Rat Dippity Rattery
Pet Rat Adoption Contract
e-mail-NorwegianRattie@RatDippityRattery.com

Name of Rat #1 ____________________________________
Born on:______________    Gender _____________
Sire's Name ________________________________________
Dam's Name ________________________________________
Color/Markings______________________________________
Cost ____________


Name of Rat #2 ____________________________________
Born on:______________    Gender _____________
Sire's Name ________________________________________
Dam's Name _________________________________________
Color/Markings_______________________________________
Cost ____________


Name of Rat #3 ____________________________________
Born on:______________    Gender _____________
Sire's Name ________________________________________
Dam's Name ________________________________________
Color/Markings______________________________________
Cost ____________
Name of Rat #4 ____________________________________
Born on:______________    Gender _____________
Sire's Name ________________________________________
Dam's Name _________________________________________
Color/Markings_______________________________________
Cost ____________

This is an agreement for the sale of the above named rat(s), between Kathryn Lovings ("Breeder") and ___________________________________________ ("Buyer").

This contract is for pet only adoption. Breeding of any of these rats is strictly prohibited.

The conditions of this sale are as follows:

1. The Buyer accepts the responsibility for caring for above rat(s) and providing properly or its welfare.
2. The Buyer agrees that above rat(s) will always receive prompt medical care and will never be allowed to harbor parasites.
3. The Buyer agrees to provide companionship for above rat(s), either with a rat companion or human companionship.
4. The Buyer agrees to provide the above rat(s) with daily exercise and provide it with safe toys.
5. The Buyer agrees not keep the above rat(s) on cedar or pine bedding's, as they are harmful to rats.
6. The Buyer agrees to feed above rat(s) a well-balanced diet that includes fresh fruits and vegetables, and give fresh clean water.
7. The Buyer agrees that the above rat(s) will NEVER be sold or given to, any pet shop, animal shelter, rescue, or research laboratory, (this includes listing them on forums or Internet for sale sites such as: Goosemoose or Craigslist). Buyer agrees to contact breeder if they are no longer able to care for their pet(s) due to unforeseen problems. All transfer of ownerships must be approved by the breeder.
8. The Buyer agrees the above rat(s) will never be used as a food source for a reptile or other animal.
9. The Buyer agrees never to mentally or physically abuse the above rat(s), such as, picking it up by it's tail.
10. The Buyer agrees to keep the Breeder updated on health or temperament issues related to the above rat(s), including date(s) of death.
11. A rat that is sold as show quality is of this quality at time of sale, however, since rats change as they mature, Breeder cannot guarantee that above rat(s) will maintain show characteristics as an adult.
12. Breeder guarantees the that the rat(s) being sold, is/are in good health. Breeder cannot guarantee the rats continued good health upon leaving the premises of the Rattery. Buyer has examined the rat(s) they are purchasing and agrees that the rat(s) appear to be healthy.
13. Breeder recommends a twenty-one day quarantine period of above rat(s) to Buyer's who already own other pet rats.
14. Breeder has explained the proper quarantine practices to Buyer's who have other pet rats at home.
15. Buyer will not breed their pets under any circumstances. All pets are registered with the North American Rat Registry (NARR) as Non-breeding. This provision is legally enforceable. Breeder is very strict regarding this issue.

BUYER'S SIGNATURE indicates that they have reviewed and discussed this contract with Breeder PRIOR TO RECEIVING above rat(s) and is in full agreement and approval of the above terms and conditions.

Buyer's Signature______________________________________________________________
Buyer's Address_______________________________________________________________
Buyers Telephone & e-mail______________________________________________________
Breeder' Signature_____________________________________________________________




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