How much does a Tonkinese cat cost?

They have a lot of affection to give their pet parents and make a wonderful, loving addition to many homes and families. A purebred Tonkinese is relatively uncommon, and typically costs $600–$1,200 from a reputable breeder.

Is Tonkinese cat rare?

Tonkinese cats are rare, but their personality makes them worth the extra mile. Shyness is not a Tonk’s vocabulary. This is an extroverted breed that will welcome guests whole-heartedly.

Are Tonkinese cats expensive?

According to, a pet quality Tonkinese generally sells for $350 to $550, whereas a show quality Tonkinese can cost more than $600. Retired Tonkinese cats, commonly put up for adoption by those who show their cats, can cost $50 to $300.

Are Tonkinese cats good pets?

Tonkinese cats are goofy and humorous, and can be quite entertaining. They are affectionate and intelligent cats with great memories. They are prone to being lap cats and enjoy being close to their family members. Most Tonkinese get along well with children, cats, dogs and other pets.

What is the life expectancy of a Tonkinese cat?

10-15 years
The lifespan of the Tonkinese ranges from 10-15 years. Average weight: 10-14 pounds.

What kind of cat is a Tonkinese kitten?

Traditional Tonkinese Kittens Tonkinese kittens are known as the most “Dog-like” of all the cats. Tonkinese kittens are extremely family oriented and like new people and situations more than other cats. Our owners report that their cats greet them at the door at the end of the day just to say “welcome home!”

What to do with a retired Tonkinese cat?

These beloved cats may no longer be happy in a cattery. They may be looking for a home with fewer cats competing for attention. They are a good option for someone who wants a more settled cat as versed to a young kitten.

Why do we breed Tonkinese cats at Pendragon?

At Pendragon, we don’t breed litters of kittens earmarked as pets. We breed cats as a hobby and because we love the breed, not as a business. We breed to produce show prospects. We take pride in understanding how important your Tonkinese cat or kitten is to you.

How old do you have to be to sell a Tonkinese kitten?

TBA provides the following guidelines as a minimum to it’s breeder members: No member of the TBA will sell or otherwise transfer ownership of cats in his/her possession: A. under the age of 12 weeks. Rationale: Kittens need time with their mother and siblings to be well socialized.

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