Are Ragdoll cats good with dogs?

Ragdoll meets large dog for the first time and gets along because they are socialised to the other species of animal

People thinking about adopting a purebred cat want to know whether Ragdoll cats are good with dogs and the answer at root comes down to whether an individual Ragdoll cat is socialised to dogs in general. What I mean is whether an individual Ragdoll is used to being around dogs because they were introduced …

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Which breed makes the best house cat?

Clarence a Ragdoll cat

“House cat” means a domestic cat so the question is asking what’s the best domestic cat out of the cat breeds (purebred cats). These are selectively bred over many decades. They have a polished appearance distinct from each other breed. Of course, in asking which breed makes the best house cat, the question is …

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Are Ragdoll cats allowed outside? Yes.

Ragdoll by Tetsu

Am I the only person who has answered yes to the question in the title? You will find that all the Ragdoll breeders and experts say that Ragdoll cats must be confined to the indoors because they are bred to be docile and therefore are unable to defend themselves and of course they are …

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Do Ragdolls have health problems?

Ragdoll Ophelia

The question is asking whether Ragdoll cats have health problems over and above the normal health issues that a domestic cat encounters throughout their life. In other words, is the Ragdoll cat predisposed through genetic inheritance to any specific illnesses? And the answer to that question is yes. It is quite clear from my …

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Are Ragdoll cats destructive?

Ragdoll Ophelia

You can’t ask if Ragdoll cats are destructive as it is unwise to generalise too much particularly as this character trait is unusual. The question presupposes that all the cats of a single cat breed have exactly the same character trait; in this instance destructiveness. That’s not right. You can ask if an individual …

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