Reservations

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Kitten Wait List - January 10th, 2022

We are not accepting new kitten reservations at this time.  We do not require a deposit, so our list tends to be longer than most catteries.  We will review wait-list status after the spring litters. 

Families with severe allergies (see the chart below) have several options.   

  1.  Kitten Testing lists all the Siberian catteries in the US and Canada that are currently offering allergen tested kittens.  Most have similar wait lists, but others may have availability. 

  2.  Testing in-person with un-tested kittens that are at least 12 weeks old is a good indicator of placement success.  This is face-in-fur for a minute, and then a 10-15 minute wait.  bringing the kitten close but not against skin until you are sure.  If moderate to severe reactions are triggered, stop - do not try testing with a different kitten. Only test with one kitten at a time. 

Do not purchase a kitten if there is any reaction.  These allergies build up in the home over six months, and reactions only get worse with time.  From testing over 300 litters, we know that even low allergen matings can produce normal allergen kittens.   - and this may not be safe for individuals with severe cat allergies.  

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We post kitten availability on our website and email all families on our waitlist.  We allow three days for kitten selection, and then kittens are available on a first-come basis. 

We are not a large cattery, so availability is limited.  We are a small cooperative of families raising kittens underfoot with love and commotion.  Kittens raised one-litter at a time and as part of a family are more confident, gentler, and make nicer pets. They leave for new homes at 12 - 16 weeks old.

Correspondence: We  respond to email daily (though sometimes we get behind).  If we have not responded within a week, please send us a reminder. Due to time constraints, we limit phone calls to kitten sales and families with reservations who have concerns regarding allergen issues.  Send us an Email if you have any questions

Wait List: The wait for a kitten from our cattery is about 6-12 months for normal / untested kittens, and roughly 12-24 months for kittens in the lowest allergen ranges.  As we do not require deposits, some folks drop off and others have gender / color preferences - so our wait list is shorter than it looks on the website. 

Shipping:  We are located near Salem Oregon, and prefer local placements where familes can pick up their kitten.  We are willing to ship on direct flights from PDX using Alaska Air Cargo.  Shipping, travel to PDX, and related expenses average $500 per kitten.  We provide the required rabies vaccine and veterinary flight certificate for kittens flying home with their owners for $100. 

Color & Gender:  Only a few kittens are suitable for homes with moderate to severe allergies. We disregard gender / color preferences where families have severe allergies.  We allow one “skip” regarding color, gender, and other reasons.  After that point, we reserve the right to drop a reservations or move it to the bottom of our list.  

Returns:  All kittens may be returned for 15-days for any reason.   We reserve the right to charge a $400 fee for kittens returned after that time. Tested kittens may be returned for 90 if families have allergic reactions. Kitten buyers must schedule a vet exam within the first 15 days. 

Allergies:   We have placed kittens in homes with very severe reactions to cats (anaphalaxis and hives), and also where individuals have had reactions to Siberians from other catteries. When folks are allergic to horses, rabbits, gerbils (or food allergies to egg or meat), even the lowest Fel d1 allergen Siberians may cause reactions.

Severe or complex cat allergies should be assessed carefully.  We review applications for allergic reactions, send fur samples where there are allergy concerns, discuss the issues and schedule a cattery visit when required. 

Our wait list for kittens in the lowest ranges is long.  We license Fel d1 saliva testing of kittens to several catteries, and maintain a complete list of these catteries on the Kitten Testing website.  These are catteries in the US & Canada saliva testing of kittens, and have offered allergen tested kittens at least once in the past year.

Prices:  Our “current prices” are listed on our applications, but may not reflect the price when a kitten becomes available  We reserve the right to change prices without notice. When tested litters become available, the price for each kitten will be listed based on their allergen level.  

Our Untested litters are matings for families with minimal to no cat allergies.  Our Untested litters tend to be the higher allergen matings and are unlikly to produce kittens in the lower ranges. 

The copyrighted allergen chart below was created by our cattery and is helpful in understanding the severity of allergic reactions to cats. Compare the chart reactions to the worst symptoms you would expect from snuggling with a normal-allergen cat. 

