- Aug 3, 2019
- Feb 6, 2020
Cat breed a ragdoll – the semi-long-haired cats brought in the USA. Surprising feature of these cats – ability to completely relax body muscles, like a rag doll.
On a photo: cat of breed ragdoll. Photo: wikimedia.org
|Need for communication|
|Friendliness to children|
|Loyalty to other pets|
|Ease in leaving|
|Origin||of the USA|
|Group on wool||Long-haired|
|Life expectancy of a cat ragdoll||of 11 — 15 years|
|of Feature||is Very affectionate|
|Weight of a cat ragdoll||Up to 9 kg|
|to Whom suits||For big family|
Cat breed history the ragdoll begins in California (USA) where they were brought as a result of crossing of the Burmese cats and white Angora. However experts still argue on origin of breed, claiming that not purebred individuals also participated in removal.
Such mixture presented to the world surprising breed, one of which distinctive features – ability to completely relax body muscles. The name of breed, actually, is also connected with this feature. When the cat of breed a ragdoll appears in hands of the person, she becomes sluggish and soft, like a rag doll. For this reason the breed received the name "Ragdoll".
Right at the beginning the ragdoll controlled development of cat breed only one manufacturer monopolizing the right for sale of kittens.
The middle of the 60th years of the 20th century became significant in the history of breed: cats a ragdoll were allowed to participation in exhibitions. In Great Britain cats a ragdoll appeared in the eighties the XX centuries and were recognized as independent breed in 1983. However cats of breed a ragdoll are still not too popular outside the historical homeland.
On a photo: cat ragdoll. Photo: pixabay.com
According to the description of breed, a ragdoll – the large cat differing in a strong constitution. The weight of an adult cat can reach 9 kg. Females less large and massive, than males.
At a ragdoll a massive trunk, a thick and short neck, a broad chest, powerful shoulders, a heavy back part, soft and a pot-belly.
Legs are strong, average length, hind legs are a little longer than lobbies. Paws of a cat a ragdoll large, round, between fingers – wool bunches.
According to the description of breed a ragdoll, the tail at these cats fluffy and long, by the end is a little narrowed.
The head of a cat the ragdoll has the form of a wedge, the average size, contours soft. Cheeks are full, a chin roundish. The nose of average length has a small hump. Middle ears in size, the tips which are rounded off are decorated with brushes.
According to the description of breed of a cat a ragdoll, eyes at them an oval form, big, very expressive, bright blue color.
The description of cat breed the ragdoll defines also quality of wool. Hair of a cat ragdoll dense, very long and silky. Especially long wool on a stomach and a breast, and on a neck – "collar". In the summer the ragdoll intensively fades.
The description of breed defines also a color of cats рэдголл. The color of cats рэдголл happens 3 types:
On a photo: ragdoll. Photo: pixabay.com
The character of cats of breed a ragdoll is distinguished by friendliness, playfulness and tender temper.
Cats a ragdoll on character are very trustful and devoted, very obedient, affectionate and entirely depend on owners. "The bad behavior" is not peculiar to them.
These cats are quite clever. And the combination of mind and quiet character makes them extraordinary trained.
Typical "look" of a cat of breed a ragdoll – sweet and friendly.
On character a ragdoll – absolutely not a conflict being. They perfectly get on with other animals and find a common language with any person. They adapt to new conditions also easily.
Also cats of breed a ragdoll are patient in relation to children.
On a photo: cat of breed ragdoll. Photo: pixabay.com
In general leaving and keeping of cats the ragdoll does not differ from care of other cats. However there are features which need to be considered.
Cats of breed a ragdoll are quite hardy. However there is an opinion that cats of breed a ragdoll are insensitive to pain because of what they can be careless and be injured. For this reason they more than other cats need care and attention from the owner.
An important part of care of a cat a ragdoll – maintenance as wool. Silky and magnificent hair of a ragdoll needs to be combed out every day. In the beginning the crest with rare teeths, and then – a brush with a long bristle is used.
For the rest ragdolls do not differ from other cats. As well as all relatives, to them need qualitative food, a tray with pure filler, toys, a kogtetochka, the convenient location for rest and a dream and also love from the owner.