Atheists offer to care for pets left behind by rapture

ALSTEAD, N.H. (AP) -- Christians who believe they'll vanish from Earth in the rapture can now hire a company to care for their pets.

For $110, Eternal Earth-Bound Pets offers a 10-year contract guaranteeing that an atheist will adopt the pet that's left behind by its raptured owner. Additional pets can be covered for $15.

The company's owner, Bart Centre, says his pet rescuers definitely won't be raptured because they've all blasphemed the Holy Spirit in writing, committing what they believe Jesus called the unforgivable sin. His Web site says the rescuers are animal lovers who "are committed to step in when you step up to Jesus."

Centre says he doesn't believe in God or the rapture, but is offering a service for those who do.

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Comment by Shine on October 22, 2009 at 8:52pm
Holy shit, Texas could be a goldmine for this. I may have a new business venture!
Comment by Matt on October 22, 2009 at 9:08pm
Hell yea for taking advantage of the weak minded.
Comment by Bailey Caran on October 22, 2009 at 9:46pm
Comment by Gonzalo Mejia on October 22, 2009 at 10:53pm
fair enough!
Comment by Bailey Caran on October 22, 2009 at 10:55pm
Went right over to their website and offered my help in TX! :-) Lots of rapturable folk there!!!
Comment by Galen on October 22, 2009 at 11:00pm
The company's website:
Comment by Frink on October 23, 2009 at 12:06am
Comment by Scott A. Hunt on October 23, 2009 at 8:58am
Old but still awesome. Would love to get in on this.
Comment by Dave G on October 23, 2009 at 9:56am
As I recall, there's also a company that will store and pass on messages to people who were 'left behind' once the faithful are raptured away.
Comment by Dan on October 23, 2009 at 10:56am
Email I got back from them;

"Dear Dan,

Thank you for your interest in becoming a pet rescuer.

At this time we are not aggressively expanding our area or pet rescue teams, wanting to keep tight control during our start up phase. I will keep your email on file should we decide to expand to Florida.

If you appreciate what we've done here you will enjoy my new book "The Atheist Camel Chronicles" by Dromedary Hump. It has been receiving rave reviews on and throughout the internet, and has been in the top 25 best selling atheist themed books on amazon since July... top 10 since September.

Signed copies at a special price are available through my book's website (for USA buyers only) . Also available on Amazon.comUS for US and international buyers.

Yours in reason,

aka Dromedary Hump"


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