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Snugglesmom
4th August 2006, 07:56 AM
My Mother passed away 2 weeks ago after an extended illness. In her list of things she wanted to give to people, she had 3 Steiff stuffed animals to be given to my grandchildren. They still had the price tags on of $110-$320. Stupid me, I'm holding one in my hand, not thinking, while talking to DH, (asking him if HE thought she was in her right mind.....that much for a small stuffed animal?) and Snuggles ran, grabbed it out of my hand, and took off running through the house. He thought I had bought him a new toy..............He was heartbroken when I had to take it away! I can hear my dear mom screaming at me from beyond
now............................. :yikes

matties mum
4th August 2006, 01:59 PM
;) Poor Snuggles you have to go get him a new one Aileen

Cathy T
4th August 2006, 03:52 PM
Well...at least it wasn't Elvis Presley's Steiff :yikes http://www.boston.com/news/odd/articles/2006/08/02/dog_destroys_elvis_teddy_bear_at_museum/

Maxxs_Mummy
4th August 2006, 06:45 PM
PMSL I used to live near there and know that that Dobermann is as soppy as can be - he obviously wanted to play with the bear - what's the problem? ;) :lol: :lol: :lol:

Snugglesmom
6th August 2006, 12:50 AM
Is that a co-incidence, or what? If my mother had known "The King" had once had a steiff bear, she would have owned that one too. I don't even know what a Steiff animal is. Guess I'll have to research it. Thank goodness for the internet.

Karlin
6th August 2006, 12:58 AM
I saw a pic of the dobie sitting in the midst of all those teddy bears... Boy I don't think I'd ever trust a dog to guard a room of toys just waiting to be de-stuffed! That's like asking a dog to guard a pile of steaks... :lol:

Snugglesmom
6th August 2006, 01:14 AM
You will never believe......Steiff makes a Cavalier! I was jsut online researching them, and I came across it. It sells for $71.00

vikki
6th August 2006, 02:34 AM
sorry to her about your mom. one of the most difficult times of all. much love

Maxxs_Mummy
6th August 2006, 10:44 PM
I've just found this one in an auctioneers catalogue witha guide price of £600-£800!!!! Looks nothing like a Cavalier to me :roll:

http://www.hollowaysauctioneers.co.uk/Catalogues/Af250706/lot317.jpg

There's also this one.....


http://www.ashbybears.com/acatalog/031670-M.jpg

Which is available from here http://www.ashbybears.com/acatalog/Spaniel_by_Steiff_031670.html