Toddlers and office equipment generally don’t mix, and the Belnap family in Utah found that out the hard way.

After saving up more than $1,000 to pay for Utah football season tickets, the money went missing.

I’m sure you can see where this is going, and yep — the 2-year-old child had run that envelope through the shredder:


The parents said they laughed at first, then cried, then laughed some more, per an interview with KSL.

Perhaps there’s something that can be done, though. The government has an office that deals with mutilated cash, so the family may be able to recover some of that hard-earned cash (via