed. Report it to Ebay.

I once got them to take down a listing for a coat made from feral cat skin. Even though fur coats technically can be sold, I used the angle that a feral cat is the same animal as a pet cat and if this is allowed, there is nothing to stop someone from shooting his neighbor's cat and selling the skin on ebay. It was a stretch but it worked.
post #3 of 17
Maybe it depends on the country. I know it's illegal in Germany, so I wouldn't be surprised if that applied to the entire EU.
post #4 of 17
No its illegal worldwide ebay do not allow animals to be sold. I encourage everyone to hassel ebay and email the seller
post #5 of 17
I heard of a zoo using ebay to sell a lion cub. I heard that on the news the other day and was surprised. I thought they wouldn't allow the sale of animals period?
post #6 of 17
I just reported it.
post #7 of 17
Quote:
Originally Posted by esrgirl
I just reported it.
how to you do that - is there a button or link?
post #8 of 17
Well they probably wont take it down until someone reports it. Ebay isn't like TCS, it's huge and 100's of new ads every few mins I assume.
post #9 of 17
The bottom of the listing click on Safety centre . Then click on report another problem, then listing violations and follow the menus. You need the item number from the top of the post
post #10 of 17
Quote:
Originally Posted by semiferal
I once got them to take down a listing for a coat made from feral cat skin. Even though fur coats technically can be sold, I used the angle that a feral cat is the same animal as a pet cat and if this is allowed, there is nothing to stop someone from shooting his neighbor's cat and selling the skin on ebay. It was a stretch but it worked.

WHAT??? Poor babies!!
post #11 of 17
Quote:
Originally Posted by hissy
I heard of a zoo using ebay to sell a lion cub. I heard that on the news the other day and was surprised. I thought they wouldn't allow the sale of animals period?
They're not supposed to, but there are so many thousands of listings that some slip through the cracks I guess.
post #12 of 17
Theyve taken the listing down now. Hope the cats O/K
post #13 of 17
Quote:
Originally Posted by semiferal
I once got them to take down a listing for a coat made from feral cat skin.
What???? OMG!!!
post #14 of 17
Thread Starter 
Thanks, I reported it too when i finally found the link and its now been removed so well done everyone! its not right they also had a horse for sale i dont know if anyone looked into sellers other items, its ridiculous isnt it?!
post #15 of 17
Thats crazy. People will sell anything on ebay!
post #16 of 17
Quote:
Originally Posted by semiferal
No, it's definitely not allowed. Report it to Ebay.

I once got them to take down a listing for a coat made from feral cat skin. Even though fur coats technically can be sold, I used the angle that a feral cat is the same animal as a pet cat and if this is allowed, there is nothing to stop someone from shooting his neighbor's cat and selling the skin on ebay. It was a stretch but it worked.
! ! Grrrrrrr some people make me sooo mad.......

Well, I'm glad you got them to take it off of ebay at least.
post #17 of 17
It bothers me because a lot of the advertisements are for a cat (like you would actually buy the animal) but then you follow the link and it's actually cat related stuff... *whew*

Still...it's false advertising....
New Posts  All Forums:Forum Nav:
  Return Home
  Back to Forum: The Cat Lounge
TheCatSite.com › Forums › General Forums › The Cat Lounge › Is this allowed?.................