Esteemed for their docile temperament and luxurious coat, the Ragdoll Cat is a breed notable for its affectionate nature and striking beauty. Hailing from California, Ragdolls are recognized for their large, muscular build, often compared to the size of small dogs. This breed displays four main patterns - bicolor, mitted, colorpoint, and van - and six colors: seal, blue, chocolate, lilac, red, and cream. Their long, soft, semi-longhair coat enhances their charm, making them irresistibly cuddly companions. Ragdolls are often called 'dog-like' cats because of their friendliness towards humans and ease of training. Known for their patience and calm demeanor, Ragdolls are ideal pets for families, including those with other pets and children. Potential owners of this breed should acknowledge their need for companionship and grooming. As indoor cats, Ragdolls require the warmth of family interaction for their wellbeing.
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