California Best Ragdolls

Quality Ragdoll kittens & cats for sale from reputable breeders 


are you thinking about buying a Ragdoll kitten?

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RubyRidgeRags kitten

What is the most important factor to consider when buying a new Ragdoll kitten?  You have come to the right place.  All the breeders featured on are show/breeders and are extremely knowledgeable.  Please ask any questions you have (about Ragdolls – LOL) and any of these breeders should be able to give you more information than you ever wanted.

Some things you can expect from Bestragdoll breeders – All of the Best Ragdoll Breeders DNA test their Ragdolls for the HCM gene. Because all of our cats are neg/neg, we are sure that the kittens will also be negative for this deadly heart disease.  Before kittens go to their new homes, they receive 2 FVRCP vaccinations, are spayed/neutered, and are registered with TICA.  Every breeder that qualifies to be a Best Ragdoll Breeder shows their cats in TICA and sometimes CFA so you know that kittens are bred to the highest Ragdoll standards for health, beauty and temperament.   These breeders care about placing their kittens in wonderful homes and if they do not have the perfect kitten for you,they will refer you to one of the other breeders.  These are breeders you can trust.

Ragdolls do enjoy having a good book read to them.  Here is Marilyn Barsaleau’s Barsadolls Sir Eli, the official Library Cat.  sir Eli

Ragdolls are very special and are adored by their owners, because of their beautiful looks and  their sweet, loving temperament.  Their reputation as the perfect pet for families, kids, dogs,  and seniors is well deserved.  If you need a pet to sit in your laundry basket, or help you type, or play fetch and then sleep with you, then you need a Ragdoll.

Adorabledolls kitten

What about “flopping” that you hear so much about?  Not exactly true.  Many, or even most Ragdolls, are very relaxed when you pick them up but even if they flop as a baby, they may change their mind about it as an adult.

It is important to remember they are cats and they do the normal cat things so please keep that in mind.  They are not trainable like a dog.

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Be careful of websites that advertise kittens “ON SALE” or offer “RARE” Ragdolls. Accepted and recognized Ragdolls in Cat Fanciers Association (CFA) and The International Cat Association (TICA) MUST be blue eyed colorpoint cats (with or without white). Mink colors with aqua eyes or blue eyes are NOT accepted or recognized and may not be shown as Ragdolls. Solid colors with green or gold eyes are NOT accepted or recognized and may not be shown as Ragdolls. Review the Ragdoll Breed Standard in CFA or TICA