If you want pure bred cat of decent quality, and are prepared to pay for this, import from abroad may be an alternative. Pure breds are not seldom send abroad so any experienced breeder knows the routines.
Of course, most of them are bough for breeding reasons, perhaps to give "new blood" into the existing stock.
Importing them as pet is less common, but surely happens.
IF you are contend for pet import, you can perhaps find an adult cat, who needs new home? A pure bred whose owner got sick and cant no longer take full care. Or ex stud or ex queen, where the breeder wants to "get rid" of them, but if he is any good, he wants to be sure they come to a good home. As long he is sure the home is good, money is no longer any issue.
The cost of buying is much lower here. Of course, the cost of transportation do adds.
But similiar solution exists with your local S.K. breeders and cats. Adults are much cheaper - and they DO bind to a new owner if he is kind and friendly with them.
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