Cat/Kitten Adoption Agreement
This agreement pertains to the adoption of a(n)
___________________( breed) ______(sex)__________________________(color)
The quality of the cat/kitten is: _____ show _____ breeder _____pet. (check applicable box) The cat/kitten will be _____ shown,
____ used for breeding, or ______ spayed/neutered.
A monetary contribution for the benefit of cats in the ammount of $__________ is made to the following organization: ____The
Nashville Humane Association, ____ The Winn Feline Foundation, _____The Sy Howard Legislative Fund, or ____The Diehl Cattery.
The sole purpose of this CFA registered cattery is to preserve the quality and integrity of the Persian/Exotic breeds, as outlined in
the CFA Breed Standards, and in accordance with the CFA Code Of Ethics. The breeder, Evelyn Diehl, maintains the sole right to
determine the quality of this cat/kitten. If deemed to be pet quality, or if adopted for the purpose of being a household pet, this
cat/kitten may not be used for breeding under any circumstances.
The Adopting Party Agrees to the Following Standards of Care:
1.) This cat/kitten will always be transported safely in a cat carrier.
2.) This cat/kitten will be maintined indoors at all times for it's safety and for protection against disease or injury.
(Decks, patios, and balconies which are not enclosed shall not be considered, "indoors.")
3.) This cat/kitten will not be declawed or otherwise mutillated.
4.) This cat/kitten will be kept well fed, groomed, and will recieve prompt veterinary care when needed, at the new owner's
expense. Caring for a pet can be costly, and you are advised not to proceede with adoption if you cannot provide quality care.
5.) The new owner has been advised that transitioning to a new home is stressful for cats and kittens, and may increase
suceptability to minor illness. Failure to adhere to the breeder's recommendations can increase these risks. The new owner
agrees to follow the breeder's recommendations to minimize stress during the transition period.
6.) If adopted as a household pet, this kitten will be spayed or neutered prior to reaching nine months of age.
7.) This cat/kitten will not ever be turned over to an animal shelter, pound, or research facility.
The Breeder Agrees to the Following Terms of Adoption:
1.) This cat/kitten is current on vital vaccinations and deemed to be in good health at the time of adoption, to the best of
the breeder's knowledge. ______________________________________________________________(note exceptions here)
2.) This cat/kitten may be examined by a veterinarian within five days of the date of adoption, at the new owner's expense.
If found to be suffering from a serious congenital defect or illness, the cat/kitten may be returned. The breeder will render
appropriate care and refund donations made to her, but not those made to any other organization.
3.) The breeder agrees to provide the adopting party with the cat/kitten's vaccination record, sample of food, detailed care
instructions, and any additional information pertinent to the health or care of the cat/kitten. For pet kittens or retirees,
the CFA registration paper is provided at the breeder's discretion.
4.) If the cat/kitten is deemed by the breeder to be of sufficient merrit for showing and/or breeding, it's pedigree, CFA
registration paper, and DNA test results will be also provided.
5.) There are no guarentees made as to the future health, show acheivements, or reproductive capacity of this cat/kitten.
6.) The breeder shall not be held liable for the actions of this cat/kitten, such as damage to property, injury to humans or
other animals, or medical ro veterinary care for any reason.
7.) As there is no blood test for FIP at this time, the breeder guarentees this cat/kitten for 30 days for death from FIP.
An autopsy report conferming FIP as the cause of death is required for a monetary refund from the breeder. Donations
made to other organizations cannot be refunded.
Signature of adopting party:_____________________________________________________________ Date:____________________
Signature of breeder:__________________________________________________________________ Date:_____________________
The Exotic Breed