Claus – Ragdoll of the Week

| May 5, 2014 | 12 Comments

Claus - Ragdoll of the WeekWe became interested in Ragdolls through the internet where we read about their docile loving personalities and gorgeous appearance. I personally had only grown up with dogs and had also read they are very dog like in many ways. Sure enough this is very true.

Claus is a 1 year old Seal Point Mink male who is all attitude. His birthday is March 28th which is the same as his human mommy! We adopted him from a breeder on Long Island when he was 5 months old. He now lives a happy life in a Manhattan apartment.

We named him Claus because we thought it sounded proper and he has now gotten the nick name King Claus since he feels he owns the apartment.

He is the most affectionate cat I have ever met in my life. He “helps” with everything we do in the house. He watches you do dishes, brush your teeth and gets overly excited about making the bed or changing the sheets. Another one of his favorite activities is to go between the shower curtain and the liner to watch you shower. If you are in the tub he will also go behind the clear liner and punch at you through it like he is playing a game. He also enjoys stealing the shower drain out of the tub and playing with it.

Claus - Ragdoll of the WeekClaus - Ragdoll of the WeekClaus enjoys his sleeping spots and sticks to them throughout the day. If he is not cuddling with us on the couch you will find him on the bed, on one of our barstools (that he is getting too big for) and lastly believe it or not the dish drying mat! He also enjoys getting into every single closet or cabinet that is opened. He loves both of our closets and if our sink cabinet is left open for more than 5 seconds he is usually already in there digging through all of the stuff.

Unlike most Ragdolls (as they say) he loves to talk. If he is not the center of attention or wants something he will make sure you know it. He runs to the door every day when we get home from work and greets us to tell us about his day. Claus also likes to yell at me to get out of bed in the morning to feed him. He is a very spoiled boy.

Claus loves his toys. I think the best thing we bought him was a five foot cat tunnel Claus - Ragdoll of the Weekthat sits in our living room. He will run up and down it, chase toys in it and sometimes even lay down to take a quick cat nap. He also enjoys his cat charmer which I tie a random toy to every day and he will chase it around the apartment. In addition to that he loves a good cardboard box or paper bag. He has been a great addition and at a year old weighs almost 12lbs and we look forward to him continuing to grow into a very big boy.

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Hi, Iā€™m Jenny Dean, creator of Floppycats! Ever since my Aunt got the first Ragdoll cat in our family, I have loved the breed. Inspired by my childhood Ragdoll cat, Rags, I created Floppycats to connect, share and inspire other Ragdoll cat lovers around the world,

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  1. Lynn says:

    I love hearing how we all spoil our Ragdoll babies! They definitely love being involved in all activities. Claus is beautiful and it sounds like he has a fabulous personality to go along with his looks. Thanks for sharing his story!

  2. patricia says:

    thanks for sharing youe story about king claus. he is very handsome and the name fits him really well. and now you are a cat lover which is even mooooooooore awesome!! cats are the best friends.

  3. Teresa says:

    Claus is so gorgeous. Love the minks’ special extra soft fur. There is nothing like it. So soft it is almost undetectable. Love his beautiful coloring. You will have to show us photos as he gets older too. You are so lucky to have him. Thanks for sharing. Best wishes for a wonderful long and happy life together. ā™„

  4. Beth says:

    King Claus is wonderful šŸ™‚ Thank you for sharing his story and the beautiful pictures!!!

  5. John says:

    I like the picture of Claus sleeping! šŸ™‚

  6. He’s a beautiful boy. I once had a Sealpoint Traditional male Ragdoll who was named Tadpole; miss him. I know own a Blue Bicolor Traditional male Ragdoll named Nico and a Blue Mitted Traditional female Ragdoll named Anya.

  7. Thank you for sharing Claus’ story with us. He is a very handsome boy and obviously of Royal Blood. šŸ™‚

    What a charmer he is… Lurved the pictures!

    I really enjoyed reading about your boy and sharing the pictures with my hubby!

    Big hugs!

    Patti & Pink Sugar šŸ™‚ <3

  8. Betty says:

    Claus is beautiful and sounds like a real charmer. I love the way you change the toy for him every day. He is so looong – one can just see that he is going to grow to be a regal beauty, with an amazing coat. Enjoy the changes coming your way.
    Thanks for sharing your story.

  9. Dementia Boy says:

    Is that a cat beneath all that fluffy floppage?!? He looks so soft. Beautiful boy. The shower curtain story made me laugh–King Claus hasn’t watched “Psycho,” has he?

    Thanks for sharing him with us. And may you enjoy many, many years of laughter and happiness with Claus.

  10. Mike G says:

    Thank you for all your comments! Claus has been a great addition, I appreciate all the compliments on his looks and he does too!

  11. Lisa says:

    A New York Ragdoll kitty,so cool hes a beauty,and your all gonna have a great life together.Im a Mom of two male Ragdolls one and two years,and cant imagine my life without them.Best wishes Lisa ,Murphy and CEASAR

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