Alex Massie

The Loved Ones

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It's not something I'd thought about but, in a certain way or looked at from the right perspective, it's a good question: What happens to your pet when the Rapture comes? Happily, After the Rapture Pet Care are here to help:

It's only $10 a month! Now it's true that cynics might say that this is either a joke or a scam but I prefer to admire the considerate (and considerable) piety behind the scheme and take my hat off to the entrepreneurial spirit that accompanies it. (Relatedly, there are parts of the internets that Mencken would love. Waugh too, of course.)

People say this will be the Chinese century but I tell you there's life in America yet. Until the Rapture, anyway, at which point the unbelievers will inherit, well, everything...

[Hat-tip, SM via Twitter. My Twitter feed is here.]

Written byAlex Massie

Alex Massie is Scotland Editor of The Spectator. He also writes a column for The Times and is a regular contributor to the Scottish Daily Mail, The Scotsman and other publications.

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