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Ragdoll Show Standard - FIFe

The Ragdolls are existing in 3 pattern - colourpoint, mitted and bicolour - and 4 colours - seal, blue, chocolate and lilac -, altogether 12 different varieties.

 

STANDARD

General

Overall Impression

The Ragdoll is a massive large cat with medium bone structure and muscular body. Strong in the whole appearance

 

Size

Large

Head

Shape

Medium in size, broad modified wedge with an even appearing place between the ears

 

Nose

The nose should show a slight curve in the upper third

 

Cheeks/Muzzle/Chin

Well developed cheeks, which are tapering to a rounded, well developed, middle long muzzle with a well developed chin

Ears

Shape

Medium in size, with a broad base, rounded tips

 

Place

Set far apart on the skull, slightly tilt forward

Eyes

Shape

Large and oval

   

The outer aperture should fall in a line with the base of the ears

 

Colour

Blue, the more blue the better, in relation to the body colour

Neck

 

Short and strong

Body

Structure

Long body, medium bone structure, muscular. Broad chest and well developed. Muscular and stronger in the hindquarters. The adult cat is at the shoulders as broad as at the hindquarters

Legs

 

Middle long with medium bone structure. The hindlegs are slightly higher than the frontlegs, because of that, the line of the back seems to be tilt forward

 

Paws

Large, round and compact, with tufts between the toes

Tail

 

Long, middle long at the base, tapering itself a little bit to the end of the tail, in porportion to the body. Well covered with hairs, bushy

Coat

Structure

Middle long, dense, soft and silky texture; it fits closely to the body and is refracting, if the cat is moving. The coat is longest at the neck and frames the outer part of the face, through which results the appearance of a bib. The coat is short in the face and it will be longer from the end of the head over the shoulders until to the back. At the sides, at the stomach and at the hind quarters it is middle long until long. At the frontlegs it is short until middle long.

 

Colour

Please look at the following chart for the varieties of the colours

 

 

 

Comment

 

  • Females are appreciably smaller than males   
  • The cheeks of a male should be taken in consideration
  • The development is slow

Penalize

Head

Slim head

 

Nose

Stop, Roman nose

 

Ears

  • Large or small ears
  • Tapered ears
 

Eyes

Almond-shaped

 

Neck

Too long and too thin neck

 

Body

  • Sturdy body
  • Slim chest
 

Legs

  • Short legs
  • Affected toes
  • Missing tufts
 

Tail

  • Short tail
  • Blunted tip
 

Coat

Short coat (seasonal)

Disquali-
fication

Eyes

Any eye colour other than blue

 

 

 

SCALE OF POINTS

Total

 

100 points

Head

General shape, nose, forehead, cheeks and muzzle, set of teeth and jaw, chin. Shape and size of the eyes

20 points

Ears

Shape and place

5 points

Eye Colour

 

5 points

Body

Physique built, size and bone structure

20 points

Legs and Paws

Length of the legs, shape of the paws

5 points

Tail

Shape and length

5 points

Coat

Colour and pattern

25 points

 

Quality and texture, length

10 points

Condition

 

5 points

 

 

 

ACCEPTED VARIETIES OF THE COLOURS

 

RAGDOLL BICOLOUR RAG n/a/b/c 03


Coat

 

Points - Ears, mask and tail - should be well defined. The mask must show an inverted white "V"

Body colour - a shade lighter than the points; white spots at the back are allowed. Stomach to be white and without any spots. White legs are preferred.

Nose Leather

 

Pink

Ball of the Feet

 

Pink

Penalize

Ears

Any white colour at the ears

 

Tail

Any white colour at the tail

 

Colour

 

EMS-CODE

SEAL

 

RAG n 03

BLUE

BICOLOUR

RAG a 03

CHOCOLATE

 

RAG b 03

LILAC

 

RAG c 03

 

 

RAGDOLL COLOURPOINT RAG n/a/b/c


Coat

 

The colour of the points - Ears, mask, legs and tail - should be well coloured and should harmonize with the body colour.

The body colour - should be coloured until to the base, more fair than the points. Chest and bib more fair than the body colour. Slight colour shadings at the body and at the stomach (spot at the stomach) are allowed

Nose Leather

 

Analogous to the colour of the points

Balls of the Feet

 

Analogous to the colour of the points

Comment

 

Please look in the general part, Himalayan Pointed

Penalize

Coat

Every white spot

 

Colour

 

EMS-CODE

SEAL

 

RAG n

BLUE

COLOURPOINT

RAG a

CHOCOLATE

 

RAG b

LILAC

 

RAG c

 

 

RAGDOLL MITTED RAG n/a/b/c 04


Coat

 

Points - (except paws and chin) and the body colour like the colourpoints, well defined and harmonizing with the body colour. White chin. With or without a white stripe on the bridge of the nose. White mittens on the frontlegs. The hindlegs minimum should be completely white coloured until to the heels and maximum until to the middle of the thigh.

A white stripe, which is starting at the bib is going down through between the forelegs until to the base of the tail

Nose Leather

 

Analogous the colour of the points

Balls of the Feet

 

Pink

Penalize

Head

Missing of the white chin

 

Legs

Every dark spot on the white mittens

 

Body

  • Every dark spot at the stomach
  • Missing of the white stripe

 

Colour

 

EMS-CODE

SEAL

 

RAG n 04

BLUE

MITTED

RAG a 04

CHOCOLATE

 

RAG b 04

LILAC

 

RAG c 04


 


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