Ragdoll Hut


We are a small Ragdoll Cattery. All our cats are purebred Ragdolls and live in our home as part of our family in sunny Florida.

We're TICA registered, our breeding is designed to produce healthy Ragdoll kittens with friendly and playful personalities.
Each of our Kings and Queens are carefully selected from pedigree lines with a solid history of excellent health and wellness, preserving the quality of the breed and our high standards.

Ragdoll cats are a popular and distinctive breed known for their striking blue eyes, silky semi-longhair coat, and docile temperament. Here are some key characteristics of Ragdoll cats:

  1. Origin:
    • The Ragdoll breed originated in the 1960s in Riverside, California, USA. The breed was developed by breeder Ann Baker, who crossed a white Persian cat named Josephine with a Birman-like cat. The resulting kittens had the desirable traits of the Ragdoll breed.
  2. Appearance:
    • Ragdolls are large, sturdy cats with a semi-longhair coat that comes in a variety of colors and patterns, including colorpoint, mitted, and bi-color.
    • They have striking blue eyes that are one of their defining features.
    • The breed's name, "Ragdoll," is derived from their tendency to go limp and relaxed when picked up, resembling a child's ragdoll toy.
  3. Personality:
    • Ragdolls are known for their gentle and laid-back nature. They are often described as "puppy-like" in their behavior, as they may follow their owners from room to room and enjoy being involved in family activities.
    • They are typically good with children and other pets, making them a great choice for families.
    • Ragdolls are not as active or playful as some other breeds, but they still enjoy interactive play and may learn tricks or play fetch.
  4. Coat Care:
    • While their coat is semi-longhair, it doesn't mat as easily as some other longhair breeds. Regular brushing is still recommended to prevent tangles and reduce shedding.
    • Despite their plush appearance, Ragdolls have a low-maintenance coat that doesn't require as much grooming as some other longhaired breeds.
  5. Health:
    • Ragdolls are generally a healthy breed, but they can be prone to certain genetic conditions like hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (a heart condition). Responsible breeding practices can help minimize the risk of such health issues.
  6. Semi-Longhair Coat:
    • Despite their luxurious appearance, Ragdoll cats have a semi-longhair coat that is silky and soft. They have a tendency to shed less than some other longhaired breeds.
  7. Limited Outdoor Skills:
    • Due to their gentle and trusting nature, Ragdolls may not have the best outdoor survival skills. They are often better suited for indoor living or supervised outdoor activities.
  8. Vocalization:
    • While not as vocal as some other breeds, Ragdolls can be chatty and may "talk" to their owners, especially during mealtime or when seeking attention.
  9. Late Maturity:
    • Ragdoll cats typically take longer to reach full maturity compared to other breeds. They may not fully develop until around three to four years of age.

Registered Breeder and Member of TICA.