Last update
February 10, 2019







Terms and conditions


SALE RULES/TERMS OF VITA-NOVA CATTERY


1.
We never sell our kittens to catteries keeping cats in cages, to pet shops and for re-selling.
2.
Under no circumstances will this kitten be re- sold by the Buyer to other breeders, leased, or given to any pet shop, animal shelter, research laboratory or similar facility .
3.
We reserve the right of refusal of selling a kitten at every moment.
4.
Kittens are evaluated at the time of reservation.
The Buyer fully understands and agrees that the Breeder   of the cat/kitten  does not guarantee the future development, health, reproductive capabilities or show achievements of this cat/kitten
5.
The kitten is reserved only when we receive a deposit from the Buyer .
The deposit is $ 1 000 US D or  1 000 Euro (depending of the currency of the kitten`s price).
6.
Deposits are not refundable no matter of the reason why the Buyer decided not to buy the reserved kitten.
7.
All shipping expenses: transportation price (shipping in cargo or using a service of a courier), price of the health certificate, price of the microchip, price of the carrier are paid by the Buyer.
8.
The price of the kitten and the cost of shipping expenses must to be paid by the Buyer completely 4 weeks before the departure date of the kitten.
9.
By veterinary rules of Russia the Kittens can leave our home when they are 4 months old at least.
10.
The Buyer must provide companionship for this kitten/cat and never leave it alone for extended periods of time without human attention.
11.
The Buyer agrees to provide responsible ownership with due consideration of the welfare of the kitten/cat at all times.
12.
The kitten/cat will never be declawed, caged or allowed to roam outdoors without supervision.
13.
The Buyer agrees to feed the kitten/cat a nutritious complete diet and provide with fresh water and a clean litter box available at all times.
14.
The Buyer must keep the kitten/cat free of fleas, mites, worms, fungus, and other internal and external parasites in a secure and clean environment. The Buyer is also required to keep up with the daily maintenance and grooming.
15.
The Buyer agrees to provide proper veterinary care if needed and as many times it is needed for the kitten/cat including all yearly vaccinations.
16.
All veterinary fees are the sole responsibility of the Buyer. Under no circumstances the Breeder will be held liable/responsible for any veterinary bills of this kitten after the kitten leaves the Breeder`s home.
17.
The Breeder is selling a breeder/show quality kitten/cat that meets  CFA Exotic/Persian breed standards with breeding rights and understanding that it will be shown to its fullest potential in CFA system cat shows while providing the best care and grooming.
The Buyer agrees that this cat/kitten is sold to be shown in CFA cat shows. 
18.
The Breeder cannot guarantee the show success of this kitten/cat. Breeder feels that this kitten/cat is a good representative of the breed, but show successes are dependent of outside factors beyond the Breeders control including (but not limited to) competition, grooming, condition, health and maturity.
19.
We NEVER refund the money but in certain situations described in paragraphs # 25 and # 29 of this Sales Rules/Terms will replace the kitten/cat.
20.
The kitten is clinically healthy to full breeders knowledge at the time of delivery/shipping.
21.
The kitten is veterinary checked /examined by a state vet at the moment when the Veterinary Health certificate for travel is issued prior to leaving the Breeder`s house.
22.
Veterinary Health certificate where the kitten/cat is found by the state Border vet clinically healthy is provided and comes with the kitten.
23.
The kitten arrives to the Buyer after vet check at the state border vet office of Russia at the moment of crossing the state border of Russia accompanied by a vet health certificate issued and signed by the state border vet of Russia).
24.
Some variations to paragraphs # 21, #22, #23 can happen when the Buyer is himself organizing shipping of the kitten or comes himself to Moscow to take the kitten back home with him.
25.
It is the Buyer's responsibility to have this kitten/cat examined by a licensed veterinarian within 72 hours after arrival date.
If during the vet examination of the kitten while the 72 hour health guarantee period of time after the arrival date this cat/kitten is found by the licensed vet medically deficient with an untreatable or life threatening illness (documentation required issued by a licensed Veterinarian and supported with medical tests, ultrasound or other examinations ) it must be reported to the Breeder immediately.
