Shrubs, shirts & schnapps – this week's MSE Forum highlights

Stop what else you're doing and get a few of the week's MSE Forum highlights in your eyes.

Money Moral Dilemma

Every week, the Money Tips email features a real-life Money Moral Dilemma (MMD for short). They're intended to encourage debate and, as such, they're usually among the most discussed threads each week.

I don't want to adopt the cat I feed as I'll have to pay vet bills, am I in the wrong?

Last summer, a cat began coming into my house. It didn't have a collar and looked thin, and when it began spending most of the day at mine, I started buying it food. Eventually I found out it belonged to a neighbour, who has several other pets. They asked if I wanted to adopt the cat since it now effectively lives with me. I said no, because to me that just means paying vet bills... the neighbour didn't seem happy. Am I in the wrong, or should they be thankful I'm already paying for their cat's food?

You can find out what our MSE Forumites think and add your own two cents on the Money Moral Dilemma discussion thread. Heed the MSE Forum rules: keep it kind and keep it clean. Remember, there's a real person behind every Money Moral Dilemma.

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Latest comping wins

One of our most popular boards, Competitions Time is where compers come to find and share competitions. There is no shortage of success stories. This week, mmm_wine won three bottles of flavoured schnapps from a Marie Claire 'mag daily' competition.

Three bottles of booze, and make it schnappy

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