Top 7 Facts About Ragdoll Cats

By: Anushka Jha

Ragdolls, known for their gentle behavior, are affectionate companions. Their docile nature makes them ideal for families seeking a calm pet.


These cats boast striking blue eyes and a semi-long fur coat, which comes in various patterns and colors. Their elegant appearance adds to their allure.


Ragdolls are famously laid-back, often going limp when picked up a trait that gave them their name. They enjoy lounging and are sociable with other pets.


Originating in the 1960s, Ragdolls were selectively bred for their placid nature. They owe their beginnings to a white Persian-like cat named Josephine.


While generally healthy, Ragdolls may be prone to certain genetic conditions like hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM). Regular vet check-ups are essential.


Due to their semi-long fur, Ragdolls require regular grooming to prevent matting. Additionally, providing them with ample playtime helps keep them mentally stimulated.


Contempt their large size, Ragdolls adapt well to indoor living. They grow in environments where they receive plenty of attention and affection.


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