The Buyer must grant access of the Breeder to all vet records and will also provide the Breeder with the phone number and e-mail address of the licensed vet who examined the kitten while 72 hours after arrival and will allow the Breeder (or the Breeder`s veterinarian) to speak with the Buyer`s Veterinarian.
If the kitten is proved by vet examinations supported with proper test results to be seriously ill by untreatable or life threatening illness the Breeder will replace this kitten/cat upon its return to the Breeder with another kitten/cat of equal value at the Breeder`s first opportunity.
All shipping expenses are at the Buyer`s expense - Buyer will pay all transportation costs and all shipping expenses for the return of the kitten/cat and of the replacement kitten/cat.
If no replacement is available at the time of return, the Breeder will have up to two years to furnish a comparable kitten/cat of same breed, quality, gender, color.
The kitten/cat can not be returned to the Breeder after the 72 hour health guarantee period has expired and/or the kitten was exposed to any other kitten/cat.
The Breeder will not honor the 72 hour health guarantee if the kitten/cat dies of a virus from contact with any another animal after leaving the Breeder`s house.
The Buyer agrees to provide immediate veterinary care to the kitten/cat if it shows signs of distress, illness, or injury after arrival.
Failure to do so will make the 72 hour health guarantee null and void.
Under no circumstances is the kitten/cat to be destroyed prior to notification by the Buyer of the Breeder. If the kitten/cat dies within the 72 hour health guarantee despite medical treatment, replacement will be made ONLY if a licensed veterinarian certifies the cause of death.
After 72 hour health guarantee period after arrival of the kitten expires - no claims concerning health problems will be accepted.
After 72 hours of the health guarantee period expires the Breeder cannot be held responsible for future FeLV/FIV/FIP and any other bacterial or viral infectious diseases, parasites, or fungus, due to the fact that these can be contracted anywhere in the environment after leaving the Breeder's home.
26.
We guarantee that the kitten/cat is free from PKD as all our adults are PKD DNA tested negative in UC DAVIS (USA).
27.
We don`t guarantee against HCM  (though all our adults are tested HCM negative) or other slow developing genetic health problems that can develop after a period of time later in life and as no DNA test exists for testing.
28.
We don`t guarantee against the kittens/cats infertility as it can develop as the result of poor husbandry practices, injury, disease or infection, using of medicines occurring after purchase and are beyond the Breeders control.
29.
Should a life threatening genetic congenital defect (except for listed in paragraph # 27) appear in the kitten/cat within 1 month since the arriving date to the Buyer a licensed Veterinarian must document it.
Upon supplying the Breeder with this documentation, the Breeder will replace the kitten/cat with another of equal value at the Breeder's first opportunity.
If no replacement is available at the time of return the Breeder will have up to two year period to furnish a comparable kitten/cat of same breed, quality, gender, color.
Buyer understands that at no time for any reason will there be a monetary refund of any of the purchase price.
After the 1 month health guarantee period after arrival of the kitten expires - no claims concerning genetic health problems will be accepted.
30.
If the kitten is replaced for any reason by the Breeder - all shipping expenses (transporting price, price of vet papers, price of the carrier) are the sole responsibility of the Buyer (are at the Buyer`s expense).
31.
If for any reason the Buyer is no longer able to keep this kitten/cat,the Buyer MUST first offer the kitten/cat back to the Breeder at no cost.
Under no circumstances will this kitten/cat be sold, leased or given away to any pet store, humane society, research laboratory or similar facility.
32.
If any dispute shall arise between the Breeder and Buyer to this Sale Rules/Turms or over any terms in any way connected to this transaction the Buyer agrees that the place of venue for any such action lie in the court of the city of Moscow of the Russian Federation.
Any legal fees incurred in upholding this Sale Rules/Turms will be paid by the Buyer and will be the sole obligation of the Buyer, including all of those incurred by the Breeder.




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