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World of Warcraft: Cinder Kitten to Benefit Hurricane Sandy Victims

SBFordSBFord Associate Editor - News ManagerThe CitadelMMORPG.COM Staff Posts: 21,440 Epic

Blizzard has announced that a special edition Cinder Cat will go on sale before the end of the year in World of Warcraft. Proceeds from the sales of the pet will be donated to relief efforts for Hurricane Sandy victims.

Support the Red Cross’s Superstorm Sandy Response relief efforts and adopt a Cinder Kitten when this fiery feline arrives in the Blizzard Store later this year. Your support will enable the Red Cross to provide shelter, food, emotional support, and other assistance to survivors of disasters like Superstorm Sandy with 100% of the $10 USD adoption fee during this charity drive going toward this worthy cause.

Read more on the World of Warcraft blog.

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  • xAPOCxxAPOCx Vineland, NJMember Posts: 869
    this is a good thing. wish you would see more of this.

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  • IfrianMMOIfrianMMO BarcelonaMember Posts: 232 Uncommon
    Considering they give the 100% of the benefits to the cause, it is very noble.

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  • bbbb42bbbb42 none, FLMember Posts: 297 Uncommon
    aww its so cute

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  • AeolronAeolron Ottawa, ONMember Posts: 648
    Ya that's a great thing, I respect companies who do things like this, I also respect Microsoft for the same reasons.
  • IfrianMMOIfrianMMO BarcelonaMember Posts: 232 Uncommon

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  • AeolronAeolron Ottawa, ONMember Posts: 648
    Seems someone knows very little on how tax works, people but a product and blizzard donates 100% to this cause no right government will tax on those proceeds, nice try though. Btw that was the simple way of putting it, the other, you wouldn't understand.
  • ThorkuneThorkune Eastern, KYMember Posts: 1,930 Uncommon
    People can say what they want about Blizzard, but they are really good about stepping up to help when times are bad.
  • ThomasN7ThomasN7 87.18.7.148 1, NJMember Posts: 6,690
    Well done Blizzard, well done.
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  • ForumPvPForumPvP KingstownMember Posts: 871

    People are dying,buy WoW now,like meow.God bless America.

     

     

     

     

    Let's internet

  • RocknissRockniss Youngstown, OHMember Posts: 1,034
    And.... Another good showing of class, kudos to Blizz on this.
  • FaelanFaelan CopenhagenMember Posts: 817 Uncommon
    Cute, that's for sure. Not sure it's wise to keep it that close to flamable objects though :)

    I'm a big ol' fluffy carewolf. Be afraid. Be very afraid.

  • AeolronAeolron Ottawa, ONMember Posts: 648
    Wonder what would happen if the cat accidentally got thrown into a lake hahaha
  • Flaming_MMOFlaming_MMO Jefferson, GAMember Posts: 137
    100% of the donations will go to the Red Cross, but knowing the history of the Red Cross, what percentage of that money goes to actually helping the victims?  Its definitely a worthy cause, wanting to help out victims and give relief, I would not call the Red Cross a worthy organization however and would encourage people to do some actual research, there are better ways to give to those in need.
     
     
  • AnirethAnireth Member Posts: 786 Uncommon
    While this is certainly nice, they should simply donate 0.1% of the earnings each month and it would be way off the chart compared to this, which also makes players spend even more money on a game.
     

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  • AkumawraithAkumawraith Fort wayne, INMember Posts: 363 Uncommon
    Originally posted by Anireth
    While this is certainly nice, they should simply donate 0.1% of the earnings each month and it would be way off the chart compared to this, which also makes players spend even more money on a game.  
    That Crooked CEO of Activision Kotick would never agree to give .1% or any amount of monthly earnigs even for a few hours. Hes a greedy piece of trash that is intent on ruining everything he touches. It was a sad day when Blizzard sold out to Activision....

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  • AkumawraithAkumawraith Fort wayne, INMember Posts: 363 Uncommon
    That Crooked CEO of Activision Kotick would never agree to give .1% or any amount of monthly earnigs even for a few hours. Hes a greedy piece of trash that is intent on ruining everything he touches. It was a sad day when Blizzard sold out to Activision....
     

     

     
     

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    Tired of: Linear quest games, dailies, and dumbed down games

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