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Colors & Patterns of the Ragdoll

The RFCI currently recognizes 6 colors and 5 patterns in the Ragdoll: (recognition of colors and patterns may vary between registering Associations)

Colors
Seal Point

The body color should be ranging from ivory to pale fawn beige, shading gradually into a lighter color on the belly and chest. The points will range from a warm seal brown to a deep brownish black. The paw pads and nose leather to be a seal brown to brownish black, with rosy undertones allowed.

Blue Point

The body should be a bluish white to platinum grey, cold in tone, free of any tinge of brown, shading gradually to lighter color on the belly and chest. The points will be blue- grey to deep slate. The paw pads and nose leather dark blue. They may have rosy undertones.

Chocolate Point

The body should be ivory, shading gradually to lighter color on the belly and chest. The points ranging from warm milk chocolate to bittersweet chocolate, all with rose undertones. The paw pads should be a brownish salmon pink and nose leather a rose brown.

Lilac Point

Body magnolia white. Points a pale dove grey with pinkish tones to a warmer deep lavender, the dilute pigment permitting the flesh tones to show through. Paw pads and nose leather lavender pink .

Red Point

The body should be a warm, even, creamy white. The points will be a deep orange “hot” red. The paw pads and nose leather to be pink.

Cream Point

The body should be creamy white. The points ranging from pale sand to deep cream. The overall impression is dull, cool buff beige. The paw pads and nose leather pink.

Patterns
Colorpoint

The points, ears, mask, feet and tail are to be dark with the color well defined. The body should have definite contrast between it and points. Soft shadings of color are allowed on the body, as the cat gets older. Nose leather is the color of the points.

Mitted

The points are to be dark and contrasting to the body, with matching white mitts on the front feet, and white going up the back legs at least to the hock. The chin must be white, and there should be a white belly stripe from the chin down the bib, and running to the base of the tail. This pattern may have a single white blaze between the eyes or a broken blaze between the eyes and on the nose. Blaze may not extend into the nose leather. Nose leather is the color of the points.

BiColor

The Ears, mask and tail to be well- Defined in the darker color. The mask is to have an inverted "V" which should be as symmetrical as possible and should not extend beyond the outer edge of the eye on either side. The nose leather must be pink.  

The chest, stomach, all four legs, feet and ruff are to be white. The white should reach above the elbow on the front legs, and above the hock on the rear legs.

The back may have shading in a lighter shade of the point color, with various markings of white and color patches.

Lynx Point Overlays any one of the above patterns. The Lynx pattern shows as tabby markings on the face in what appears to be the letter "W".
Tortie Point Overlays any of the above patterns. Tortie Points, color-wise, will generally have Red or Cream mixed with one of the other colors.

To see pictures of some of the colors and patterns please click here.

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