A New Hampshire atheist is offering Christians who believe in the Rapture a service to look after their pets when they get taken up into eternity…
According to USA TODAY,Â Bart Centre, 61, a retired retailing executive, is co-owner of Eternal Earthbound Pets, which charges $110 for the pet service.
“It’s a money-making venture,” he said, calling it a “win-win situation.”
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Centre says he has called upÂ a network of atheist families and friends in 22 states,Â who would step in to look after the animals.
Coverage is good for 10 years, he says. If there is no Rapture by then, he keeps the cash.
“There are no refunds,” he said. “If I thought the Rapture was really going to happen, I wouldn’t have the business.”
HeÂ says he’s gotten 4,000 emails, mostly from fellow atheists. About 10%, he says, are Christians who think it’s a fun idea and wish him luck, and an undisclosed handful who have even signed up for the service.
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