Ragdoll Cat

By on June 24, 2013

Ragdoll is a gentle and affectionate cat that follows its owner from room to room similar to a puppy.

Quick facts

Ragdoll CatCat type: Natural

Weight: Around 9.9 to 19.8 pounds

Height: Available in medium to large size

Color: Frost, Blue, Chocolate, Seal, Red, Lilac, Blue cream, Cream

Coat: It has a bald, short and suede like coat.

Lifespan: Around 7-12 years

Ideal companion for:

  • Families with children
  • Singles with other pets
  • First-time cat owners

Breed’s Temperament

  • Affectionate
  • Agile
  • Dependent
  • Loving
  • Easy going
  • Intelligent
  • Sociable
  • Playful
  • Sweet
  • Relaxed
  • Attention seeking
  • Good with children
  • Good with family dogs

Breed’s character

  • All the Ragdolls are born with white color and they don’t attain full color until they reach 2 years.
  • They don’t reach their maturity until they are at least 3 years
  • They are highly interested in people and they will follow you around the house
  • Also they are docile animals and playful as kittens

Breed’s standards

Overall image of Ragdoll cat resembles that of a large muscular body, particularly in male cats with large blue eyes and an aesthetically pleasing body and head.

Coat of these cats comes in two lengths, such as short and medium/long. Both the types are luxurious to touch, which is similar to the rabbit coat. Also they do little matting.

Breed’s grooming

The soft texture of Ragdoll makes the grooming easy. Comb the hair by using a stainless steel comb in order to prevent the mats or tangles. The accepting personality of Ragdolls will enjoy your special attention. Shedding is very minimal with ragdolls.

Breed’s health

These cat breeds are generally healthy, but they are some health problems reported in Ragdolls, such as bladder stones and hypertrophic cardiomyopathy.

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