Ragdoll cats grow anywhere from 10 to 20 pounds. Females should weigh between 10 and 15 pounds while males can weigh as much as 20 lb+. They reach their full maturity and size later than most cats, around 4 years of age.
Male ragdoll cats are considered to be one of the largest domestic breeds of cat. They are sturdy and muscular, which only adds more to their weight. A fully grown female can be between 8 to 15 pounds, while a male can weigh up to 20 pounds. These are extremely large cats.
These cats stand between 9–11 inches tall and are usually 17–21 inches in length (excluding their fluffy tail). They weigh 10–20 pounds, with male ragdoll cats typically weighing more, according to the cat fanciers’ association.
These cats stand between 9–11 inches tall and are usually 17–21 inches in length (excluding their fluffy tail). They weigh 10–20 pounds, with male ragdoll cats typically weighing more, according to the cat fanciers’ association.

Size


These are extremely large cats. You need to keep their large size in mind when adopting one, as you will need bigger cat stuff in general. An average-sized cat bed just isn’t going to work. They also eat more because of their larger size, so you will need to portion their food appropriately.
These are large cats, especially when compared to other domestic breeds. Ragdolls are about the same size as a maine coon, though maine coons can weigh up to 25 pounds. It is possible for them to be a bit larger.

Male ragdolls are much bigger than domestic shorthairs. Domestic shorthairs are usually around 8-10 pounds. However, ragdolls can weigh upwards from 12 pounds to 20 pounds. Their diet and bone structure also play a role in their size, so some cats might be even bigger

the typical male ragdoll cat has an overall height of 9”-11″ (23-28 cm) and body length of 17”-21” (43-53 cm). An average male ragdoll cat weighs between 8-20 lb (3.6-9.1 kg) and has a typical lifespan of 12-15 years. Ragdoll cats are a large semi-longhair cat breed with soft silky coats and bright blue eyes.


The ragdoll is one of the largest domesticated cat breeds. A fully-grown female weighs from 8 to 15 pounds (3.6 to 6.8 kg). Males are substantially larger, ranging from 12 to 20 pounds (5.4 to 9.1 kg), or more. It can take up to four years for a ragdoll to reach mature size. At 8 weeks old, a male ragdoll kitten will likely weigh between 1 pound, 13 ounces and 2 pounds, 3 ounces. By 12 weeks, this has increased to the range of 3 to 4 pounds.


Ragdoll Kittens

Ragdoll kittens of this age will have disproportionately large ears and paws, which they will gradually grow into. By the time they are 12 weeks old, a healthy ragdoll kitten should weigh around 3.7 lb or 1.7 kg. Kittens usually go to their new owners at 12 weeks old and should be neutered before then.

By the age of 2 months, ragdoll kittens are expected to reach between 1.8 and 3.0 lbs. In just one month, they can double their body weight. Then, by 3 months, they should reach between 3.1 and 4.0 lbs and by the age of 4 months, 4.1 to 5.0. Progressively, by the age of 5 months, they should reach 5.1 to 6.0 lbs.

Typically, a well-fed and healthy ragdoll cat, on average, has an overall height of 9 – 11 inches (23 – 28 cm), an average body length of 17 – 21 inches (43 – 53 cm), and an average body weight between 8 – 20 lb (3.6 – 9.1 kg) and has a typical lifespan of 12 – 17 years or more.


Ragdoll Cat Weight Growth Chart


Ragdoll cat age
average weight
(in pounds)
1 month old 0.75 to 1.5 lbs
2 months old 1.5 to 3 lbs
3 months old 3 to 4 lbs
4 months old 4 to 5 lbs
5 months old 5 to 6 lbs
6 months old 6 lbs +
1 to 16 years + 8 to 20 lbs +

here is the summary of the average weight of a male ragdoll cat:
A healthy male ragdoll cat should weigh between 8 – 20 pounds (3.6 – 9.1 kg) or more.

The average height of a ragdoll cat
here is the summary of the height of a male ragdoll cat:
A fully developed male ragdoll cat should reach a height of 9 – 11 inches (23 – 28 cm) or more.

