Ragdoll Cat - Breed Profile
Breed Description and Pictures Submitted by:
Marilu Souza - CC Bay
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- The Ragdolls were originated by Ann Baker of Riverside, California. It is
believed the breed was created in the early 1960's. A white Persian-Angora
named Josephine was out crossed to Birman and Burmese cats. Kittens from
these breedings were carefully line-bred to give us these large beautiful
Colors and Coats Types Available - Ragdoll fur feels just like rabbit
fur and is quite silky. This normally medium to long fur doesn't mat and
there is minimal shedding. Ragdoll patterns are colorpoint, mitted, bicolor,
lynx, tortie, and torbie. There are several colors seal, blue, black,
chocolate, lilac, red or flame, cream, and white.
Grooming and Care - Grooming is kept to a minimum. A good combing
once or twice a week is all that is required.
Suitable Environment - Ragdolls are indoor cats as they are very docile.
They are a very laid back cat and are often described as having puppy like
traits. They love to be hugged, handled, held and share in what you are
Personality Traits - Ragdolls can relax completely
and go limp in your arms. They are loyal and want to share in what you are
doing, They are smart and can be taught to fetch, roll over, sit up and beg,
and shake hands. They love to play and are not destructive by nature and
have soft voices.They are wonderfully patient with children, dogs, and other
Ragdoll cats are quiet affectionate and calm kittens who
love to play and are quite alert. Their sweet easy nature makes them
suitable for companions for any type of living environment.
Ragdoll Cat Breeders
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