Thursday, February 24, 2011

Available on Craigslist

This was written for The Red Dress Club ,the prompt was write a humorous listing for eBay or Craig's List. Talk about the history of the items, why they must go.

For Sale: $1500.00
One fenced in back yard suitable for dogs. 
Rarely used, (dog prefers to poop in house).  
Comes with one large tree, (dog prefers dining room table legs).  
Partial flower garden, (dog digs up flowers). 
Ratty lawn furniture, (dog ate chair cushions). 

Special offer! 
$1600.00 rebate!*

*to receive rebate requirement must be met.
Take the damn dog!


  1. Love the rebate requirement. Sounds like your dog and my children would get along great.

  2. Love the rebate requirement and the simplicity of this post. Sounds like my house.

  3. I love how direct your post is! Very funny!

  4. LOL. LOVE the rebate. :)

  5. Hee!

    Take the damn dog. Yes.

    My husband may paste this ad up on our local boards, as he hates my dog.


  6. I am so, so glad to be dogless. Love 'em, but oh my goodness...such a hassle. Funny!

  7. Hee! I love this!

    Also, I found my 90-pound pit mix walking around on our dining room table the other day.

  8. Rebate is the best part! I also love that it's short and to the point. Nice job!!

  9. So funny, Renee!
    Poops in the house... hee hee.

  10. Poop is always good for a giggle. I have a dog, but not a backyard. How do I contact you?

  11. Hm, wonder if I can get rid of a couple of cats this way. Or maybe I just need to give away my sense of smell. (Damn cat box!)

  12. take the dog! yeah i hear you. we have a hairball hocking cat. i should write about that! :)

  13. I'm reading your post thinking, "Does Hercules have a 2nd family?!?!?!?"

    What is it with dogs and doing there own darn thing?!?!?

    LOVED the rebate!

    Great post!!!

  14. LOL! I can't tell you how many times I have offered to pay someone for my dog! Funny!