Ragamuffin Ragamuffin

Breed characteristics

  • Adaptability: 10
  • Family Affection: 10
  • Game activity: 6
  • Intelligence: 10
  • Total health: 9
  • Hair loss: 8
  • Friendliness for children: 8
  • Dog Friendly: 10
  • Love for meow: 2


There is such a breed of cats, ragdoll, which in translation means Ragdoll. So, ragamafin is like a side branch of this breed, moreover, Ann Baker was in charge of breeding – the breeder who created the ragdoll breed. Ragamuffin substantially differs from ragdoll primarily in its size, since it is significantly larger. For this, crossing was carried out with Turkish Angora, Burmese cats, Himalayans, Persians and domestic long-haired cats.

This is a relatively new breed that does not have wide distribution in the world, and therefore, in Ukraine, a cat ragamuffin is rare. They are much like their brothers ragdoll, however, still have significant differences. Nevertheless, since the breed is relatively new, not all feline associations recognize her. Among those who give their recognition to cats Ragamuffin, American Cat Lovers Association, Federation Cat Lovers, United Cat Organization, and Association cat lovers, she recognized the breed in February 2011.


The big, kind and playful ragamuffin cat is a great choice for any family. Although, long hair is not suitable for everyone, in the first the turn is for allergy sufferers. Ragamafin has a slightly flattened, wide muzzle of the correct wedge-shaped, medium-length ears and proportional body – the cat does not look overweight if it is not overfed. The tail is fluffy and long, the chest is wide.

There are various colors of this breed, moreover, cats born white, and then the color appears. Full growth achieved only at the age of 4 years. Life expectancy is 12-16 years.


Despite the fact that ragamuffin and ragdoll are relatives and very similar, they have significant differences not only in appearance, but also in character. Ragdoll in particular rather refers to phlegmatic cats, while ragamafin has more energy and more prone to various activities. Him a more active mind, he will happily participate in games together with family members, moreover, it will often be their initiator.

On the other hand, the ragamuffin cat breed loves affection, loves sit on your hands, and generally spend time in this way. Can to say that it combines the best cat-like features. Here you can add more intelligence, as well as extraordinary the devotion of these animals, which makes them wonderful companions for all family.

Ragamuffin cat treats children well and is normal perceives other domestic animals if they do not show them aggression. Of course, both children and other pets need teach the right attitude to your cat. Friends and strangers people are friendly.

In general, they are obedient, not capricious and have no habit act on evil or take revenge, and they can even be taught to walk on leash. Usually, the ragamuffin cat breed is purely domestic cat, although if you live in a private house, he will be happy to walk on the street. But you need to be careful – this pet has a fighting disposition, and he can easily fight a neighbor’s cat.

Common diseases

These are healthy cats that have no genetic or other problems besides – obesity. Yes, they love to eat, and you need to properly build your pet’s diet. Especially considering and without the rather big sizes and tendency to fullness.


Long hair always requires more thorough care, and Ragamuffin cat breed is no exception. Their coat is necessary comb out 2 times a week, carefully remove dead hair, lumps and fallen fragments. Cats are usually sensitive to such things, and therefore, be careful. Also a must trim your claws 2 times a month, monitor the cleanliness of your ears pet, removing deposits and dirt, as well as regularly bathe.

Breed Information

Country of origin USA
Life span 12-16 years old
The size large
Weight Males: 6.5-9 kg, Cats: 3.5-6 kg
Type of wool longhair
Color any colors and patterns of wool
Lifestyle in room
Group longhair
Price 800 – 1200 $

Breed photo

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