Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Buy Home, Get Free Cat

Russian Mortgage Cats

From the Moscow Times:
Russia's biggest lender, Sberbank, is looking to boost mortgage sales by offering a free cat to anyone willing to buy a property with money loaned from the bank.

The bank is offering a choice of 10 cats to mortgage-buyers, who will get the pet brought to their door by a new delivery service. According to a special website,, the felines on offer include a ginger cat called "Apricot" and a hairless cat known as "Kuzya."
Reportedly, a video shows cats in empty apartments with smiling homeowners.

Note that the cats have to be returned to the bank. They are only provided for a short period to provide good luck in accordance with superstition.

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