About the Ragdoll

The Ragdoll is a calm and loyal cat. It adapts fast into the family members different rutines and is a perfect cat for familys with small children. Though, their patient way has nothing to do with them not feeling any pain. This, of course, is not true. The Ragdoll is mostly known for its tendensy to relax completely when you lift them, and this gave them their name. The Ragdoll matures slowly and grows unill it is 3-4 years.

It is a relativly big cat, and the body is long and muscular. The neck is broad. The legs is of medium hight and the paws is rounded with tufts underneath. The coat is semi-long and silky, the tail is bushy.

The head is broad and has a soft triangular shape, and well-developed cheeks. The profile has a soft curve. The big eyes are oval and blue. The ears is set widely apart and tilted forward. They are of medium size with rounded tops.

Ann Baker is the founder of this beautiful breed. It all started in USA in the beginning of the 1960's and 2011 there was 1900 Ragdolls registered in SVERAK (FIFe). 750 more than the second most registered breed, the Norwegian Forest Cat.

If you like to read more, visit some of these sites;

Scandinavian Ragdoll Club

FIFe - Fédération Internationale Féline

Ragdollklubben - The Cool Cat Club

Ragdoll Fanciers Club International