The Ragdoll appearance as a  heavily summarized CFA standard. Photo is strictly copyright Helmi Flick – text Michael @PoC. The cat is BLOSSOM LOVE STRUCK BABY SAGE.

This page is designed for people in a hurry and who want to skim the basic information about the appearance of this cat breed.

Key Facts
Date of Origin1960s
Place of OriginCalifornia, United States of America
AncestryUnclear but probably Persian “type” cat cross with Birman “type” cat.
Outcross breeds allowableNone
Other nameNone
Weight range4.5 – 9 kg or 10-20 lbs
TemperamentDocile and relaxed as name suggests
Registered withCFA, GCCF, TICA and FIFe amongst others
OtherThe Ragdoll is one of the mainstream purebred cats in the top 10 of popularity.

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Hi, I'm a 71-year-old retired solicitor (attorney in the US). Before qualifying I worked in a many jobs including professional photography. I have a girlfriend, Michelle. I love nature, cats and all animals. I am concerned about their welfare.

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