Ragnarok Cattery Complaint - Selling Sick Ragdoll Kittens
MIRA LOMA, CALIFORNIA -- We purchased a 4 month old Ragdoll kitten from Ragnarok Cattery. I was told to bring cash if I wanted to take a kitten home that day. We could not see where the cats where kept, one kitten was brought out at a time. I picked out one he had brought out and we where on our way. The cat was sneezing the first night we had her. I took her to our very experienced vet the next day and during the examination the doctor discovered the kitten had full adult teeth typical of a 7 month old and yellowish nasal discharge. Additionally, both of her kidneys palpated at less than 1 cm, which may represent future kidney disease. I called the cattery and told them I wanted to return her, on our vets advice, he would not refund our money, we had to waited till there where available kittens again.
A month later I called and was told they had some kittens ready to go. I picked one out and off we went. This kitten was sneezing before we got home. The results of this visit to the doctor, the kitten was 4 weeks younger than we where told, after test results, this kitten had earmites, an upper respiratory infection and giardia. After several month of doctors visits and medications she got over the problems she had been exposed to at the cattery. It has been discovered since then, this cat has one small kidney. AND, as a side note, we could not get her kitten papers to register her, due to the fact that records where not being kept up to date.
We did not check out this cattery before we got involved with it, this was a big mistake.