The distinguishing feature of a Ragdoll is its quiet, gentle and lasting character. Special is its enormous confidence in the people and animals. Ragdolls are social cats that do not quickly impressed. With other pets such as dogs they get along very well. In a difficult or threatening situation the Ragdoll will try to flee, he’ll only use his nails in an emergency situation. The Ragdoll is a very suitable for families with children. His soft voice you hear little. Ragdolls are elegant but also intelligent cats. They are very found on human companionship and love to be cuddled and look after. But it is not in their nature to impose to people. Their curiosity is great and will thereby also often are present in your environment. It i not wise for a Ragdoll to run around outside, everyone can take him. A characteristic of the Ragdoll is that if you lift he relaxes and can let itselve hang like a rag doll. That why they got this name. The Ragdoll is since 1965 officially approved in the U.S.A. In 1991 came the first Ragdolls to The Netherlands. Burmese, Persian, Siamese and Burmese are among the ancestors of the Ragdoll. The Ragdoll is a large muscular cat, with a long body and short and powerful hall and a well built chest. Its hind legs are higher as his front legs and his feet are round with tufts between the toes. The tail is well hairy and the length of the tail is in a good relationship with the body. The head i middle large, the face shows a wide wedge. The ears are medium sized and are far apart with rounded points. The eyes are large ,oval in shape and blue. The coat is silky and close to the kin. The coat is long on the chest, abdomen and in the back of the head, which gives a clear collar. Because they have a silky and semi-longhair coat, the fur shows no tedency to tangles. Which comb once a week is sufficient. Ragdolls are white born. After about 2 a 3 weeks you go see the colour.it can take 4 years until the Ragdoll is fully colord. Ragdolls can have a weight between 3,5 and 10 kilos. Cats between 3,5 and 5,5 kilos and the males between 4 and 10 kilos. The Ragdoll is one of the largest cat breeds bred. The colors are seal, blue, chocolate, lilac, cinnamon, fawn, red and cream. In the patterns colorpoints, bicolor and mitted (white feet). With the variations of tortie, lynx and torbie(lynx and tortie). There are also solid(one colour), sepia and mink these have no blue eyes and are also not yet officially approved.