So I was watching Jeopardy of all things today and the answer to one of Alex Trebek’s questions was Ragdoll Cat.
I didn’t know such a thing existing but I immediately set about looking for what exactly a Ragdoll cat is and what I found was very interesting. Turns out the Ragdoll is specifically bred to be a big, friendly cat. They LOVE their humans and are very affectionate.
Now my Pomegranate is not a Ragdoll cat, but he does have a lot of those traits, especially the part about being affectionate. I’ve never known such an affectionate cat, but it sounds like a Ragdoll cat might just give Pom Pom a run for his money.
Cat Breeds: The Ragdoll Cat
“The ideal Ragdoll is a well balanced cat, with no extreme features. Altered males will usually top the scale at 15-20 pounds; females are proportionately smaller and usually weigh between 10-15 pounds at maturity. Ragdolls are slow-maturing, reaching full coat color at two years, and full size and weight at four.”
Source: Catfanciers Association Site
Isn’t that interesting? It’s a very friendly breed that is very affectionate towards humans. I think this might be a great cat for a family to have, don’t you?
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