So I am sitting here at work, minding my own business, playing on the internet (I know I work hard!), when I get this email from a response from an ad that I put on craigslist in regards to my meat goat x kids that are for sale ---- but the email address looks familiar for some reason. It was from a website that I was on yesterday. It was a sheep farm that sells their meat and I was looking at their prices and what not. So anyway, I open the email to find this - Hi, I saw your craigslist ad and have an odd request of you... This past July I purchased a young Nigerian doe from woman named Liz XXXXX in the Potlatch area. I wanted to get more info about the goats but she was reluctant to give me the name of the person she got them from for some unclear reason. Was it by any chance you? Liz said she bought the goats in April '08 because she had a horse about to foal and wanted backup milk just in case. Here's what I know about the goats: - The doe is named Fiona and is black with some white. She had trips this year, the breeder sold the other two kids and then sold Fiona with a wether kid still nursing. - Her kid Wilbur was born March 15 and is white with some black. If these happen to be goats that you sold, I would really appreciate your letting me know. I think Fiona's about to kid but they're not like sheep and it's just sooo hard to tell with goats... Thanks much! Melissa So now here is what happened..... Remember when I brought my paint mare home the beginning of April from the "foster home". The "Liz" lady is the "foster home". When we went to pick up Laverne (mind you they had done NOTHING to her hooves for the 6 motnths that she was there come to find out it had been over 4 years total in hoof growth - she was standing in mud, bag of bones, infected abcess under her neck - NO antibiotics - no NOTHING. The following weekend after we brought her home, I had remembered that Liz had mentioned wanting a couple goats for eating the weeds around the place. At the time, I had little Fiona and her wether still at the house and I had them up for sale for, I think, $125.00 for both - could have been 100. Anyway so I GAVE them to her for letting me have Laverne.... mind you I had bought Fiona just 8 months earlier. I even drove 1 hour each way 2 weeks later to bring them to her at a horse show. While at the horse show, I found out that Liz is the aunt to my BEST FRIEND here in my city who was also my maid of honor and I named my first goat born on the ranch after my best friends daughter - so we are truely BEST FRIENDS. Liz and her husband were like - oh you are like family then...yadha yadha.... Oh and Fiona was possibly bred back again already! So she was going to get even more goats for FREE!!!!!! Now yes, I sold the colt that was born - HOWEVER I asked Liz if she wanted the colt first and she passed. I sold the colt for the cost of the medical care for the wound on Lavernes neck. Oh, sorry there was 43.00 left over (mind you I have only received 1/2 of the money for the colt so far!) and I have had the farrier out every 4 weeks to work on her hooves to try and get them back into shape. In mid August (I still have the emails) Liz emailed because she saw a herd dispersal in the area and wanted to make sure it was not me. I told her no, asked how Fiona and her buckling were, and gave her an update on the horses. Now, going back and reading the correspondence, she danced around the goats, and never answered the questions. I am F(*$&% P(&$%*!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! We had an agreement that I was to get them back if she didn't want them. Then to SELL them to someone when she knew how to get ahold of me and she got them for free!!!!!!!!!! No offense to the lady who bought them by any means, as she had no clue, but she has no idea about goats, and Fiona is going to deliver anyday! This was MY goat! Anyway, sorry about the rant - thanks for letting me get it out!