The RFCI currently recognizes 6 colors and 5 patterns in the Ragdoll:
(recognition of colors and patterns may vary between registering Associations)
| The body color should be ranging from ivory to pale fawn beige,
shading gradually into a lighter color on the belly and chest. The
points will range from a warm seal brown to a deep brownish black.
The paw pads and nose leather to be a seal brown to brownish
black, with rosy undertones allowed.
| The body should be a bluish white to platinum grey, cold in
tone, free of any tinge of brown, shading gradually to lighter color
on the belly and chest. The points will be blue- grey to deep slate.
The paw pads and nose leather dark blue. They may have rosy undertones.
| The body should be ivory, shading gradually to lighter color
on the belly and chest. The points ranging from warm milk chocolate
to bittersweet chocolate, all with rose undertones. The paw pads should
be a brownish salmon pink and nose leather a rose brown.
| Body magnolia white. Points a pale dove grey with pinkish
tones to a warmer deep lavender, the dilute pigment permitting the
flesh tones to show through. Paw pads and nose leather lavender pink
| The body should be a warm, even, creamy white. The points
will be a deep orange “hot” red. The paw pads and nose
leather to be pink.
| The body should be creamy white. The points ranging from
pale sand to deep cream. The overall impression is dull, cool buff
beige. The paw pads and nose leather pink.
| The points, ears, mask, feet and tail are to be dark with the
color well defined. The body should have definite contrast between
it and points. Soft shadings of color are allowed on the body, as the
cat gets older. Nose leather is the color of the points.
| The points are to be dark and contrasting to the body, with
matching white mitts on the front feet, and white going up the back
legs at least to the hock. The chin must be white, and there should
be a white belly stripe from the chin down the bib, and running to
the base of the tail. This pattern may have a single white blaze between
the eyes or a broken blaze between the eyes and on the nose. Blaze
may not extend into the nose leather. Nose leather is the color of
| The Ears, mask and tail to be well- Defined
in the darker color. The mask is to have an inverted “V” which
should be as symmetrical as possible and should not
extend beyond the outer edge of the
eye on either side. The nose leather must
be pink. The chest, stomach, all four legs, feet and ruff are to be
white. The white should reach above the elbow on the front legs, and
above the hock on the rear legs.
The back may have shading in a lighter shade of the point color,
| Overlays any one of the above patterns. The Lynx pattern
shows as tabby markings on the face in what appears to be the letter “W”.
| Overlays any of the above patterns. Tortie Points, color-wise,
will generally have Red or Cream mixed with one of the other colors.
To see pictures of some of the colors and patterns please click here.