The Ragamuffin Cat, originally from United States, is a medium sized, medium coated cat breed that has become quite popular among cat fans around the world. The Ragamuffin Cats are said to have quite the personality. Their owners have said that they are often curious, relaxed, and personal. Owners can expect to spend many years with their Ragamuffin Cat. They are said to live between 8 and 13 years! Please continue to read on to see more about the characteristics of the Ragamuffin Cat breed and what the requirements are for owning one!

Body Characteristics

The Ragamuffin Cat breed is a medium sized cat compared to other breeds. It is broad, long, and rectangular. This also gives the Ragamuffin Cat a defining difference when compared to other breeds. Future cat owners that are searching for a medium sized cat breed will be very pleased with this cat as it often weighs within 8 lbs to 12 lbs. The fur (or lack-there-of) of the Ragamuffin Cat is often described as thick, plush, and tough. This is because this Ragamuffin Cat breed has a strong bloodline! This is one of the most popular cat breeds because of its color scheme. The Ragamuffin Cat breed is often found in white, black, blue, and cream. Most Ragamuffin Cats have a short length tail, which helps compliment their overall body structure. Their small sized eyes, that are common among the Ragamuffin Cat breed, create a unique look that their owners find adorable.


When entering a new living space, the Ragamuffin Cat adjusts in no time at all. It is excited to explore its new environment and make it its home! The Ragamuffin Cat really loves to make new human friends! It has no problem showing love and affection to everyone it meets! The Ragamuffin Cat breed is very social and loves to interact with people. They make a great addition to any household that is wanting a feline companion! Owners who are parents will be thrilled with the way this cat breed interacts with their youngsters. This cat will be very happy in their home! The Ragamuffin Cat breed enjoys the company of dogs. This cat breed is recommended for people that would like to have a cat and a dog in their home. This cat breed lives to love. Owners can expect their Ragamuffin Cat to show a lot of affection towards them. This cat breed loves to play so much that it will often wake its owner up, at the start of each day, for playtime. The Ragamuffin Cat is a high energy cat breed that loves to run around and have fun. This cat develops habits and routines, and can also be trained because they are highly intelligent.


The Ragamuffin Cat breed requires very little grooming. It may need assistance if it gets especially dirty, but on average the owner only needs to get involved in the grooming once a year to help maintain. Most owners have said that they do not even notice that their Ragamuffin Cat is shedding around their home because it sheds so little. This cat breed may have some health problems, but it is rare that they occur. While many cat breeds do have some mild health issues, common ones for the Ragamuffin Cat breed are Vomiting, Diarrhea, and Fleas. The Ragamuffin Cat breed may cause a reaction in those who have cat allergies. Annually, the Ragamuffin Cat breed will cost their owner around $1200 for upkeep. This does not include the initial purchase price that ranges between $300 – $800.