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Checklist on Choosing a Ragdoll Kitten

Updated on January 22, 2012
Trigg, Ragdoll Kitten
Trigg, Ragdoll Kitten

3 Kitty Elements To Check

Pet owners agree that caring for an animal is quite a demanding task.You would not know of this until you have experienced owning a pet. Much as though you're attending a child, you have to be liable, nurturing and firm. When you’re looking for the best Ragdoll kitten to develop into your lifelong cat, there are a number of aspects to be aware of.

Here are 3 details that can assist you get hold of the best Ragdoll kitten for you.

Kitty Element#1 - Your Persona

As a Ragdoll kitten owner, your personality type is an critical detail because it can influence your pet’s reactions, activities and attitudes. Having a pet requires participation and mutual understanding and Ragdolls like owners that are unrestricted with their affections. They like to be close to you and will most likely find methods and means to make themselves loveable. Overall, Ragdolls are indoor cats that are reasonably docile and tender. They adore to be petted and cared for. They are a laid-back breed and often attain maturity to acquire a relaxed state of mind. If you are not at ease with a pet going after you or one that enjoys to be in your proximity, then you should contemplate other breeds of cats or animals to have as a pet.

Kitty Element#2 – Your Lifestyle

As a breed, Ragdolls make top-notch housecats. They can live peacefully in any environment without much complaint but due to their kind of being welcoming and serene, they are not used to being outside. Much as you can practice them for this, a lot of Ragdolls can’t defend themselves well against any attack. Ragdolls like curling up on your lap while you’re reading a book. So if you’re the holidaying kind, going in and out of town on a regular basis, you might need to request some person to watch out for your Ragdoll while you’re off somewhere because they can’t just stand to be left on their own for a long time.

Kitty Element#3 – Places To Get Ragdoll Kittens

The final component that you should consider is availability of Ragdoll kittens. You can go over toyour local animal shelter to find out if there is an owner surrendered Ragdoll cat or you can also look up Ragdoll breeders in your area as well as Ragdoll rescues. Knowing where you can claim one is key because that’s where you can also collect more data about Ragdoll cats in general. Take your time to investigate and learn more about Ragdolls before taking home a kitten. Ask questions and communicate with other Ragdoll owners in your locality to hear a first-hand experience on how to take care of your own Ragdoll kitten.

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      floppycats 5 years ago from USA

      Fun! I hope you will share your Rescue on Floppycats Facebook page!

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      Cindy A. Johnson 5 years ago from Sevierville, TN

      I love Ragdolls! We adopted a shelter cat that is at least part Ragdoll. Very fluffy, cuddly and adorable.

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      floppycats 5 years ago from USA

      Thanks, Jacqui - Trigg is much bigger now - he's 2 years old. You can check him out here: http://www.floppycats.com/trigg.html

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      jacqui2011 5 years ago from Leicester, United Kingdom

      I love cats, unfortunately my cat Foxy is not much of a lap cat. Ragdoll kittens look adorable and Trigg is just beautiful. Some good tips here. Voted up and useful.