The following is an example of our Pet Kitten Purchase Contract. There is a separate contract for Breeding Rights and for Showing Privileges. We really care about our Kittens and Cats and put a lot of effort into being a responsible Breeder.
Santa Fe Bengal Cattery Kitten Purchase Contract
This Contract is in keeping with "The International Cat Association Breeders' Voluntary Code of Ethics."
At the time of Kitten pick up, SFBC will provide the following items to go home with the Kitten: • Santa Fe Bengal Cattery Certificate of Sire and Dam SBT numbers, Date of Birth, and TICA Litter Registration number, if available, or provided on the TICA Blue Slip after confirmed spay/neuter. • The Kitten's Health Record, showing two Fel-o-vax 4, all-killed virus, vaccinations. • A copy of SFBC Purchase Contract. • A sampling of recommended Kitten food. • A Kitten toy. • Santa Fe Bengal Cattery Information web site address and Cattery telephone number.
BUYER is responsible to have their Kitten neutered/spayed by a licensed Veterinarian. The transfer of a pet Kitten Ownership is not complete, until the Kitten is neutered/spayed at approximately six months of age and proof of the surgery is provided, in writing, from the Buyer's Veterinary Office to SFBC. If requested, SFBC will be permitted to visit and view the Kitten at the Buyer's residence and/or the Buyer will provide photographs of the Kitten. After confirmation of the neuter/spay surgery, which is the Buyer's contractual obligation and financial responsibility, SFBC will issue the Kitten TICA "Blue Slip" for the official transfer of ownership to the Buyer from the Seller. The Buyer is responsible for completing the Blue Slip paperwork and mailing it, along with the appropriate fee, to TICA.
BUYER agrees to provide the Kitten with a safe and loving home environment. Also, to maintain the Kitten's health care and to update vaccinations as recommended by their Veterinarian. However, the Kitten WILL NOT be vaccinated for FIP, WILL only be administered ALL-KILLED virus vaccines, and WILL be vaccinated for the FeLV/FIV modified-live AVIAN-BASED virus vaccine as an exception to the all-killed vaccines.
BUYER agrees NEVER to allow the Kitten to roam freely outside of their residence. Buyer also agrees to provide companionship, exercise, toys, and NEVER to cage the Kitten, unless boarding the Kitten at an approved Boarding facility or Veterinary facility is necessary.
BUYER agrees that the Kitten will never be given or sold to any animal shelter, cat wholesaler, pet shop retailer, research facility, or donated for any purpose. If ever the Kitten/Cat needs to be re-homed, Santa Fe Bengal Cattery will assist the Buyer with re-homing.
SELLER has vaccinated the Kitten for Panleukopenia, Rhinotracheitis, Calici Virus, and Chlamydia Psittici (Fel-O-Vax 4) using only all-killed virus. SFBC tests for FeLV/FIV and is negative in ALL cats, September 2008.
SELLER has raised the Kitten in a loving home environment and has only used non-clay Cat Litter, as well as only feeding the Kitten appropriate high grade Kitten food. And is also available by email or telephone to answer questions regarding the Kitten.
SELLER provides a Health Guarantee, Click HERE to review the details.
Kitten Breed: Bengal Gender: Male or Female (circle one) Birthday: ____________
Pelt Markings and Coloration: ____________________________________________________