Terms of agreement



If you are considering adopting a Ragdoll kitten from us, we require you to carefully read and agree to all of the following terms.



Your Responsibilities:

~A $200 deposit per kitten is required to reserve your kitten(s). This deposit is nonrefundable and helps cover our time spent with buyers, our costs in raising the kittens and maintaining a healthy cattery and helps protect us and the kittens.
~We have a no de-claw policy. This procedure is painful, harmful and could alter the personality and/or cause aggression.
~Under no circumstances will the cat/kitten be allowed outdoors. This is for the safety of not only the natural wildlife around you, but also for your pet. Aside from parasites and diseases that can easily be picked up by your cat outdoors, they would also be exposed to many other dangers [such as dog attacks, cat fights, car accidents, loss or theft.
~You will unconditionally be required to spay or neuter your kitten. You will be required to sign a contract stating you will have this procedure done. You will not be given registration papers until you have provided proof directly from a licensed veterinarian that the kitten has been altered.
~You will be responsible for providing a safe home environment and proper care to your kitten. This includes but is not limited to: good food, fresh water, regular veterinary care and hygienic indoor facilities.


 
Our Responsibilities:

~We will provide you with a healthy kitten that has been examined by a licensed veterinarian who will be provide a health certificate.

~We will provide the initial de-wormings, flea treatment, and round of shots and the corresponding record for the kitten.

~We will provide a 2-year health guarantee against fatal genetic or congenital defects. This guarantee will offer replacement of the kitten but no cash refunds.



For a complete review of the Terms of Agreement, see our Contract below.

[Abbey Road Rags]

Kitten Contract                                                                                      

This agreement is made this date: _____________ and is between the seller/breeder and the buyer as named below:

           

Seller Name:    Danielle K.                                           Buyer Name:    ___________________________     

Address:          ___________________________                            Address:            ___________________________     

                         ___________________________                                                        ___________________________     

Phone:             ___________________________                             Phone:               ___________________________     

Email:               abbeyroadrags@yahoo.com              Email:                ___________________________     

Website:          www.abbeyroadrags.com

 
Seller/Breeder and Buyer are collectively known as “parties” and the kitten will be known as “Cat”.

 
The buyer agrees to obtain from the breeder a cat for the amount of: $900.00 (+6% PA Sales Tax)
Less deposit: $200.00                       Balance: $754.00                               Paid & Initials:


Date of birth:  -                       Dam:   MakeBelieve Abbey Adored             Pattern: Colorpoint

Sex:     Female                         Sire:    MakeBelieve Mister Jude                   Color:  Blue

 
This Cat is not being sold under co-ownership terms. Payment in full as cash only, must be made prior to buyer taking ownership of the Cat.

Buyer’s Responsibility:

The Buyer agrees to take proper care of this Cat. Proper care of the Cat includes but is not limited to: providing sanitary living conditions, age-appropriate quality food, and fresh water, regular veterinary care including appropriate shots, parasite control, and preventive health care.  The death, injury or loss of said Cat due to theft, carelessness, recklessness, abuse, neglect, heat stroke or accident will not entitle the Buyer to any compensation from the Breeder. Under no circumstances is the Cat to be vaccinated for FIP. 


Under no circumstances is the Cat allowed to roam outdoors. The cat is to be Indoor only. Under no circumstances is the Cat to be de-clawed.  This procedure could alter the personality and cause aggression. 

Under no circumstances is the Cat to be used for breeding.  Buyer agrees to Spay or Neuter the Cat through a licensed veterinarian as soon as the DVM deems appropriate. TICA registration papers will not be released to the Buyer until written proof that the Cat has been altered is provided in writing to the Breeder.

Buyer is requested to isolate the new Cat from other cats and kittens for a minimum of five days. New kittens may show physical signs of stress including, but not limited to, sneezing, runny nose, watery eyes, diarrhea and/or constipation. 

If Buyer fails to comply with any aspect of this agreement, Buyer forfeits any rights Buyer might otherwise have.

 

Breeder’s Responsibility:


2 Year Health Guarantee:

The breeder certifies that, upon receipt, the cat is in good health. This cat has the following conditions now:

______________________________________________________________________________________

Those conditions are excluded from any guarantee and are not valid to reject the cat due to these conditions.

The health guarantee is valid for 2 years from the date of pickup.

The health guarantee covers the Cat against fatal genetic disorders and congenital defects. If the Cat should die or have to be destroyed due to a genetic defect before it is 2 years old, Breeder will replace the Cat upon being provided an autopsy report and the breeder will try, but is not obligated to replace the exact color or pattern. The necropsy report must be signed by a licensed veterinary pathologist and state unquestionably that there was a genetic defect. There will be no monetary refunds. 

Breeder guarantees the Cat to be healthy at the time of purchase for 72 hours. Buyer may have a licensed veterinarian examine the Cat within 72 hours of delivery/pickup. If the veterinarian does not deem the Cat “fit for sale”, buyer must notify the seller immediately. If it is found that there is a serious health question, Buyer has 48 hours after the veterinary exam in which to ask for a Cat replacement in writing. The request must be accompanied by a letter from the veterinarian stating why the Cat’s health is in question. Breeder retains the right to have their veterinarian review and express an opinion regarding this letter. Any condition that is minor, correctable/curable or a breed related minor condition is NOT covered. Seller is not obligated to replace the exact color or pattern, although the breeder will try. Seller will replace the Cat as soon as a suitable replacement is available. Breeder is not responsible for any veterinary fees. Under no circumstances will a monetary refund be given. Buyer agrees to pay return shipping (if applicable) or delivery of the Cat. Breeder does not accept responsibility for contagious diseases diagnosed after 72 hours from the date of purchase. Conditions such as heat stroke, exhaustion, dehydration and other heat related conditions are not covered in any way. Conditions such as parasites, colds, kennel cough, parvo, respiratory infections, FIP and other such illnesses are also not covered.

Purchase price does include 3 in1 vaccinations (Rhino, PanLeuk, Calici) appropriate for the age of the Cat, de-wormings appropriate for the age of the cat, one dose flea treatment of nitenpyram, and a wellness exam administered by a licensed DVM. 

Breeder agrees to provide a complete record of all vaccinations for the Cat.  Buyer agrees to vaccinate the Cat as appropriate. If the Buyer chooses to inoculate for FIP, Breeder will not warrantee the kitten, if said kitten should contract FIP, Breeder will not be responsible for any adverse reactions to subsequent vaccines of 3-way, 4-way or FeLV. Breeder will not be responsible for any veterinary expenses or shipping costs.

Breeder does not guarantee the Cat on size, color, pattern or potential look of the Cat. The Cat is being sold as pet quality only and not a show or breeding Cat. No warranty is given to the buyer for any special purpose or function of this Cat.

Notes: ____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

This is the agreement between the parties and is valid and agreed to by all parties. All parties have read and understood and agreed to this control in full by signing below.

Seller:  ________________________________________ Date: _____________

Buyer:  ________________________________________ Date: _____________