Rehoming Your Ragdoll Cats

| June 17, 2010 | 0 Comments

Ragdoll RescueWhen it comes to having to rehome your Ragdoll cats, it can be a difficult decision – not only to part with your cat, but who to adopt it to.

In the process, you might consider having the following questions in mind for the family or person that you are thinking of adopting to.

  1. Are all the members of your family in agreement to this adoption?
  2. How many children are in your family and what are their ages?
  3. Do you rent or own your home?
  4. Are there other pets in your home?  What are their names and breeds?
  5. What are the maximum number of hours your pets are left alone each day?
  6. Are your pets up-to-date on vaccinations?
  7. Have your kitties been tested for Feline Leukemia and FIV?
  8. Are your pets spayed/neutered?
  9. Would this kitty be indoor, outdoor or both?
  10.  In your opinion, what is the most effective way to teach a cat to use a scratching post?
  11.  In your opinion, what is the most effective way to train a cat not to jump on counters?
  12. If you are forced to move and would not be allowed to take your pet, what would you do?
  13. Have you ever given up an animal before, and if so, why?
  14.  What qualities are you looking for in a cat?
  15.  Who is your veterinarian?
  16.  Do you plan to have this cat declawed?
  17. What methods will you use to ensure your cat will use the litter box?

These are just some of the questions you will want to think about asking before giving up your Bicolor Ragdoll or Blue Lynx Mitted Ragdoll, for example, to a total stranger.

Ragdoll Rescue is a tough thing and a tough decision to make, but with careful screening, you can find a great home for your

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Hi, I’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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