Ragdoll cats typically reach between 8-20 pounds in weight, 9-11 inches in height, and 17-21 inches in length. Males are generally larger than females. Ragdolls are considered to be one of the largest pet cat breeds to own, and are known for having a large constitution, with proportionate legs.

Weight
the average weight of a ragdoll cat will depends primarily on the gender;

male ragdoll cats can reach up to 20 lbs once their fully grown, whereas
female ragdoll cats tend to be a bit smaller and can weigh anywhere between 8-15 pounds.

How much do ragdoll cats weigh?
The average domestic cat weighs around 10 pounds (4.5kg). According to the ragdoll fanciers club international, a mature male ragdoll cat will typically weigh 15 to 20 pounds (6.8- 9 kg). Female ragdoll usually weighs less, with a range of 8 to 12 pounds (3.6-5.4 kg).

Ragdoll males grow up to be between 12 and 21 pounds and adult ragdoll females reach 8 to 15 pounds. This makes ragdolls one of the largest cat breeds out there.

At 8 weeks old, a male ragdoll kitten will likely weigh between 1 pound, 13 ounces and 2 pounds, 3 ounces.

By 12 weeks, this has increased to the range of 3 to 4 pounds.

So, while they’re not dissimilar to other kittens at this stage, you’ll find your ragdoll will mature to be taller and heavier than the average domestic cat.

At 5 months of age, many male ragdoll kittens have a period of peak growth, so be prepared to increase their food during this time.

Average ragdoll cat weight
neutered males – 12-20 lb
females – 8-15 lb (about 20% less than the male cats)
i’ve seen some male ragdolls weighing in at around 22-23 lb. These bad boys were big cats! Not fat ragdoll cats, just very large cats!



The ragdoll is one of the largest domesticated cat breeds. A fully-grown female weighs from 8 to 15 pounds (3.6 to 6.8 kg). Males are substantially larger, ranging from 12 to 20 pounds (5.4 to 9.1 kg), or more. It can take up to four years for a ragdoll to reach mature size.

On average it will take a ragdoll 4 years to reach physical maturity. Like many other large breeds of cat, the ragdoll breed takes several years to become fully grown. Whereas your average domestic cat will be considered mature by 24 months, a ragdoll can take between 3 and 5 years to reach maturity. Once fully grown a ragdoll will weigh 10 to 20 lbs.

Here are some general guidelines for how much ragdoll kittens should weigh at certain stages of development.

At birth they can weigh anywhere between 60g and 120g. Below the weight of 60g the kittens will often not survive. 80-90g is a usual weight at birth. Then, during the first week of life kittens should aim to gain at least 10g per day.

Age weight
1 week 170-200g
2 weeks 255-310g
3 weeks 280-370g
1 month 340-450g
2 months 820g-1kg
3 months 1.3-1.8kg

at 8 weeks male ragdoll kittens should weigh about 800g, after this the difference in size between males and females starts to become apparent. At 12 weeks female kittens will often weight around 1.5kg and males an average of 1.7kg. From this point on they should gain 500g a month until they age of 1 year old.
Once fully grown a male ragdoll will often weight 15-20 lbs
ragdoll cats are some of the largest domesticated cats in the entire world. According to the breed characteristics from the rfci (ragdoll fanciers club international), adult ragdoll males weigh between 12 and 21 pounds.

There is a significant difference between sexes, as an adult ragdoll female weighs between 8 and 15 pounds. The size of ragdoll cats does not differ according to color or pattern.

Please note that this is the range of variation for ragdoll cats of normal weight and standard size. Ragdolls are not only large in size, but they also have sturdy bodies and strong skeletal systems. They are muscular cats, especially if exercised properly, which also adds to their overall weight. The ragdoll coat, however, is extremely light.

How Long Does It Take For a Ragdoll Cat To Grow To Full Size?


It takes approximately 4 years for a ragdoll cat to grow to its full size. Compared to common cats and even most other cat breeds, that is a longer development period. The gentle giant needs time to grow to its full potential.

However, at the age of one year and a half, it grows to most of its final size. From that point on, it continues to grow little by little.

Leave a Reply

error: Content is protected !!
%d bloggers like this: