• We will always endeavour to find the very best home for
every Ragdoll we work with.
• We will match the right Ragdoll to the right home situation
and will not home on a first come first served basis.
• All those wishing to adopt a Ragdoll via the UKRCC will
be required to complete and submit an adoption application form.
• We will carry out a home assessment on all prospective
adopters before placing a Ragdoll with them, so we can be sure
they can offer a suitable home.
• All donors of Ragdolls for rehoming will be required
to complete and sign a donor form, giving all information relevant
to their Ragdoll.
• We will endeavour to gain as much information as possible
from current owners about their Ragdoll e.g. health, vaccination
status, behaviour, temperament, reason for rehoming etc. and make
it available to potential adopters.
• If a Ragdoll is at risk, or needs to be removed from
the home immediately we will find a foster home and the Ragdoll
will stay in foster care until we find a suitable, permanent home.
While a Ragdoll is in foster care it remains the ultimate responsibility
of the UKRCC. Veterinary expenses and fostering fees will be met
from UKRCC funds.
•The UKRCC will meet the costs of neutering, re-vaccination,
dental and dematting for any Ragdoll requiring such treatments
at the time of adoption, on the authorisation of the trustees.
The UKRCC will not meet the costs of flea or worm treatments or
fees for general health checks.
• All rehome Ragdolls that have been allowed access to
outside will be tested for FIV and FeLV before being placed into
a new home.
• Where the breeder of the Ragdoll is known, at the discretion
of the UKRCC and with the owner’s permission, we will contact
the breeder to inform them we have been asked to rehome one of
their Ragdolls. Where the owner requests confidentiality, this
will always be respected.
• All owners giving up their Ragdoll will be asked to complete
and sign a handover agreement. This agreement must be handed to
the adopter when the handover takes place.
• All adopters will be asked to complete and sign a homing
agreement and to make a minimum donation of £90 to the UKRCC
welfare fund, for each cat adopted regardless of the age of the
• The handover and rehoming agreements, together with the
donations, must be sent to the UKRCC registered address within
five days of the adoption.
• We will work to support and advise adopters once they
have rehomed a Ragdoll, offering advice and information whenever
needed, for the life of the Ragdoll.
• We will work with other cat rescue groups in the welfare
and rehoming of any Ragdolls they have in their care.
18th January 2006