Ragdoll diseases – a guide
One of the most common diseases of ragdolls is flocking with hair balls. To prevent the occurrence of flocking, the cat should be groomed regularly and it should be given a hairball formula as a preventive measure. The flocking with a hairball can even result in the death of a cat due to a blockage in the intestines. Sometimes ragdolls suffer from hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM). Our breed is free from those diseases.
Another ailment that ragdoll can develop is a chronic gingivitis and periodontitis. Regular dental care is essential for this reason.
Ragdolls are predisposed to the occurrence of bladder stones, so once a year you need to carry out urine, blood and if necessary ultrasound tests. A Ragdoll should undergo thorough examinations at least once a year in order to early detect possible health problems.