Pointed Category, Solid Division and Particolor Division (Mitted and BiColor only), eumelanistic
The ideal Ragdoll grows large and heavy. Full maturity of color is not achieved until 2 years old
and full weight and size is not expected for at least 4 years. The cat is firm and muscular with
no fat except on the lower abdomen. Overall impression is of subdued power. Females may be
noticeably smaller than males.
- Points: Ears, mask, feet and tail to be darker well-defined color.
- Body: Body color to be lighter than point color; chest, bib and chin areas may be
somewhat lighter in color. Soft shadings of color are allowed on the body.
Allowance to be made for a cat under 2 years of age.
Ragdolls are in a recognized division where the amount of white is a distinguishing characteristic
and a substantial number of points are allocated to the exact placement of white markings.
- MITTED PATTERN
- Points: Legs (except for feet), ears, mask, and tail well-defined. A broken or
evenly matched white blaze of even dimension on nose and/or between eyes
to be acceptable. Chin must be white.
- Front Feet: White mittens evenly matched.
- Back Legs: Entirely white extending no higher than mid-thigh. White must go around
the hocks entirely.
- Body: The pigment on the body is a shade lighter than the point color. There should
be a white belly stripe, varying in width, from the bib down the underside
between the forelegs to under the base of the tail.
- BICOLOR PATTERN
- Points: Ears, mask and tail to be well-defined. Mask 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.
- Body: Chest, stomach, all four legs, feet and ruff are to be white. Body a color
a shade lighter than points, may have various markings of white and color
patches. White should reach above the elbow on the front legs, and above
the hock on the rear legs.
Lighter eye color in dilutes. Seasonal changes in coat length and texture.
- General: Short tail; pointed ears; short legs; cobby body; Roman nose.
- Mitted: Any dark spotting on white mittens or underbelly. Lack of white belly stripe.
- BiColor: White on ears and/or tail; whiskers other than white; pigment on stomach or any
area designated as white.
WITHHOLD ALL AWARDS
See Show Rules, ARTICLE SIXTEEN for rules governing penalties.disqualifications applying to all
- General: Any eye color other than blue.
- Pointed: Any white.
- Mitted: Lack of white chin.
- BiColor: Any dark markings on area of white mask.