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More Leery...

Discussion in 'Chit Chat' started by Sleepyheadkitten, Jun 10, 2010.

  1. Sleepyheadkitten

    SleepyheadkittenSenior Lairian Senior Lairian

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    Just being on this site has made me more leery of breeders and their scam practices.. Not the good ones, but the ones who say, "Oh, I give this guarantee" and yet- you never SIGN anything for it! Or they send you a contract and then never send it back to you signed! Etc, etc, etc...

    I just had a lady ask me about a breeder and I've never heard of them- they told her that the vet can check for HCM at 12 weeks! Why the heck doesn't MY vet do that??? Yeah, well, probably because you can't check for HCM at 12 weeks! Gah! Maybe the lady misunderstood the breeder, but the breeder should have been very clear. The website mentions NOTHING about health problems within the breed (I think all sites should openly discuss it so owners know what to watch out for)...

    Bothers me soo much!
     

  2. Mews2much

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    Is that the site you sent me?
    If so I never heard of that breeder.
    Her website is pretty bare.
    There is nothing about HCM on that site or any sphynx info.
    I always tell people what breeders I trust when they are looking for a sphynx.

     
  3. Bella07

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    I got lied to when I bought my golden retriever (for a hefty sum I might add, I was under the presumption that I was getting a show quality, top of the line dog---well apparently not! Now my girl has hip dysplasia---and she just turned 2 on Sunday!)

    I hate breeders that lie to you, or lead you to believe things that aren't true....such a shame....
     
  4. Jinxlover

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    I'm sorry for you and your Golden. That's just the issue, they will say anything to get your money. After they have your money they could give a poop what happens to you or your pet..Sad really, I don't know how they even sleep at night..:Angry:
     
  5. Sleepyheadkitten

    SleepyheadkittenSenior Lairian Senior Lairian

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    They sleep with all of our money tucked under their pillows, smelling the scent of dollar bills... Of course!

    This one bothers me because I don't want to tell the lady that it seems sketchy- BUT I want her to watch her back.
     
  6. Mews2much

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    I know how you feel.
    There are a few people that think they are getting a kitten from a good breeder and have pmed me.
    The problem is I know these breeders are bad and I have not said anything to them since it is to late anyway.

     
  7. Ducky01

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    That's why I would always go to a cat or dog show and talk to people. These days with scammer's I am always too afraid to believe things on the internet or on the phone, there are people out there that just have no heart and would take your money in a minute >.<!