July 31, 2010

Saturday Smile

A famous art collector is walking through the city
when he notices a mangy cat lapping milk from a
saucer in the doorway of a store and he does a
double take. He recognizes that the saucer is
extremely old and very valuable, so he walks casually
into the store and offers to buy the cat for two dollars.
The store owner replies "I'm sorry, but the cat isn't for

The collector says, "Please, I need a hungry cat
around the house to catch mice. I'll pay you fifty
dollars for that cat."

And the owner says, "Sold," and hands over the cat.
The collector continues, "Hey, for the fifty bucks I
wonder if you could throw in that old saucer. The
cat's used to it and it'll save me from having to get a

And the owner says, "Sorry buddy, but that's my lucky
saucer. So far this week, I've sold sixty-eight stray

The cat came back half an hour later.