Contract

Colorado Folds Purchase Agreement

Name of Purchaser (print):______________________________________

Address: ______________________________________

Phone: ______________________________ E-mail: _______________________________

E-mail: ______________________________________

Name of Seller (print): ______________________________________

Address: ______________________________________  

Phone: ______________________________ E-mail: _______________________________________

  1. The purpose of this contract is to protect all parties: the purchaser, the seller, and the cat or kitten. If there are any problems, questions, concerns, or issues that you need help with, feel free to contact ____________________. We want the adoptive parent(s) and/or family to be completely happy with the new kitten and his or her transition to the new home. Transitioning is easy for some kittens but more difficult for others, and kittens/cats handle stress in various ways. If there are ANY issues please call ________________________, who will provide you with all the help she can to make this time easier for the new parents and the kitten.

  1. A non-refundable deposit of $200.00 is required for purchase of the cat/kitten. Should the purchaser, after having paid the deposit, decide against purchasing the kitten, he or she forfeits the deposit. The kitten or cat will be temporarily reserved for seven days once the seller is given notice that the purchaser is sending the deposit. If the deposit is not received within seven days the temporary reservation will cease. Initial________

  1. The purchaser shall make the deposit called for under this contract via PayPal or in the form of cash, a check, money order, or cashier’s check. The payment shall be made in U.S. currency. Payments made via PayPal shall be sent to the email address_______________________ . An additional 3% of the payment amount must be added to payments made via PayPal; this serves to cover the fee that the seller is charged by PayPal for the transfer of funds. A deposit made in the form of check, money order, or cashier’s check shall be made payable to and mailed to:

Final payment for the cat must be provided in the form of cash, cashier’s check, or money order before the kitten is transferred to the purchaser. The purchaser will pay all travel and shipping expenses. Should the seller agree to help transfer the cat in person, any mileage will be at the expense of the purchaser. Initial___________

  1. The seller guarantees the kitten to be in good health at the time of purchase for a period of 48 hours. It will be the responsibility of the purchaser to have the kitten examined by a veterinarian within 48 hours. Within that 48 hour period, if found to be seriously medically deficient, the seller will take the kitten back and refund payment, less the deposit and any shipping charges, under the following conditions: the seller is provided with proper documentation, from a licensed veterinarian, stating the medical issue and that the cat is seriously medically deficient; a second examination by a veterinarian of the seller’s choice corroborates these claims. This cat/kitten is not guaranteed against respiratory disease, fleas, ringworms or any nuisance disease. After the 48 hour period, the seller can no longer guarantee the cat’s health, except for birth defects.

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  1. The seller guarantees the cat against lethal genetic or congenital defects for 6 months following the date of purchase. If, during these 6 months, the cat should die or have to be destroyed due to a genetic or congenital defect, the seller will replace the cat/kitten with a cat/kitten at the seller’s earliest convenience, should the following conditions be met: the purchaser provides the seller with a necropsy by a licensed impartial Veterinary Pathologist, at the purchaser’s expense, stating that the cause of death is unquestionably a genetic or congenital defect; a second examination by a veterinarian of the seller’s choice corroborates these claims.

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  1. Seller assumes no liability or responsibility for any veterinary care for this cat after the purchaser takes possession of said cat. Under no circumstances will the seller be responsible for any veterinary bills incurred by the purchaser.

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  1. This cat is being sold with no breeding rights and on a spay/neuter agreement.

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  1. The buyer agrees that the kitten will be spayed/neutered by the time the kitten reaches five lbs. or six months of age, whichever comes first, at buyer’s expense. Within three months of receiving the kitten, purchaser will provide the seller with either documentation of the spay/neuter appointment or the veterinarian’s guarantee that the appointment exists and will be carried out. Proof (e.g., veterinary bill, phone call from veterinarian) that the cat has been sterilized must be provided before the cat reaches six months of age. If the cat is not spayed/neutered by five lbs. or six months of age and/or proof of sterilization is not provided, seller will enforce breach of contract for the maximum dollar amount.

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Treatment of Cat

  1. Under NO circumstances shall this kitten/cat be permitted to live outdoors.

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Under NO circumstances shall this kitten/cat be tattooed, pierced, or undergo any unnecessary         “fashionable” body modification.

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The new cat should be confined to a private room with toys, food, the kitten’s litter box, and plenty of human contact until accustomed to his/her new surroundings. Seller will provide a list of the foods and supplements the cat has been eating.  Please be careful that his or her diet is not changed drastically. The seller will make her best effort to send home a sample of what the cat is eating, to help purchaser through the first few days.

Acknowledgement of Deposit Paid and Acceptance of Contract

Purchaser and seller signatures that appear immediately below indicate that the seller has received the deposit and the purchaser has agreed to the terms of this contract.

This portion serves as the Purchaser’s receipt for the deposit. This document is a legally binding contract. In signing this document the Purchaser acknowledges that he or she has read, fully understands, and agrees to ALL of the terms and conditions stated above.

Name of Purchaser (print): ______________________________

Purchaser signature: ______________________________ Date: _________________

Name of Seller (print): ______________________________

Seller signature: ______________________________ Date: _________________

Transfer of Ownership of Kitten and Receipt of Sale

Purchaser and seller signatures that appear immediately below indicate that the kitten/cat has been sold and is now the property of the purchaser.

Name of Purchaser (print): ______________________________

Signature of Purchaser: ______________________________ Date: _____________________

Name of Seller (print): ______________________________

Signature of Seller: ______________________________ Date: _____________________