Laura Bauer, Pies-Calientes Bengals – Suspended until refund
owed to breeder is received. In violation of points (5), (6) &
(8) of the COE.
Tracie Davies, Wildkatt & Silvertrace Bengals - Suspended
due to Breach of contract & until payment or replacement is
received by breeder. In violation of points (3), (5), (6), (7)
& (8) of the COE.
Debbie Garcia-Bengochea, AdventureBeach Bengals - Suspended until
amends made to pet buyer & payments received. In violation
of points (1), (3), (4) & (5) of the COE.
Linda Evans, Silvergene Bengals - Renewal in good standing with
TIBCS accepted, pending refund to breeder, for total price of
breeding cat & incidentals. In violation of points (5), (6)
& (8) of the COE
Susan Embrick, Emberglo Bengals
Michelle Galione, WildOnSpots Bengals– Breach of contract for failure to refund or replace kittens to pet buyers. In violation of points (3) of the COE
Sandra Sipe, Unique Prints Cattery – TIBCS strongly recommends that all transactions be in writing. This includes deposits for kittens. TIBCS also recommends moneys be paid by check and that receipts be issued for all payments. If problems arise later, it is difficult to determine a fair course of action when agreements were verbal and cash changed hands without receipts, Point (8) violation of COE. Failure to refund money owed to kitten buyer as promised, violation COE (7) - I shall conduct myself always in a manner that reflects credit upon the Bengal cat breed and me.
Jonathan Villocero, Magyar Bengals
Sheila Cox, Greenmansions - All breeder and show kittens will have pedigrees and registration forms provided with them. Point (5) COE violation. TIBCS strongly recommends that all transactions be in writing, point (8) violation. If I become aware or are notified that a cat of my breeding is found to be abandoned, neglected, mistreated, or in need of rescue, I will participate in its rescue, relocation, and/or re-homing to the best of my ability, Point (10) COE violation.
Leila Rose, Beechwood Bengals: “A party to a dispute makes
statements airing their version of the dispute on any public
venue including but not limited to web sites, chat groups,
and advertisements or publically displays any hostility
towards TIBCS in any way, or towards any party involved
with the case,” TIBCS Dispute Resolution Process violation.
“I will treat all members with respect and, when necessary,
disagree with them without personal or derogatory attacks,”
point 7 COE violation.
Dana McLean Scott, Anjali Bengals – Breech of agreement(failure to refund money owed to buyer of breeder kitten as
promised), violation COE section 8. Failure to provide contract
or reasonable facsimile, violation of COE Section 8. Suspended
until repayment is made to breeder.
Lisa Murchie, Exoticatz Bengals – Forgery of breeder contracts,
falsification of documents, refusal to verify pedigree, DNA test
correct parentage. In violation of points (2), (3), (6), (8) of
the COE. Non-payment of monies in lieu of pet kitten owed. In
violation of points (6), (7) & (8) of the COE.
Katie Grashel, Amunra Cattery – Breach of contract, refusal
to verify pedigree & provide details of registrations, correct
parentage & matings. In violation of points (2) & (7)
of the COE.
Julie Burnett-Young, Merkaba Bengals – Failure to maintain a good standard of health and care, thus selling unhealthy kittens in need of medical attention. Failure to provide registration papers and pedigrees to kittens buyers. In violation of Points (4), (5) COE.
Tamara Passariello, ForestRun Bengals
Ann Law, Silvercreek Bengals
Linda Naslund, MorningStar Bengals
Patti Bingham, Spotoluck Bengals
Annette Troll, Trollspotting Bengals – Failure to keep accurate records of all matings and pedigrees. Failure to maintain a good standard of health and care including adequate room for exercise, regular grooming, clean quarters, and adequate food and water. In violation of points (3), (4) of the COE.
All TIBCS membership privileges are revoked temporarily for those
under suspension, & permanently for those banned.
Members who are suspended have the opportunity to regain good
standing with TIBCS upon making amends & implementing ethical
The TIBCS Code Of Ethics, which is now a personally signed contract
between TIBCS & each individual member, may be found here:
Please respect your cats & each other, & always be mindful
of your responsibilities as breeders & setting an example
- both to each other & to the public.
TIBCS Senior Vice President, Ethics Chair