History of the Ragdoll
Ragdolls originated in the 1960's when a cat breeder by the name of Ann Baker, she crossed a white, Turkish Angora-type female with a male pointed Birman-type cat.  Their offspring were then crossed with a sable-colored Burmese-type cat.  They are called Ragdolls because of their ability to go limp when held.  They are called the "dog" of cats because they can retrieve small objects and tend to follow you...                                                                                              around like a puppy. 















Ragdolls should never go outside since they lack the instinct to defend themselves, (it's in our contract).  They are in our opinion, the purrrr-fect pet.

**The Ragdoll holds the record in the "Guiness Book of World Records" as the world's largest domestic cat, yet their nature is so mild that the Ragdoll is often called the Gentle Giant.  They're like big cuddly teddy bears.




Breed Standards:
Head: Large, broad equilateral triangle with a straight nose and strong chin.
Eyes:  Large, vivid blue ovals, set wide and moderately flared.
Ears:  Medium-size, set wide and moderately flared.
Body:  Large and long, broad and solid.  Legs are moderately long. 
Paws:  Large, round and feather-tufted.
Coat:  Silky and moderately long, with the feel of rabbit fur, woolly undercoat.
Tail:    Long and with full plume.















Ragdolls are silly, gentle and most of all, loveable.

Our Ragdolls come in these patterns:

Bi-Color (shown here)
Mitted (white paws)
Colorpoint-color at the points
Lynx

Ragdolls come in these traditional colors: 

Blue    
Seal     
Lilac    
Chocolate

Non-Traditional Colors:

Flame
Cream     
Seal Tortie       
Blue Cream
Ragdoll males average in weight from 15-20 lbs., and females 10-13 lbs. Despite having long fur, the Ragdoll is no high-maintenance cat.  For long hair cats, they shed very little and their fur rarely mats, so you just need to brush them once a week to circulate the oils and make them look beautiful.

Ragdolls can take up to 4 year to reach their full maturity in size and color,  all ragdolls have blue eyes.
Palace Dolls has a criteria that must be met in order to own one of our kittens.  The new owner must be a true cat lover truly dedicated to the well being of their new pet.  If a breeder wants to own one of our kittens, he/she must be a reputable and registered breeder.  Our kittens come in pet quality, breeder and show/breed quality.  For more information about our kittens click here Kittens.  You can telephone us at 1-204-889-5412 (preferably) or click on the purple kittie's eyes to email us.
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