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Please LINK to the information rather than copying the information into a page at your site. Mirroring and/or serving this information from your local site is only allowed with prior written permission.

You may not copy our indexes or lists of links. The compilation of indexes, links, and other introductory material on the Cat Fanciers Web Site, including all design and organization, is copyright © 1994- by Orca Starbuck and Jean Marie Diaz, and may not be reprinted or electronically reproduced without prior written consent.

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You may not copy our articles or FAQs, except for the “fair use” provision outlined below. The articles and FAQs at this site are copyright © 1994- by the authors, and may not be reprinted or electronically reproduced without our prior written consent. Please contact our Webmaster for permission if you wish to include an article or FAQ, in whole or in part, in a published work of any kind (book, magazine, Web site, brochure, etc.)

“Fair use” of selected portions of our articles and FAQs, for educational purposes, is permitted for individuals and organizations. You may use a small quote in your own article so long as you make proper attribution. You may also print a copy of an article or FAQ for yourself, or give a copy to a friend in email or hardcopy, provided that you include the copyright notice and make sure that the author(s) are properly credited.


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The material provided here is designed for educational and entertainment purposes only. Neither the members of the Fanciers list, nor our webmaster(s), make any representations with respect to the contents hereof, and specifically disclaim any implied or express warrants of merchantability or fitness for any particular usage, application or purpose.

We cannot verify all the resources you will find here. We can’t guarantee that these resources are current, accurate, comprehensive, or even that all the links work! If you cannot find what you are looking for, try searching the Web (good starting points are Google and Yahoo), or consider your local public library.

Material placed on our site, or linked to from our site, does not necessarily reflect the views of the members of the Fanciers list, or our webmaster(s). We are a diverse group with diverse views, and have collected an even more diverse set of articles and opinions at this site.

Pets are a committment, not just a purchase; do your homework before acquiring a kitten or cat from any source. We are not responsible for any transactions conducted with businesses you find through our site (including, but not limited to, cat breeders and rescue organizations). Any mention of commercial products or services within this Web site is simply to be inclusive and does not constitute any endorsement.

When it concerns your cat’s health, ALWAYS consult your local veterinarian. We do not provide veterinary services through this medium. You should not rely on information presented here instead of consulting a veterinarian or other feline health care professional.