Ragdoll Kittens – Q & A’s

Question: What is a Ragdoll? Answer: The Ragdoll is a cat breed with blue eyes and a distinct colorpoint...

Ragdoll Kittens & Ragdoll Cats - FAQsRagdoll Kittens & Ragdoll Cats – FAQs

Question: What is a Ragdoll?

Answer: The Ragdoll is a cat breed with blue eyes and a distinct colorpoint coat. It is a large and muscular semi-longhair cat with a soft and silky coat. Developed by American breeder Ann Baker, it is best known for its docile and placid temperament and affectionate nature. The name “Ragdoll” is derived from the tendency of individuals from the original breeding stock to go limp and relaxed when picked up.

Question: When are Ragdoll Kittens ready to take home?

Answer: They are ready to leave for their new homes from the age of 10 weeks as they have learnt everything from Mum now and are independent enough to look after themselves.

Question: Are Ragdolls good with children?

Answer: My Ragdoll Cats have all been brought up with children who LOVE them very much, they are handled and played with every day so definitely used to children.

Question: I heard Ragdolls do not meow. Is this true?

Answer: Yes and No. Some Ragdoll Cats and Kittens are very quiet and you can hardly hear them meow while others are quite talkative.

Question: Shall I get a Male or Female Ragdoll Cat/Kitten?

Answer: Every kitten/cat has it’s own unique personality so it’s best to go by the individual. I have both affectionate male and female ragdoll kittens and do not notice much difference between the males and females so it comes down to personal preference.

Question: Is it better to get One Ragdoll Cat/Kitten or two?

Answer: Having 2 kittens is obviously a lot more fun and gives each other company especially if you work full time. They will form life long bonds with each other and be the best of friends. Just the one Ragdoll kitten will still be just as enjoyable and will be your best friend and companion for life.

Question: Are there different colours in Ragdoll Cats?

Answer: Yes there are different colours and patterns of Ragdoll Kittens and Ragdoll Cats. The patterns are Colour Point, Mitted, Bi Colour and Lynx/Tabby. The most popular colours are Seal, Blue, Chocolate, Lilac and Cream or Flame. The best way to choose Ragdoll Kittens is looking at the appearance of an adult Ragdoll in the same colour/pattern

Question: What is the life expectancy of Ragdoll Cats and Ragdoll Kittens?

Answer: It is no different to any other cat which all have a life expectancy of 15-25 years with lots of excellent care.