Ragdoll has a gentle and beautiful appearance and a clingy personality.
It is one of the largest and heaviest cats in existence. Its head is wedge-shaped, its eyes are big and round, its coat is thick, its limbs are long and sensual, its tail is long, its body is soft, its coat color can be point color, glove color, or two-color, etc.
Ragdoll cats are more docile, quiet, and friendly to people.
It is beautiful and elegant and very similar to a dog's character (puppy cat) and is also known as "fairy cat" and "little dog cat". Special appearance and gentle personalities are one of the biggest characteristics of ragdolls.
Ragdolls are like soft puppets when hugged, and they are very friendly to people. It has a bold personality and is an ideal family pet.
The cost of raising a Ragdoll is generally relatively high.
1. Breeding is difficult
All things being equal, the less available on the market the more expensive it is. The breeding difficulty of ragdolls is relatively high, and the number is relatively rare.
Generally, artificial breeding is required, and the supply exceeds demand, so the price of ragdolls is relatively high.
The eight-character pattern on the face of ragdolls is easily been too small or too large, and there are factors such as coat color and head shape. It is very difficult to find high-quality ragdolls.
2. High cost of feeding
Ragdoll cats often have relatively high requirements for living environments and dietary conditions. To maintain the fairy appearance of Ragdoll cats, various nutritional supplements are also essential.
Moreover, Ragdoll cats are larger and heavier cats, so they naturally eat more, and the monthly feeding costs are also high. In addition, Ragdolls have long hair, which also requires time and energy to take care of their hair.
Ragdoll cat is a kind of long-haired cat, so daily fur grooming is essential. Because ragdolls are relatively docile, combing their hair is a relatively simple job (this is just an ideal state), and meticulous care can bring unexpected beauty.
3. Weak stomach
Ragdolls have relatively fragile intestines and stomachs, and a little carelessness in diet will cost a lot of money.
Ragdolls are strictly indoor cats. Don’t let them out for free-range breeding. Outside stray cats, dogs, and birds may hurt them.
Provide them with a suitable stable temperature living space, not too cold or too hot.
Ragdolls need the love of their owners. Don't neglect them too much, cats need proper petting and love every day.
The Ragdoll is curious and needs to climb. Therefore, you need to pay attention to the furnishings at home when raising and putting valuable and fragile items out of the reach of cats to avoid unnecessary losses.
Avoid contact between cats and wild animals of unknown origin, otherwise, parasites and infectious diseases may harm kittens.