Please take the time to read over our contract. We will provide you with a copy to sign and a signed copy to take home at the time of kitten pick up.
Conditions of Sale
Kitten will be spayed or neutered
before they go home. No exceptions. Buyer will be provided with the TICA “blue slip” for
Kitten/Cat will not be mistreated
and will have fresh water, food and a clean litter box at all times. Kitten/Cat
will have frequent and kind human attention. Kitten/Cat will be provided with a
scratching post and/or cardboard scratcher, as well as plenty of toys.
Kitten/Cat will receive a yearly
veterinary exam to include any care needed to maintain the ongoing good health
of the animal. Kitten/Cat will not be denied veterinary care at any time.
Kitten/Cat WILL NOT be
allowed outside except on a leash/harness (under close supervision) or in a
completely enclosed run. Kitten/Cat will not be caged or kept in an unsuitable
room, basement, or garage.
Kitten/Cat WILL NOT be
Buyer will not, under any
circumstances, sell or lease Kitten/Cat to any animal shelter, research
facility, laboratory, pet store, or any other commercial enterprise.
If this Kitten/Cat is found to be
neglected or mistreated, the Buyer will surrender Kitten/Cat to the Breeder or
Breeder’s Representative immediately and unconditionally.
The Breeder guarantees the Kitten to
be healthy at the time of sale (to the best of her knowledge), FeLV/FIV
negative, and free from any life-threatening illnesses, infections, internal
& external parasites, ear mites, fleas, and ringworm. This guarantee is
valid for 14 days from the date of purchase (delivery/pickup). During this period
of time, the Kitten should not be exposed to any ill animals (doing so will
void this health agreement).
The Breeder recommends the Buyer
take the Kitten to their own veterinarian (at Buyer’s expense) within the first
72 hours for their own satisfaction and protection. If the vet feels that the
kitten is ill and the illness was present prior to the sale the Breeder should
be contacted at once, before any major treatment has begun, (except in an
emergency situation). The Breeder will (upon receipt of a statement from the
examining veterinarian that the illness was present prior to sale) pay the cost
of the medical treatment (up to half the purchase price of the Kitten). If the
Kitten should die from a problem present prior to the sale, the Breeder will
either replace the Kitten with one of equal quality or refund the purchase
price listed on the first page of this contract.
The Breeder guarantees against the
death of a Kitten due to genetic defects for one year from the date of purchase
(FeLV, FIV, and FIP are NOT genetic and are specifically excluded). In the
unlikely event of death of this Kitten due to genetic abnormalities (proof is
to be provided to the Breeder in the form of an exact cause of death and
including the description of the Kitten’s date of birth, name, sex, color and
pattern from the veterinarian), the Breeder will replace the Kitten with one of
equal quality (if available) or refund the Buyer’s purchase price listed on the
first page of this contract.
Health guarantee will not be honored
if ownership changes.
The Breeder agrees to accept the
Kitten back and refund the purchase price, excluding deposit (deposit is not
refundable) if within 14 days the Buyer finds that allergy reactions make it
impossible to keep the Kitten.
If the Kitten is returned to the
Cattery between 15 and 30 days after the date of purchase, the Breeder will
refund $250.00 only.
If at any time after the first 30
days the Buyer can no longer take care of the Kitten/Cat the Breeder agrees to
accept the Kitten/Cat back without any obligation to refund any of the purchase