I purchased a male seal point mitted Ragdoll from Love Ragdolls in November 2011. I took him to the vet the day after I received him per the contract. He was found to have an ear infection. He continued to be treated for this until February 2012 when they discovered an ear polyp that was causing the chronic infections. It was removed and the vet said it had been there a while, so it is obvious that he already had it when I got him. He has a 50% chance of it returning, if it continues to come back he may have to have his ear canal removed ! ! I have been wondering how it is possible that he got a health certificate to fly. Just today 3/24/12 I received the paperwork to fill out for his pedigree. Only then did I know that he came from "Elegant Rags" I had no idea there was another cattery involved with my cat. I did a search and found these reports on Jessica Perry, who's name was on all my paperwork. Although my cat's issues are no where near as serious as the ones I have been reading about something needs to be done about this cattery. My heartfelt sympathies go out to those who have lost kittens from Elegant Rags.
I did my research on Love Ragdolls and it looked good. I will do more research if I choose to get another Ragdoll.
We had a horrific experience with Elegant Rags. We had similar horror stories as the other poor victims: the sick kittens and their heartbroken families. We only heard from Jessica Perry 9 times the day she was trying to sell us our kitten, after she received her money, she became unreachable, especially when our kitten was tragically ill. Whoever from elegant Rags wrote that they were never sent vet bills is adding to their lies, we faxed all of our vet bills totaling over $2, 000, we never heard from her again despite the almost daily calls we made to her looking for pertinent medical background information etc. As for the claim that other breeders are making these anonymous comments, good breeders are much too busy to take time to make these postings. Reputable, ethical breeders have wait lists and they interview the prospective families to make sure that their beloved kittens are going to good, loving homes. This is not a business of selling items, these are precious creatures with hearts and souls and the right to a healthy life free from abuse of every kind. Jessica Perry "franchises" this business to anyone who will send her the money. The more I learn about how a reputable breeder handles these precious lives with concern for their health and well-being as a priority, the sadder I become not only about our tragedy, but the continuing tragedy of the victims with 2 and 4 legs with big hearts. Please help stop these sad tragedies that are very true and very real.
Another tragic sick adorable "elegantrags.com" kitten has also died due to the FIP dsease. Our kitten arived with two upper respitory diseases, worms and fleas. Jessica Perry was heartless, cruel and unreachable. Contact us at [protected]@gmail.com we can forward our copies of phone records (of trying to reach her without calling back, ) medical records/vet bills, and pictures of our dear cat. The money is the smallest of our loss at over $3, 000. She insisted we neuter our kitten even though he was not completly well so we could fullfill our end of the contract. After we sent her all of our neutering paper work, monthes passed and we never recieved our registration papers which were promised acording to the contract to be forwarded within 30 days. Please spare yourself this tragedy. This is only a small hint of the suffering that our cat went through.
I am posting this, as I want people to be BEWARE of falling for lovely photographs of beautiful kitten...