The Ragdoll is a large cat with heavy boning, a firm, muscular body, with moderately long legs. Males can reach 25 pounds, and females 20; like other larger breeds, Ragdolls take three or more years to reach full size.
The Ragdoll coat is moderately long, with abundant guard hairs, shorter fur on front legs, longer on rear legs. A wide array of pointed colors is available in bi-color, van, mitted, shaded and smoke patterns.
Ragdolls are said to have been named for their proclivity to relax entirely when held. The Ragdoll adores its humans and would generally prefer to be wherever you are. Don't be surprised to have a Ragdoll shadow as you go from room to room, talking to you in her sweet musical voice.
Ragdolls are considered ideal pets, getting along well with children, dogs and other cats, and are equally happy in a one-human household, as long as you give them the affection they need and deserve.
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