Japanese Man Sell of His Favourite Sports Car To Pay For His Cat’s Medical Bill but Meets a Super Kind Hearted Buyer
Japanese men were out of money to aid his ailing pet cat ended that he has to sell his favourite car. The man who goes by the name Leiz had posted a listing on the Yahoo Japan Auction site. The listing was of a 1989 model of a Toyota Supra, a sports car, going for ¥2.7 million (S$32,992). Leiz had owned the car since 1993. According to SoraNews, the Toyota Supra Model has a price around ¥1.35 million (S$16,497). However, Leiz had priced his car higher due to its sentimental value.
Leiz said that he did no wanted to sell his car but he had to make the hard decision to let the vehicle go in order to fund his pet’s cat medical bill, his cat named Silk was recently diagnosed with a potentially fatal viral disease of Feline Infectious Peritonitis (FIP). The veterinary bills would cost at least ¥2 million (S$24,438), which explains why he was selling his Toyota Supra at a price higher than average.
However, a buyer who lived near Leiz in Osaka contacted him and said that he was willing to purchase the car immediately for its listed price. The buyer shared that he empathised with Leiz’s situation as he is trying his best to save his pet cat. Once purchased, the buyer planned to pay for various restoration cost and even build a garage to store the car on his office property to protect the paint job from the elements. The buyer who seemingly has no intention of using the car where to a surprising turn, the buyer also decided to return the car to Leiz.
Once Leiz had paid for his cat’s medical treatments, the buyer said that Leiz could buy the car back from him for the same price he sold it for and Leiz is always welcome to visit him and drive the car around. SoraNews reported that the buyer had also thrown in an additional ¥100,000 (S$1,222) during the sale to help with the cat’s medical treatments.