Know Before You Buy Checklist

What you need to know before you buy a Bengal kitten

  • Read the contract prior to purchase; know what is and isn’t covered.
  • Does the kitten have clean ears and clear eyes? Is it free from visible parasites? Make sure the kitten doesn’t have sniffles or a runny nose.
  • Kittens should be 10-12 weeks old and not younger at placement.
  • Kittens and cats should be free of diarreah. Check under the tail to verify the area is clean and free of redness.
  • Cats and kittens coats should not be “greasy looking.”┬áThis may be a sign of ill health.
  • Has this kitten/cat ever seen the vet?
  • If paying for a purebred kitten/cat, does it come with papers?
  • Is the kitten/cat being sold as a pet, breeder or show kitten/cat?
  • Be sure your kitten has received it’s first two vaccinations prior to placement.
  • The kitten/cat should be playful, interactive and curious. Some timidity upon first meeting may be normal. Avoid a listless kitten/cat.
  • Do other cats and kittens in the environment look healthy?
  • Is the raised environment clean?
  • How has your kitten been socialized…ask.
  • Is the cat/kitten faithful in its litter box habits?
  • Does the kitten/cat come with a health record?
  • Does the kitten/cat come with a contract?
  • What tests have been performed on the kitten/cat and its parents (Felv/FIV.. some breeders are also testing for HCM, PKD, Hips Dysplasia, etc.)
  • Does the breeder have papers on the Sire/Dam?

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Know Before You Buy Checklist

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N L K V S L I T T E R T R A I N E D U I
A O U V Y T L E V I T C A R E T N I C I
Q L N F I V N E K Y W O U H S S H B G Q
T J J A Y S G E S N I F F L E S O E W V
V L N S I A I B M T A O C X J L B P M S
Z C M R T R L B D N G D X J D L A Y N N
S W S H R N A P L R O T K B U P Y O H G
H M N B H F P N Z E E R T L E F I L N S
O C S J U E Q R I S P D I R L T U A V K
W K M M T Z X I T R B A S V A J M P L T
S Y B G A J W I P Y E D R N N J E P K C
E E A R S V N V H S E T I A U E E R U A
L Y U C E G Y W U Z H C E K S X L R N R
J X M Q E B O D I E C Y X V W I L M I T
E T N T A H N L H A E P J L F Z T X E N
A M G E T Z A Q V S Y I B L V F Q E O O
F H S U O I G Y W K D L Y I Y O G S S C
Y O O U C F M O T T O B N A E L C N C N
N M M O I C Y Z H S X J X O L P T F R M
G L S S X F Z B E J H F M B R E E D E R
1. Eyes 12. Ears
2. Nose 13. Mouth
3. Contract 14. Testing
4. Papers 15. Clean bottom
5. Environment 16. Visible parasites
6. Sniffles 17. Veterinarian
7. Vaccinations 18. Coat
8. Pet 19. Breeder
9. Show 20. Playful
10. Interactive 21. Socialized
11. Litter trained

One response to “Know Before You Buy Checklist”

  1. Brenda Hooten says:

    Enjoyed the word search and reading about bangels.

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