Ragamuffin cat<<<< Back to cat breeds
- Country: US
- Origin: cross
- Scientific name: Felis catus
- Weight: 6 - 9 kg
- Colors: All colors
- Coat: medium-long
- Temperament: docile, loving, friendly
- Health: prone to obesity
- Litter size: 3 - 6 puppies
- Lifespan: 12 - 16 years
- Other names: RaggaMuffin cat
- Price: $ 800 - $ 1000 USD
Nobody knows exactly how did ragamuffin cat breed. It is supposed to mean diversification Ragdoll cat colors. The fact is that finally emerged a large cat beautiful fluffy.
Some say ragamuffin of inbred breed Ragdoll with Persian , Turkish Angora , Burmese and other domestic cats.
The breed appeared in 1960 in California. The first association to accept the breed was United Feline Organization (UFO). It was accepted by CFA (Cat Feline Association) in February 2003.
From what I understand there are associations that do not accept this race as separate because too much similarity race ragdoll .
Aspect Ragamuffin cat
Ragamuffin cat is a large cat. Its body is athletic, muscular and strong. The fur is soft and fluffy. Females may have a weight between 4 and 7 kg and the males, which are larger, may weigh between 7 and 10 kg. The body is strong and the tail is long and fluffy. The eyes are large and round. The hind legs are longer than the front. The ears are straight and slightly rounded at the top. Feline instinct is well developed, is a cat always keen and attentive. Even if it does not have short hair tends to confuse. A weekly brushing to remove dead hair is enough. It's like a smaller dog. Beware silhouette. If you eat and do not exercise tend to be rounded, that is, become obese.
Behavior Ragamuffin cat
It is often likened to a puppy can be trained and can do tricks. It is intelligent and likes to always be the center of attention. Pursues its master house and in the room with eyes and looks always caresses. Rarely bite and scratch. Limited to certain toys it is not very active. He prefers to make toilet and find someone to scratch. It differs from Ragdoll by medium-long length coat and a large variety of colors. If not the most active cat is probably the most sociable and loving and gets along well with children and other animals. It is very patient. If a caress properly, loves to be held and spoiled the whole family at a time.
Features Ragamuffin cat
Unlike almost all cats, ragamuffin mature around the age of four years. All kittens are born white. The coat is colored as they grow. A cat is recommended for people with a low energy level and the third age. It should be brushed regularly to remove dead hair. During moulting recommend brushing more often or if last long bath. Periodically be cut nails and ears checked.
Diseases Ragamuffin cat
No health problems or even that he's healthy. How can not live forever, over time, have noticed a few diseases occurring more often. These are renal and cardiac problems. Usually cats are adopted after the first 12 weeks of life after he made based vaccines.