Rocky – Ragdoll of the Week

This is my beautiful Ragdoll Rocky (lying on his back on the stairs). Rocky came into my life as a rescue cat when he was just 6 months old (in July 2018). He’s quite relaxed as you can see now……

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He’s a people person & likes to be everywhere that I am. If I’m on the couch he is next to me or lying on the floor with his head on my foot. If I go to the kitchen he follows, go to the bathroom he follows, if I go out & he can’t follow he howls & howls at the front door.

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I found Rocky on a animal welfare website when I had decided that it was time for me to adopt a cat companion. He was just 6 months old and had been surrendered, apparently because his owner was moving to a not pet friendly premises.

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Rocky is a very vocal cat. If he needs food he meows, if he needs to use the litter tray he meows, if he wants out he meows, if he’s happy to see you he meows. He talks & talks & talks…..even at 3am if he wakes & finds himself alone he meows….very loudly! 🤗 is this really why he was surrendered I wonder 🤔

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He loves to check everything out. The washing machine is tv for cats 😄 He’s not a big one for playing with toys but he absolutely loves balls made from tin foil; he gets sooooo excited when I get the roll of tin foil out of the kitchen drawer, then I have to rip some off, roll it into a ball & throw it around for him until he’s had enough & picks the ball up & takes it away somewhere to stop the game 😊 enough is enough he says! 😃

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He enjoys sitting in the bookshelf just watching the world go by & looking decidedly handsome! 🤗

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He knows what he likes & doesn’t like…..he did not like the harness that I tried to train him with so I could take him on walks 🤪

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He is my beautiful boy & I absolutely adore him. I must admit though that when I was researching Ragdoll cats I read that they rarely meow (he talks & talks), if they do meow it is very quietly (he is loud like a Siamese cat), and they are laid back (he is quite needy & anxious). He does not like to be alone & displays this dislike very loudly – this is why I am adopting a 5-year-old ex breeding lady ragdoll cat (Arwen) companion for him. I have found out that ragdolls are very social beings & I think his life will be much better when he has a furry friend around all the time, especially when I have to go to work. I love my beautiful ragdoll boy Rocky & he has enriched my life immensely. I’m really looking forward to having another ragdoll kitty cat & to Rocky having a companion kitty…..wish us luck 😄🙏🏻🤗

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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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  1. Awwww, TYSVM for sharing your beautiful love story about your SUPER PAWESOME, FABULOUS & STUNNING Rocky boy with us! WOW! He is one GORGEOUS & VERY LUCKY boy for sure! Sounds like you found your soulmate kitteh BIG TIME! He has truly thrived with the love YOU have given him by providing his such an AMAZEBALLS & MARVELOUS Furever Home! 🙂 <3

    Rocky sounds like a wonderful companion/buddy! What a purrsonality! 🙂 <3


    Wishing you many more year of good health, happiness, love and purry adventures together!

    Big hugs & lots of love & purrs!

    Patti & Miss Pink Sugarbelle 🙂 <3 <3 <3

  2. What a gorgeous boy ROCKY is!!! And that stare has such presence…he really is majestic!!!

    When I got my darling Fluffy he didn’t meow much, he just made these little chirping noises. So cute!!! But Fluff soon learned that a well timed meow could get Mummy running to his side at 100 miles an hour!!! So he meows LOUDLY if he wants something…

    Just like ROCKY Fluff also loves tin foil balls!!! And waking me up at 3am…

    Wishing you luck with your new ragdoll Arwen – I look forward to reading her story here soon!!!

    Love from pam & Fluff

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