a breeder who uses the services of the world's
largest registry of pedigreed cats, I understand
I have certain responsibilities to pedigreed cats
and to the Cat Fanciers' Association (CFA).
am aware that I am representative of CFA breeders
in my community. I will breed my cats with the
intent of improving the breed and to produce healthy,
happly kittens. I will deal honestly with the
purchasers of my kittens and cats. To the best
of my knowledge and ability I will not, without
prior disclosure, sell any kitten/cat that is
sick or has been exposed to an infectious disease.
I will not sell or place kittens prior to their
attaining a proper level of immunity against common
will strive to house my cats in a manner exceeding
the CFA Minimum Cattery Standard. I will ensure
my cats are kept in a healthy environment and
I will ensure they receive the proper veterinary
care as needed.
will maintain appropriate cattery records and
will correctly register litters and cats.
will work honestly with my fellow breeders and
provide timely and correct registration information
to those who use my cats for breeding.
will mentor new breeders to ensure they have a
solid information foundation.
will place cats directly with the new pet owner
or in a manner that will enable contact with the
ultimate owner to provide on-going education and