Current Prices Fall 2021  

$2000 Untested             Allergen levels will vary from low to normal.
$2000 Normal                Normal (high) allergen, not for homes with cat allergies
$2400 Medium Low      M
ild eye irritation and stuffy nose from cat allergies 
$3200 Low allergen       Runny nose, severe eye irritation, coughing 
$4400 Very Low             Itchy skin, light sneezing, severe runny nose, asthma
$5600 Extremely Low   Hives, swelling, sneezing, breathing difficulties, asthma

© 2005. "Allergy Levels & Reactions Chart ©. Lundberg Siberians / Kitten Testing.com 

The allergen chart shown,  allergen levels, allergen descriptions, allergic reactions by severity, and methods for testing kittens are copyrighted and trademarked by KittenTesting.com. Commercial use or derivative use without written permission is prohibited. 
We license the use of Test Kits for measuring allergen production to several other Siberian catteries, and commercial use of the allergen charts is restricted to current clients of KittenTesting.  For a current list of catteries that are providing allergen tested kittens, or for more information on testing Fel d1 allergen levels, see KittenTesting.com.  

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Kitten Reservations  -Updated January 10th, 2022

Families may select a kitten an allergen level up or down from what was requested.  Applications are dropped or moved to the end of the wait list if families skip 2 litters of the allergen level / gender requested.  We also drop for lack of response to any emails or phone call regarding kitten availability.  

Name # Allergen Level
OR Charlie H 2 Low
CA Jeffrey L 1 Ex Low
MD Ellie H 1 Ex Low
CA Veronica T 1 Ex Low
CA Erinn H 1 Ex Low
WA Mary B 1 Very Low
CA Rebecca G 1 Ex Low
OR Bailey O 1 Low
CA Franz V 1 Ex Low
CA Elizabeth T 1 Ex low
CA Ray & Cristine 1 Very Low
OR Tamara & Chris 1 Low
OR Bill & Renee 1 Ex Low
CA Ginel H 1 Low
CA Lauren K 1 Low
OR Brenda P 1 Untested
CA Cristine S 1 Ex low
WA Amara S 1 Low
OR Catherine B 1 Normal
AK Jennifer & Tyler 1 Low
OR Cathenne B 1 Very Low
CA Sirin H 1 Very Low
CA Stephanie D 1 Very Low
CA Laurel A 2 Low
CA Nina T 1 Ex Low
WA Susie T 1 Very Low
CA Abi K 1 Untested
CA Jackson H 1 Low
CA Brina S 1 Very Low
CA Matt D 1 Low
CA Sarah & Dustin 1 Low
OR Ellen L 1 Very Low
OR Makenna E 1 Very Low
CA Dania B 1 Very Low
OR Sarah N 1 Normal / Untested
OR Kelly R 2 Low
WA Leyia J 1 Medium
CA Celine-Ellie 1 Low
CA BJ 1 Very Low
AZ Aaron M 1 Low
CA Meredith & Hugo 1 Low
CO Kristen W 1 Ex low
WA Chey & Kelly 1 Very Low
OR Jaime L 1 Ex low
CA Tiffany K 1 Untested
OR Jenn K 1 Medium
CA Genevieve L 2 Medium
OR Casey F 1 Very Low
WA Hallie & Bryce 1 Low
AK Isra S 1 Medium
CA Steven S 1 Low
WA Sena J 1 Medium
CA Fran B 1 Ex low
OR Devin B 1 Very Low
CA Tam C 1 Ex Low
WA Candace O 1 Low
OR Kelsey D 1 Medium
CO Teresa M 1 Normal
OR Nicole H 1 Low
CA Gabby A 1 Medium
CA Jennifer W 1 Medium
WA Alina C 1 Normal
OR Jenika N 1 Normal
MA Mary T 1 Normal
CA Michael W 1 Ex Low
OR Klara K 1 Medium
DC Jennifer D 1 Very Low
OH Grace S 2 Normal
WA Jennifer B 1 Very Low
IA Joe V 1 Ex Low
WA Jensen T 1 Medium
CA Thomas R 1 Untested
CA Lizzie S 1 Ex Low
OR Kelly A 1 Normal
CA Sophia B 1 Very Low
     

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