Ragdoll
Facts & Advice

A cuddly companion with an irresistibly soft and snug coat

Calm and friendly, their super-soft fluffy coats and blue eyes mean that Ragdolls often resemble cuddly little teddy bears. They love human company and are very trusting – their name comes from their tendency to relax when held, making them great companions. Read on to find out more about their behaviour, characteristics and care.

Vital Stats

Size: An average-size adult Ragdoll will be 23-28cm in height, weighing between 3.6-9.1kg
Coat: The breed has a semi long-haired, ‘plush’, silky coat (similar to rabbit’s fur) that requires regular grooming to prevent knots or tangles.
Colour: Ragdolls are a pointed breed (meaning they have a relatively pale body with darker markings on the face, ears, tail or legs). Colours include seal, chocolate, blue and lilac, with three pattern variations.
Life span: Full maturity isn’t reached until four years of age and life expectancy is usually up to 15 years.
Size 23cm
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28cm
Coat semi
long
Colour Various Life span up to15years

Behaviour & Personality

Ragdoll cats are known to be gentle, calm and sociable.

Health & Nutrition

Vets recommend that the best food for Ragdolls is a high-quality pet food

Exercise & Training

Ragdolls are adaptable, versatile cats with loving, curious natures


Grooming

Medium length with a silky texture, the Ragdoll’s coat needs regular grooming to keep it in good condition.

Ragdoll insurance considerations

Ragdolls sometimes suffer with epilepsy and are prone to hereditary and congenital conditions. Petplan dog insurance offers peace of mind that they will always be protected.

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