Ragdoll cats are beautiful and playful pets, initially bred in California in the 1960s.
Ragdoll cats are one of the most giant domestic cat breeds; they can weigh up to 20 pounds. They are broad-chested, medium-length in size, and have striking blue eyes.
Ragdoll cats have unusually relaxed temperaments and often go limp when picked up. Their fur is medium-light in texture and consistently fluffy, with a silky sheen.
Ragdoll cats have been noted for their intelligence and trainability and can learn tricks like fetching or walking on a leash.
Ragdoll cats generally have a low energy level and love to lay around and cuddle. However, they do require regular grooming and occasional bathing.
Ragdoll cats are known to be a docile, gentle breed and are usually good with children and other pets.
Ragdoll cats vary in coat colors, including pure white, blue, and seal. In addition, their points (ears, nose, and legs) are darker.
Ragdoll cats have an average life span of 14-17 years with good health and nutrition.
Ragdoll cats can suffer from several medical conditions, including Hip Dysplasia, Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy, and Progressive Retinal Atrophy.
Ragdoll cats need plenty of exercise and mental stimulation and must be kept indoors for safety.
Ragdoll cats are affectionately known as the "puppies" of the cat world — they are loyal, cuddly, and outgoing.