Welcome To Steal Your Heart Exotics

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How We Operate

While you might already have a specific breed in mind, we can make sure it's the right fit for your family situation.

One-on-One Discussion

We talk in-depth with our customers to determine their likes, dislikes and animal experiences.

Family Dynamics

We determine existing family dynamics and make breed recomendations based upon it.

Adoption Assesment

We do our best to ensure our animals are adopted by the best fitting individuals and families.

You're Very Happy

You're so happy with our services, you tell your friends about us and the cycle starts over.

See Facts In Numbers

Customers are grateful for our services but we are grateful to our customers...

With over 35 years of animal industry service and a passion to be the best, our numbers speak for themselves.

  • 1,795
    Happy clients
  • 945
    Adoptions Placed
  • 7
    Domestic Cat Breeds
  • 3
    Exotic Animal Breeds

About Us

Having been in the animal industry for over 35 years and have worked as a vet tech 25 plus years, my background is full of experience and knowledge in many different species of animals from small rats to large equine. I love what I do and it shows in the babies that we create. I strive for an above and beyond breeding program and cattery.

We are a licensed USDA facility and accredited with Missouri Conservation Department. We are inspected yearly and keep up with all proper guidelines needed in order to provide the best for all animals in our care.

Our cattery is registered with TICA, WCF, NAPR and AFC.

Our Breeds

USDA licensed facility and fully acredited by the Missouri Department of Conservation and TICA, WCF, NAPR and AFC.

ALL Exotics Domestic Cats

The Sphynx

Sphynx are known for their extroverted behavior. They display a high level of energy, intelligence, curiosity, and affection for their owners.

Maine Coon

The largest domesticated cat breed and one of the oldest natural breeds in North America.

Scottish Fold

A breed of domestic cat with a natural dominant-gene giving the cat an "owl-like" look.

Bambino

Known to have many of the characteristics of the Sphynx and the Munchkin.

Munchkin

Munchkin cats are regular domestic cats with short legs due to a natural genetic mutation.

Minskin

The Minskin cat is derived from crossing the Munchkin with the Sphynx.

Kinkajou

Also known as honey bears, kinkajous recently have become popular pets.

Spotted Genet

Fed a diet similar to cats, genets can live as long as 20 years.

Artic Fox

While not for everyone, this might be the perfect pet for you.

Meet Tonya Carrillo from Steal Your Heart Exotics

Offering you over 35 years of animal industry experience means professional and compassionate service.

Kinkajous

Founder & CEO

Kinkajous are very similar to humans in that each of them have unique a personality they are willing to share.

Small Spotted Genet

Small Spotted Genets are wonderful companion animals for the right person and family.

Scottish Fold Kittens

Far too adorable to put down.

  • Yolanda R
    Exotic Kinkajou
    March 26 2020

    I just got my to babies from Tonya both Kenya my baby kinkajou and my daughters Bambino kitty are healthy play full, I would definitely recommend any one looking to add to there family to get one from her.Tonya is very friendly and loves her babies and takes very good care of them and is very knowledgeable on her babies that she owns and is very willing to share her knowledge with you and help you if any questions or concerns would come up later. Thanks a lot for my two babies your amazing!

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  • Aaron & Brad
    Sphynx Kittens
    May 21 2020

    We recently got our two baby Sphynx kittens from Tonya and Steal Your Heart Exotics and we couldn’t be happier! We love our kittens! Tonya made the whole experience phenomenal! We were lucky enough to live close by, so we were able to see the kittens in person, as well as her place, and we knew at that moment that we were at the right place! Her place is clean and she takes phenomenal care of her cats! Our original plan was to only get one, but as we visited we fell in love with two and before we knew it we were coming home with both. During the waiting period before they were able to come home, Tonya kept us updated on how they were doing. When the time came for them to come home Tonya took the time to educate us (first time Sphynx owners) on what to feed, care, groom, and how to make the transition as smooth as possible - and we cannot thank her enough! When we got both our babies home, they made themselves right at home! And we give all that credit to Tonya!! She did a phenomenal job socializing and caring for the kittens and preparing them for their forever home! We continue to have a relationship with Tonya, and she has always been available for questions! We know that we made the right decision to get our kittens from Tonya and cannot recommend her enough!

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  • Kyla F
    Exotic Kinkajou
    May 19 2020

    I purchased a baby Kinkajou from Steal Your Heart Exotis almost a month ago. Tonya's babies are in excellent health before she hands them over to their new parents. She goes through step by step feeding and care instructions so they get their best start. I've texted several times, concerning questions as to if I'm doing it right, and she never hesitates to answer responsibly. So happy my choice of purchasing from this establishment was a good one.

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  • Ashley
    Munchkin Kitten
    May 19 2020

    We just picked up our little munchkin kitten today and we couldn’t be more thrilled! Tonya was so easy to work with, answered all my questions, responded quickly to all my inquiries and was so kind and knowledgeable when we met in person. We were even supplied with a kit of food, toys, litter and even a cute baby blanket for our new little guy! Altogether this was just an easy and stress free experience being able to get our fur baby!Highly recommend!

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  • Brad H
    Sphynx Kittens
    Feb 15 2020

    We recently purchased two Sphynx kittens, Rajah and Mavia, from Tonya, and could not recommend her enough! Her knowledge and willingness to educate show how much she cares for her cats! Our new babies have handled the transition so much better than we could have imagined, which shows how much time she puts in to them before they go to their forever homes! We are so thankful to have met Tonya, and will always highly recommend her and her business!!

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  • Tammy H
    Exotic Kinkajou
    May 19 2020

    I LOVE Steal your heart exotics! Tonya Carrillo is more than just professional. She makes you feel like family. She is extremely knowledgeable about all her animals & it shows how much she cares and loves for them. Even at her busiest times she continues to be available for any questions or concerns I have. I have two of the most beautiful, healthiest, sweetest female Kinkajou’s from her and I will continue to recommend any animal she raises. Priscilla Daisy & Lisa Marie are PERFECT little kinks. Tonya was extremely hands on with me on pick up day & eager to teach me everything I needed to learn to raise my babies. I love all my experiences and interactions I continue to have with her. she is great!

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  • Michael W
    Exotic Kinkajou
    January 31 2020

    Such a pleasant experience adopting our Bexley!! Tonya was very helpful and quickly answered all my questions. She is very knowledgeable and you can tell when animals are well taken care of.. I would highly recommend steal your heart exotics!! Thank you so much!!!

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