Over vaccinating can cause very serious life-threatening illnesses that vets cannot always diagnose. We recommend the 4-way distemper vaccine for the initial kitten booster. We recommend doing titer testing instead of constant dosing ever year which can be dangerous to kittens. The buyer promises to keep this kitten indoors and keep them up to date on the recommended vaccines.
Spay/Neuter Agreement. None. Buyer fully understands that this kitten has already been altered.
Declaw. Buyer agrees to NEVER declaw this kitten. Declawing is the surgical removal of not only the nail but the removal of the first joint of each toe. Declawing provides no health benefit to the kitten or cat.
The kitten is guaranteed to be in good physical health, parasite free and up to date on vaccinations on the date the kitten was received by the buyer. Buyer has 72 hours to have the kitten examined by a licensed veterinarian. Failure to do so voids the health guarantee. Until the kitten has been examined by a veterinarian, he or she needs to be kept away from all other animals.
If any serious congenital defect is found by the veterinarian during the initial exam performed within 72 hours then buyer must report this to the seller immediately. Congenital defects do not include “innocent kitten heart murmurs” (low grade murmurs).
Heart murmurs are somewhat common in young kittens of all breeds and they are almost always outgrown by 6 months of age. In the rare case that something serious is found by the veterinarian within the 72-hour period then the seller is responsible for replacing the kitten with another kitten of equal or greater value as soon as possible.
If a replacement kitten is not available within 1 year, then seller agrees to reimburse buyer the sale price of the kitten. Kitten is guaranteed to be free of fatal or serious congenital defects for 2 years from its date of birth. If kitten is found to have any serious congenital defect within the 2-year period then seller agrees to replace the kitten within 1 year. Seller has the right to request a second opinion from another licensed veterinarian at the buyer’s expense. If kitten dies suddenly then a necropsy report performed by a licensed veterinarian must show that the cause of death was related to a congenital condition. Buyer is responsible for all fees relating to obtaining a necropsy report. If a congenital defect was found to be the cause of death then seller agrees to replace the kitten within a period of 1 year. If there is not a kitten available within 1 year then seller agrees to reimburse buyer the sale price of the kitten.
Common illnesses and conditions such as upper respiratory tract infections (“Cat flu” HSV-1 & Feline calicivirus etc.), eye infections, fleas, parasites & GI viruses are NOT included in the 2-year health guarantee. These infections can be contracted anywhere in the environment after leaving the cattery and are not a result of genetics or breeding practices.
The kitten should not be administered the rabies vaccine at the same time as any other vaccines. Kittens are at increased risk for adverse reactions or death if the rabies vaccine is given at the same time as other vaccines. If the rabies vaccine is given at the same time as other vaccines and the kitten dies within 10 days of said vaccines then the health guarantee is void. No cash refunds. Seller is not responsible if the kitten dies of a virus from being exposed to another cat not from EastCoastDolls cattery. Under no circumstance will any veterinary bills incurred by the buyer be reimbursed by the seller.
Our kittens are guaranteed free of life-threatening viruses at the time of sale. We cannot guarantee for contagious pathogens after the kittens leave our home. Our kittens are guaranteed for 2 years for genetic life-threatening defects. A written veterinary report must be submitted stating that the defect was genetic in origin. A replacement kitten will then be offered. No cash refunds. Any kitten death that occurs during the health guarantee period must have a complete necropsy report by a licensed veterinarian at buyer’s expense stating it was genetic in origin.
Yes, we are registered with The International Cat Association (“TICA”).
The kitten leaves with their first two shots, vet visit, and a go home basket of goodies to help them settle in.
12 to 13 weeks.