A Ragdoll Kitten Care Guide – Revisions

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I am in the process of updating A Ragdoll Kitten Care Guide and wanted to see if you had any suggestions of things to add.

Here’s an overview of the book:

Here’s an outline of the chapters:

  • Chapter 1: Kitten-Proofing and Preparing Your Home and “Safe” Room
  • Chapter 2: First Days with Your Kitten and Things to Watch Out For
  • Chapter 3: Ragdoll Kitten’s Diet, Food and Water Bowls, Treats
  • Chapter 4: Recommended Scratchers, Toys and Beds
  • Chapter 5: Carriers and Your First Vet Visits
  • Chapter 6: Nail Trimming and Grooming
  • Chapter 7: Litter Box
  • Chapter 8: Dental Care – Teeth Brushing
  • Conclusion: Maintaining a Healthy Ragdoll Cat
  • BONUS: How to Introduce Your New Ragdoll Kitten to a Resident Cat
  • BONUS: Bringing Your Ragdoll Kitten Home Checklist
  • BONUS: Questions to ask Ragdoll Breeders

I want to make it the most comprehensive book possible.  So if after reviewing the chapter headlines, if you have ideas of things to include – please share them in the comment section below.

Thanks in advance for your tips/advice.

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  1. Hi Jenny,
    I purchased your Ragdoll Kitten Care Guide several months ago. It’s a wonderful guide for anyone new to Ragdolls. It might be good if you could include some info on the best/worst food ingredients, etc., and recommend foods that won’t upset a kitten’s stomach. With all the information about cat foods I find it very confusing. Everyone has a different opinion. Then put kitten food into the mix and it really gets crazy. I’m sure your new revised edition of the guide will be a big hit. I certainly loved the first guide.
    Take Care,
    Carol Hobbs

    1. HI Carol,

      I know what you mean about food – I struggle with it too. The best I can do is say that it’s a personal decision, but I do hope to include a link to Liz Eastwood’s Natural Cat Care Blog where she talks about the best canned cat foods.


  2. Chapters look very comprehensive. These ideas come to mind:
    Choosing a breeder
    The importance of play, suggested toys
    Choosing a veterinarian
    Dangers of overvaccination
    Naming your kitten
    Communicating with your kitten
    Nutritional values growing kittens need vs. adult cats. More protein/ fat, etc.?
    Is an ‘all life stages’ food equivalent to a ‘kitten’ food? How much is marketing?
    Sources of trustworthy information about your Ragdoll
    Floppycats testimonials ; )

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