Charley Brindley, Breeder
176 Dillon Road, Seymour MO 65746
The purpose of this contract is to define what Kittytracks Cattery is providing, and to define what is expected of the person buying a cat from us. These provisions are designed to protect the cat being purchased and other pets in the Buyer's household.
This contract is between Charley Brindley, hereinafter known as the Seller, and ________________________hereinafter known as the Buyer.
This is to certify that the cat known as:___________________
Breed: _______ Color: _________
Female ____ Spayed Female _____ Male _____ Neutered Male _____
Birth date: ____________________
is sold as a pet only unless "Breeder" is checked below:
Pet __ Breeder __ Show/Breeder _____ Show Quality Pet _____
Buyer’s Name: ____________________________________________
Street Address: ____________________________________________
City & State, Zip: ___________________________________________
Phone Number: ____________________________________________
Price or Terms: ____________________________________________
Provisions of Contract:
Buyer will pay the Seller a non-refundable deposit agreed upon requesting that a cat be reserved for the Buyer. The balance of the purchase price is to be paid at delivery of the reserved cat unless the cat is being air shipped, in which case the balance of the purchase price plus the cost for shipping, air carrier and health certificate is to be paid before the cat is shipped. Once a deposit is placed to reserve a cat, that cat will not be sold to another Buyer.
Transportation expenses for delivery of the cat to places other than the Springfield, Missouri area shall be paid for by the Buyer. Expenses may include, but are not limited to: airline fees, a veterinary examination and state health certificate as required by an airline and an airline approved carrier. Delivery shall be made at a time and place agreeable to both parties. If the cat is being shipped by air and the airline will not accept live animals because of severe weather conditions at either the point of departure or arrival, delivery will be made as soon as clearance is received by the air carrier at a time agreeable to both parties.
The Seller will provide at the time of sale to the Buyer, the CFF or TICA registration form necessary for registering this cat.
On the date of delivery, the Seller shall provide the Buyer with a vaccination record and dietary recommendations.
The Seller guarantees that the cat is healthy at time of sale, immunized as shown in the vaccination record, but does not guarantee against internal or external parasites or ringworm after it has left the breeder’s premises.
Buyer agrees to have the cat examined by a licensed veterinarian within 3 days of pickup or delivery. Buyer also agrees to keep the cat isolated from all other pets before being examined by the veterinarian.
Please note that during times of stress, such as going to a new home, cats can exhibit temporary signs of illness which may include: sneezing, runny nose, watery eyes, diarrhea, vomiting and or constipation.
If the Buyer’s veterinarian, upon the initial examination, feels the animal is ill and that the illness was present but not disclosed prior to sale, a diagnosis of disease other than stress-induced minor upper respiratory infection is made, Buyer agrees to provide a written report to the Seller, signed by the examining licensed veterinarian, including the diagnosis and all test results on which the diagnosis is based. Only after immediate return of the cat to the Seller, the Seller will replace the animal with one of similar quality (excluding shipping or delivery) if one is available. The Seller has a period of six months from the date of this contract to provide a replacement cat.
The Seller should be contacted at once before any major treatment is begun. Do not proceed with any treatments unless you are making a decision to keep the cat.
The Seller prefers that the Buyer never declaw this cat and understands that declawing is a mutilation and a cruelty that is likely to alter the cat’s temperament and health.
If, within one year from the date of this contract, the cat is found to suffer from any hereditary or congenital defect which is life threatening or injurious to health or dies within a year's time, and provided Seller is still breeding cats, the Seller will at his option either replace the cat with another cat of equal quality or refund the purchase price of the cat (at the Seller's option) only if the cat received the proper medical treatment in a timely fashion to try to save the cat's life and this treatment is confirmed by written statement from a veterinarian and provided to the Seller to back up the claim. Seller must view all licensed veterinary certified reports and all certified licensed pathologist autopsy reports. Guarantee is limited to replacement or purchase price refund and shall not cover veterinary fees or other extraordinary expenses. This guarantee is valid up to one year from purchase date. If the buyer fails to take the kitten to the veterinarian within 3 days of delivery of the kitten to the buyer, this guarantee becomes null and void.
The Buyer agrees not to sell, lease, abandon or give this cat to any pet shop, research facility, animal shelter or similar facilities, for either resale or test purposes.
All legal fees and court costs necessary to enforce this contract will be the obligation of the Buyer, including all those incurred by the Seller. Should any part of this contract be found to be illegal or invalid or unenforceable in a court of law in the state of Missouri, sale to be instituted in same, the entirety of the contract is to remain valid and enforceable. Any legal action which may arise under the terms of this contract will be brought in the city/county of the Seller's residence.
In as much as the below signed Buyer has read and understood the terms and restrictions of the sale and understand that this contract is a legal and binding agreement, a legal document, enforceable within the confines of this United States of America and that the costs incurred in inter-state litigation by the Seller are within the accepted responsibilities of the Buyer, this contract is a legal and effectual and enforceable document within and by all of the boundaries of this United States.
The signatures below indicate a full agreement and approval of the terms of this agreement.
SIGNATURE:___________ DATE ______________