How much does a Ragdoll cat cost in NZ?

There was a big increase in enquiries for Ragdoll cats during lockdown in Christchurch, said Huang, but many weren’t sold as buyers weren’t prepared for the commitment of owning a cat. The Ragdoll breed ranges on average from $1,200 to $1,800 from registered breeders.

How much should a Ragdoll cat cost?

Ragdoll cat price range is between $800 for a pet ragdoll and $2000 for a show breed Ragdoll….General Ragdoll Kitten Price.

Ragdoll Kitten Quality Approximate Cost
Breeder Quality $1,500 – $2,500+
Pet Quality $425+

How much does a cat cost in NZ?

Cats need your care and attention. Owning a cat is rewarding but it can be expensive. In 2015, the NZ Companion Animal Council estimated that caring for a cat costs around $670 a year. Costs include food, veterinary (vet) care and care of your cat while you are travelling.

How much does a kitten cost NZ?

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Animal Price
Kitten <5 months $200
Cat >5 months – 9 years $125
Senior Cat >10 years $90
Puppy <5 months $300

Are cats banned in New Zealand?

A village in New Zealand plans to ban all domestic cats in an effort to protect its native wildlife. In an initiative proposed by the Environment Southland for the village of Omaui, located on New Zealand’s southern coast, cat owners will be required to neuter, microchip and register their current cats.

How many cats can you own in NZ?

​There is no limit on the number of cats you can keep on your property. We also do not control the noise that free, wandering cats make.

Are Ragdoll cats quiet?

Ragdolls are quiet by nature. Although mine are talkers, this breed is generally quiet. This can be a good thing although the breeder where I got my first Ragdolls warned me that they are so quiet they don’t show distress or pain.

Why are ragdolls so expensive?

Ragdoll cats are so expensive because they are carefully and selectively bred to achieve their highly desirable characteristics. Their steep price can also be attributed to their availability—or lack thereof.