Declawing a Ragdoll is an intense operation known as onychectomy, performed under anesthesia, that removes the claw from each toe (from the first knuckle out) of the Ragdoll’s paws. There is a remote chance of a fatality in the operation, and a declawed Ragdoll may have an increased risk of infection and permanent discomfort in its paws. This surgery is not advised for an adult Ragdoll and is considered an act of animal cruelty in some countries (below).
Have you contemplated buying a necklace for your Ragdoll? In this article you will read about some of the psychological benefits of Ragdoll necklaces in addition to the upgrade in style your Ragdoll will get.
Alternative Veterinary Medicine is considered a field that considers and analyzes myriad topics affecting thewellness and health of your Ragdoll.
Ragdolls are predators. Never forget that when you’re trying to decide what foods you should feed your new Ragdoll. That might explain why your Ragdoll rejects the food you prepare for him. You may have difficulty getting your Ragdoll to eat if you’re giving him non-meat based foods like fruits, vegetables, dairy, nuts, seeds, etc.
How should you feed your Ragdoll?
You must not forget that Ragdolls share a recent common ancestor with the largest of felines — cougars, lions and tigers — so take that to heart as you’re feeding your Ragdoll. Never will you witness a full grown tiger on National Geographic eating an apple, drinking milk or chewing grass in nature.