Cat Bill of Sale

When you purchase a cat or kitten, a cat/kitten bill of sale is used as a receipt that proves the purchase from an individual or breeder. When funds are presented to the seller for the purchase of animals, the form is generally present. After the animal has been purchased, the former owner cannot incur further expenses. The document will need a notary public's signature.Depending on whether the kitten is still consuming mother's milk, most kittens are eligible to be sold between 8-12 weeks old.

Cat/kitten bill of sale

Cat Bill of Sale

When Should You Use a Cat/Kitten Bill of Sale?

The Cat/Kitten Bill of Sale is an important document for the sale of a pet, both to its original owner (the seller) as well as to the new owner (the buyer). This form is essential to have when you're:

  • Kittens are being bred and sold

  • When a cat cannot be kept or cared for

  • .Any other circumstance in which you are planning to sell a pet

What Is the Purpose of a Cat/Kitten Bill of Sale?

Any sale between the seller and the buyer must be accompanied by a Cat/Kitten Bill of Sale. The form stipulates the purchase price, outlines the seller's and buyer's personal information, and sets the terms of the agreement.

This receipt serves as a safeguard against fraud, misunderstandings, and other complications during the transaction. The bill of sale also serves as proof of ownership transfer which is vital when a buyer buys a kitten that hasn't yet left its mother.

Selling a Cat - What Should I Do?

With the knowledge you now possess of a Cat or Kitten Bill of Sale, you are ready to sell your pet. Below is a comprehensive guide on what you need to do to sell your cat:

1. Identify the most important information

Make sure you document any other information that a new owner would need to know, such as the cat's breed, age, DOB (if it is known), vaccinations, and whether it has been spayed or neutered. Make sure to check how much similar cats typically sell for in your area if the cat is a specific breed.

2. Advertise Everywhere

Inform your relatives and friends that you have kittens for sale. Next, place advertisements on social media pages, local newspapers, and community boards.

3. Screen potential buyers to make sure they're a good match

You should invite potential buyers to see the kitten (or the parents if the kitten has not yet arrived) in person after you get a few inquiries. During the screening process, ask them questions such as why they want a cat and how their home looks like. As an additional precaution, you should also perform a home check. As a result, you will be confident that your cat friend will be going to a home that will care and love it.

4. Complete the Cat/Kitten Bill of Sale Form

After you have agreed on a price with a buyer, fill out the Cat/Kitten Bill of Sale form (link). This form requires the following information:

  • The date of sale

  • Name & Address of the seller & buyer

  • The purchase price

  • Cat's Information (Name, Breed, Date of Birth, Gender, Color, Registration Number, Health Status)

  • Transfer Date (if the kitten isn't 8-12 weeks old or still nursing from the mother)

  • The deposit (if applicable)

  • Seller's, Buyer,'s, and Witnesses' signatures and dates.

5. Obtain a notary public's notarization for the form

As soon as the bill of sale is signed and money exchanged, it should be notarized by a public notary to be valid. The sale is then complete.

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