Ragdoll colours and patterns

There are six recognised Ragdoll colours, Seal, Blue, Chocolate, Lilac, Red, and Cream.  There are three main patterns, Colour point, Mitted and Bi-colour these patterns can be overlayed by Tortie, Torbie and Tabby.  Torbie is a Tortie + Tabby = Torbie.

Ragdolls are born white/cream and start to develope their colour and patterns within a week or two and will continue to develop over the next two to three years.

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Seal mitted adult Ragdoll

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Six month old blue point & white bi-colour Ragdoll

Seal

The body colour ranges from ivory to pale fawn beigeshading gradually into a lighter colour on the belly and chest.  The points range from a warm seal brown to a deep brownish black. T he paw pads and nose leather will be a seal brown to brownish black, with rosy undertones.

Blue

The body is bluish white to platinum grey, cold in tone and free of any tinge of brown, shading gradually to a lighter colour on the belly and chest.  The points will be blue-grey to deep slate.  The paw pads and nose leather are dark greyish blue. 

Seal point mitted kitten

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Blue mitted kitten

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Chocolate point

Chocolate

The body is ivory shading gradually to lighter colour on the belly and chest.  The points range from warm milk chocolate to a darker chocolate tone, all with rose undertones.  Paw pads should be a brownish salomon pink with rose-brown nose leather.

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Chocolate point Ragdoll kitten

Lilac

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 pink.

 Lilac point Ragdoll

 Lilac point Ragdoll

 Lilac point Ragdoll

Red

The body is a warm, even. creamy white.  The points are deep orange to red.  The paw pads and nose leather are pink.

Red tabby point adult Ragdoll 

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Red point kitten

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Cream tabby Ragdoll

Cream

The body is creamy white.  The points ranging from pale sand to deep cream.  To some up the cream is dull, cool buff beige. The paw pads and nose leather are pink.

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Cream Ragdoll kitten

Ragdoll patterns
Colourpoint - Mitted - Bi-colour

Colour point.

The points, ears, mask, feet and tail are dark with the colour well defined.  The body should have a definite contrast between it and the points.

 

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Blue point ragdoll kitten

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Seal point Ragdoll kitten

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Lilac point Ragdoll kitten

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Seal point Ragdoll kitten

Blue point Ragdoll Kitten

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Blue point Ragdoll kitten

Mitted

The points are dark and contrasting to the body, there are matching white mitts on the front feet and white back legs at least to the hock.  The chin is white and there may be a blaze on the face above the nose.

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 Blue point mitted Ragdoll  kitten

 Chocolate point mitted Ragdoll kitten

Blue point mitted Ragdoll kitten

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Blue point mitted Ragdoll with a blaze.

Lilac point mitted Ragdoll 

Seal point mitted Ragdoll with a blaze.

Seal point mitted Ragdoll with a blaze.

Bi-Colour 

The ears, mask and tail are well defined in the darker colour.  The mask has a white inverted "V" which should be as symmetrical as possible.  The chest, stomach, all four legs, feet and ruff are white.

Blue point & white bi-colour kittens
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Seal point & white bi-colour Ragdoll at 10 weeks old

Seal point & white bi-colour Ragdoll at 15 weeks old

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Seal point & white bi-colour Ragdoll at 10 months  old

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Millie