We believe that when choosing the perfect Scottish Fold, the best breeder is always the local one. Buying local means you can meet them in person to see how they're raising their kittens, plus avoid potentially traumatizing shipping of the kitten. But finding a quality Scottish Fold cat near you can be a difficult task. So we've compiled all of the information you need to know about Scottish Fold breeders with kittens for sale, including website URL, contact information, Facebook page, memberships to associations, and more, broken down by location. This will help you choose the right Scottish Fold when the time is right.
USA Scottish Fold Breeders
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Canada Scottish Fold Breeders
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Australia Scottish Fold Breeders
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What are Scottish Fold cats like?
Scottish Fold cats are known for their playful and affectionate nature. They are highly intelligent and adapt well to living with other pets, although they may prefer the company of other Scottish Folds. When considering a Scottish Fold for your family, it’s important to note that they enjoy human company and don’t like being left alone for extended periods.
These cats typically weigh between 6 and 13 pounds and can grow up to 13 inches in height. Scottish Fold cats have a distinctive folded ear characteristic, giving them a unique and charming appearance. Their coats are short and plush, coming in a variety of colors, including white, black, blue, cream, and silver among other variations. Registered Scottish Fold breeders will have kittens for sale with a range of coat colors and patterns.
FAQs when considering Scottish Fold cats
How much do Scottish Fold cats cost?
As a sought-after breed, Scottish Fold kittens for sale cost between $1,200 and $2,500. A cat’s price is based on its pedigree, coat quality, age, health and vaccination history. If an Scottish Fold cat’s parents are show-winning, they can be even more expensive.
What should I ask to choose the right Scottish Fold breeder?
While there are many people who claim to be ethical Scottish Fold breeders, not all hold a standard that you can feel great about. Asking some relevant questions about their philosophy will ensure you avoid Scottish Fold breeders that do this only for financial gain, not having the interests of the cats or you in mind. Make sure you ask about:
- Health history of the parents and vaccinations. They should have their first vaccinations by the time they're adopted.
- Whether they've bred their Scottish Folds with other breeds (they should disclose this and it would make it not a purebred lien.
- Have the socialized the kitten among other kittens?
- Do they belong to a Scottish Fold breed club? You can ask for references from the club.
Why does it matter if I buy from a registered Scottish Fold breeder?
When you buy from a registered Scottish Fold breeder (with either their local club, governing body, or TICA), that ensures that a standard of care and expertise is enforced. You can ask them about a wide range of topics such as the Scottish Fold’s genealogy, the right kitten for you, common health problems with Scottish Folds to look out for. We offer additional registration through our Cat Kingpin Certified program as well, although it's not a replacement for other registrations.