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#1 LucyGoose

Posted 29 November 2017 - 10:04 PM

My DD's have asked for a fingerling.  I saw them in a kmart catalogue but they are sold out,  and can't seem to get them anywhere!  Are they highly sought after or am I looking in the wrong places.  Help!!!???

#2 Bereckii

Posted 29 November 2017 - 10:25 PM

Highly sought after.

And - as far as Auatralian stores go - only available through Kmart I think?

I was stalking the local Kmart (for weeks) and eventually put my name down on their list to have them call me when stock finally came in. I finally got a call this week.

I'm in Melb. But, by the look of the "check in store" function on the Kmart website, the shortage has been in other cities too (be warned - that function on the website is not reliable tho - it was showing stock available at my local for a few weeks even after they were long sold out)

#3 Hey what.@

Posted 30 November 2017 - 02:27 PM

Might not arrive in time from overseas.... but they are on wish.com

#4 2_little_boys

Posted 30 November 2017 - 02:37 PM


#5 born.a.girl

Posted 30 November 2017 - 03:48 PM

View PostBereckii, on 29 November 2017 - 10:25 PM, said:

- it was showing stock available at my local for a few weeks even after they were long sold out)

Same with many of their items. They did give me a reasonable explanation of why 'low stock' might mean they have none, but when it just said 'in stock' we felt confident hoofing over to that store, only to find again, out of stock.

I'll always be ringing from now on, for anything, given we're not close to any of them.

#6 Bel rose

Posted 30 November 2017 - 08:21 PM

I ordered some on eBay but now they've been removed from sale. I'm hoping they turn up!

#7 Tiredmum4

Posted 02 December 2017 - 07:51 PM

Jeeze they are cute! My kids have never heard of them, but I know they would love them. Now to hunt a few down...

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