The exact development of the RagaMuffin is a little uncertain. They were developed from cats Ragdoll in the Decade of 1990, When a group of breeders broke away from the international organization of the Ragdoll cat (IRCA), on the grounds of having its own vision of the race. Because only members of the IRCA were allowed use the name “Ragdoll” farmers were forced to seek a new name. Curt Gehm dubbed the new race “RagaMuffin”, they were descendants of street cats who founded the Ragdoll breed. While the Ragamuffin and the Ragdolls are closely related, There are differences – the Ragamuffin allow all colours, Unlike the Ragdoll, the shape of the head is vaulted in the RagaMuffin instead of flat, nut instead of oval-shaped eyes, The RagaMuffin bones stronger than the Ragdoll, short and thick hair. The cat breeders association (CFA) recognized the RagaMuffin in 2003.
The Ragamuffin are gentle giants in the world of the cat. Extraordinarily sweet and loving, you make wonderful companions. They link to all in the family and expect a lot of touch and affection of all persons. They like to play and they tend to be “soft overused” which means that they tend not to use their claws to the play.
They require interaction and do not like to be alone for a long time. They like to sit in silence in the lap of its owner, and also have fun with any type of game. Due to their docile nature, is a cat inside – It is not likely that you know to defend against attacks if we walk out of the House with him. Their docile nature makes them good with children of all ages. Also gets along well with other pets.
The average lifespan of the RagaMuffin is of 12 to 16 years. There is no special for this breed health problems.
Males can weigh 13,6 kg or more.