Pet Keen advocates for adopting before shopping. We understand there are many reasons for seeking a breeder, though, so we encourage it to be done the right way. We have not personally investigated all of the breeders below, rather, we have gathered their details for you to get in touch and ask all the right questions before you decide.
Ragdoll cats are a breed every feline-lover can adore. These kitties are docile, warm-hearted, and totally up for cuddles. So, if you live in Indiana, you might wonder what options are available to you.
Good news! Browse no more—we did all the hard work for you. Here are five breeders in Indiana that produce these gorgeous, mannerly felines. Let’s have a little look-see.
The 5 Ragdoll Breeders in Indiana
1. Feodora’s Ragdolls
Feodora’s Ragdolls is a small operation located in Lafayette. All of these kittens are feline hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM)-negative by parentage. There is a required deposit before you can secure your kitten. All kittens are $1,000 and upward, all coming from parents with papered pedigrees from The International Cat Association (TICA).
This breeder ships internationally. Information about the prices varies depending on location. If you live in Indiana, this information might be irrelevant—but it might help for long-distance recommendations.
2. Maple’s Ragdolls
Maple’s Ragdolls is a cattery located in Fort Wayne. This breeder develops absolutely stunning specimens with interesting colors and patterns. This breeder offers all breed information on the website so you can educate yourself before purchase if needed.
There is often a waiting list for these gorgeous kittens. There are strict adoption policies, too. So, make sure to contact the breeder to learn how you can get on the list. There are also tons of adorable pictures of available and previous kittens, as well as parents.
3. Hoosier Heart Throb Ragdolls Cattery
Hoosier Heart Throb Cattery in South Bend takes a very personal approach to ragdoll breeding. All breeding cats and kittens dwell in the home to get as much socialization as possible. This cattery is TICA-registered, following all applicable policies.
These kittens are all treated as pets from day one. If you want to assure yourself that your kitten will adjust well to new faces and sights, this might be a very good option for you.
4. River Ragdoll Cattery
River Ragdoll Cattery is a small operation located in rural Indiana, close to the Mississinewa River. They believe that to raise the best quality kittens possible, they must receive tender care from day one.
All breeders and litters are raised indoors and treated as pets. There are tons of photos of their existing breeding ragdolls along with successful litters. While site information is limited, they have direct contact information to answer any questions you might have.
5. Haviland’s Heavenly Blue-Eyed Dolls
Haviland’s Heavenly Blue-Eyed Dolls are located in Fort Wayne. Unlike some other breeders, this cattery holds all kittens until they reach 12 weeks of age. They feel the few extra weeks help them learn bonding and social skills.
These kittens will come with proof of TICA registration once they are altered. All kittens will receive applicable health checks and deworming before going to new homes.
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