Looking for Ragdoll cat breeders in California, or perhaps a fully-grown adult Ragdoll?
The good news is, there is a good deal of choice – both in terms of breeders, and the colors and varieties of Ragdolls.
I’ve done some research and found some reputable and available breeders, and I’ve also added some additional resources and online breeders to help if you can’t find what you’re looking for.
Good luck on your hunt for a new addition to your home, here’s hoping you find the perfect Ragdoll kitten:
Ragdoll Cat Breeders in California | Kittens & Cats for Sale
|Angel Haven Dolls
|North San Diego/Riverside County, CA
|Swaffords Ragdoll Cafe
|Ramona, Southern California
|Ruby Ridge Rags Ragdolls
|Ragdoll Kittens by Kelly
|The Ragdoll Queen Cattery
|San Jose, CA
|Rock Creek Ranch Ragdolls
|LA, Orange, and Riverside County, CA
Angel Haven Dolls
Address – North San Diego/Riverside County, CA
Phone – NA
Website – angelhavenragdolls.com
Address – Sacramento, CA
Phone – 415-586-1970
Website – furrealragdolls.com
Swaffords Ragdoll Cafe
Address – Ramona, Southern California
Phone – 605-339-417
Website – swaffsragcafe.com
Ruby Ridge Rags Ragdolls
Address – Southern California
Phone – 951-926-5949
Website – rubyridgerags.com
Address – Roseville, CA
Phone – 831-801-9026
Website – adorabledolls.net
Ragdoll Kittens by Kelly
Address – Southern California
Phone – 951-534-1115
Website – ragdollkittensbykelly.com
The Ragdoll Queen Cattery
Address – Murrieta, CA
Phone – NA
Website – thequeensragdolls.com
Address – San Jose, CA
Phone – 831-524-4812
Website – 5starrags.com
Rock Creek Ranch Ragdolls
Address – Los Angeles, Orange, and Riverside County, CA
Phone – 714-865-8282
Website – rockcreekranchragdolls.com
TICA and CFA Certifications
While not a complete deal-breaker, it’s nice to see breeders with professional certifications – it’s like a stamp of approval that you’re dealing with a responsible and ethical breeder.
Two of the certifications and organizations that you should keep an eye out for are:
The International Cat Association (TICA) – TICA was founded in 1967 and is the world’s largest and oldest association for cat enthusiasts and breeders. It has over fifty years of experience in registering purebred cats from all over the world.
The Cat Fanciers’ Association (CFA) – Founded in 1906, the CFA is the largest purebred cat registry in North America. They’re devoted to the advancement of purebred cats and provide some excellent resources.
How Much Do Ragdoll Cats Cost?
A quick disclaimer; pricing of Ragdolls and any exotic cat can vary a great deal and there are a number of things that can affect the price.
To give you a rough idea, however, taking into account the pricing from a bunch of breeders you can expect to pay somewhere in the range of:
|Type of Ragdoll
I thought I’d share some additional resources that I think will come in handy for some new or prospective Ragdoll parents:
AdoptaPet.com – AdoptaPet is an online resource that helps connect you with hundreds, maybe even thousands of rescues, shelters, and other places where there are cats in need of homes.
I’m not going to put any pressure on, but there is something rewarding about taking in an adult cat in need of a home.
Ragdolls on Reddit – There is a huge community (25k+ at the time of publishing) over on Reddit. A good place to make some friends, share cute pictures, and ask any specific questions you have.
Are Ragdoll Cats High Maintenance?
The main concern I hear about Ragdolls is that they’re high maintenance. The good news is that this really isn’t the case.
They do require regular brushing, typically 2-3 times a week. This will help prevent their fur matting and tangling and keep on top of shedding.
If you brush them from an early age – as I’m sure you will – brushing your Ragdoll is something they’ll enjoy, and something that will help you bond with them.
They also have a docile and easygoing nature, fit in well with other pets and kids. They do love to play, but that’s never a chore.
If you’re buying from a breeder, they’ll probably ask you about other pets and kids in your home. They’ll then explain how to best help them settle in.
Are Ragdolls Good Pets?
Ragdolls are awesome pets! I’m not being biased, they really are.
Even if you prefer a different breed, it’s hard to deny that Ragdolls are cute cats. They also have the personality to match, so it’s a win-win.
The best thing about them is that they fit in with families of all sizes. They love affection, interacting with us, and are very playful as kittens.
In fact, the only downside to Ragdolls, if you can call it a ‘downside’ is that they need companionship and attention.
They’re not recommended as pets if you and everyone else is out all day and they’re left home alone.
Ragdolls do get lonely, and they can show signs of stress if they’re left alone for long periods.
They’re fine as both indoor and outdoor cats, but most owners report that their Ragdolls spend most of their time indoors or near the home when outdoors.
So, is a Ragdoll right for you?
It comes down to your personal preference. If you’re a cat lover, it’s hard not to adopt one of these cute-looking cats when you see one – and even harder if you’ve spent time with one.
If you have room in your life to give a Ragdoll some love, affection, and time, then I think they’re the perfect choice!
Ragdoll Breeders Across the U.S.
If you didn’t find available Ragdolls that met your requirements from the breeders listed above, click any of the states below to see Ragdoll breeders in that state:
Image credits – Header Photo by Leonsa, Ragdoll photo by Kanashi on Unsplash