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Cat Inherits €10,000,000 Fortune

Tommaso grew up as a stray cat on the hard streets of Rome. But he's come up in the world and, with the death of his human, has inherited an enormous sum:

Since the death of his 94-year-old mistress last month, he has become a property magnate — or perhaps mognate — with flats and houses worth an estimated €10m scattered from Milan in the north to Calabria in the south.

In a handwritten will, signed on 26 November, 2009, Tommaso's mistress — the childless widow of a successful builder — gave her lawyers the task of identifying "the animal welfare body or association to which to leave the inheritance and the task of looking after the cat Tommaso".


Link -via Dave Barry | Photo of a different cat via Flickr user Willie Lunchmeat

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At the rate the euro is dropping, in another couple months that will be just about enough funny money to buy a can of cat food. Hey Soros... how's that whole currency hedging thing working out for you these days? XD
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>> I'm surprised this is the decision of a 94 year old. It sounds like something a 4 year old would want to do.

A 94 year old and a 4 year old are possibly not too different. ;)

At least she realized all her money was no good to her when she was dead. But yeah, giving it to a cat? That's like giving the finger to f*cking everybody. (And I like cats.)
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Wow, this is sick. No donations to charity, all of the 10m euro goes to a perfectly healthy cat? I'm surprised this is the decision of a 94 year old. It sounds like something a 4 year old would want to do.
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