About Me, Jenny Dean, Creator of Floppycats.com

Ashley and Halston
Ashley (left) and Halston (proper)

After years of begging my mother for a Ragdoll, I received my first Ragdoll cat, Skittles (age-appropriately named), after I was 8.

Jenny and Skittles
Me with Skittles

He was a present from my maternal grandparents. He died at 2 years previous of FIP.

Jenny and Skittles
Jenny and Skittles (my first Ragdoll that died of FIP at 2 years previous)

Christmas 1989, my dad and mom gifted my brothers and me two Ragdoll kittens – Rags and Cosby.  Cosby died at 10 months previous of FIP.

Marsh, Cosby, Spencer, Jenny, Rags and Snickers
The day we received rags. I’m holding Rags. My older brother, Marsh, is holding Cosby, my little brother, Spencer, is within the field, and Snickers is the GSD.

However Rags lived to be 19 years previous, so I began this web site in 2008. After finishing my Grasp’s levels in August of 2004, I returned to Kansas Metropolis as a result of I used to be loopy about Rags and had missed him dearly after I was away. 

Jenny with Rags Circa 1990
Jenny with Rags Circa 1990

My Mission on Floppycats

Rags died in March 2009 after I was 29.5 years previous, and he was 19.5 years previous. 

It was a large loss for me on the time. Nonetheless, he’ll all the time be my inspiration to maintain going with Floppycats – it has morphed through the years into what I’m proud it’s right this moment – a spot the place cat owners communicate and assist to make their lives extra joyous and harmonious with their feline counterparts.

Jenny Dean with seal mitted Ragdoll Charlie
Jenny Dean with seal-mitted Ragdoll, Charlie

In August of 2009, I discovered Charlie’s picture on Soulmate Ragdolls’ website and adopted my Charlie and Trigg in October and November of 2009, respectively.  They’re my present Ragdoll cats. We do have a whole lot of Ragdoll cats in our household:

My mother had 2 Ragdoll cats – Murphy and Caymus

My sister has 2 Ragdoll cats – Ash and Addie

My cousin Jill has 2 Ragdoll cats – Huck and Harlow

My cousin Mary has 2 Ragdoll cats – Birch and Fred

My mother’s an identical twin, my Aunt Jean has 2 Ragdoll cats – Maddie and Hobbs

My Aunt Nicky, my mother’s different sister, has 1 Ragdoll cat – William

You will notice all of them featured right here on our website and on our FacebookPinterestTwitterInstagramTikTok, and YouTube.

Jenny holding Murphy and Caymus Ragdoll Cats
With Murphy and Caymus in my arms

What You’ll Discover on Floppycats

During the last decade+ of labor on Floppycats, I’ve interviewed many veterinariansreviewed hundreds of productswritten a few books, and met some improbable cat house owners.

Jenny Dean Floppycats Founder with 4 Bluedreamer Ragdoll Kittens

Utilizing all of this info, I’ve been capable of write a substantial variety of guides and opinions associated to Ragdoll cats and cat possession basically. Floppycats is designed that can assist you with every kind of points or considerations about your kitty and supply some inspiring concepts for cool merchandise to strive, methods to play along with your cat, and extra.

I gained’t ever make a medical advice, however I’ll usually share my expertise with my cats. I’m not a veterinarian or different educated medical skilled, so it’s not my place to present medical recommendation. Nevertheless, some posts on Floppycats cowl medical points – in these, I’ll have both interviewed a veterinarian or supplied hyperlinks to the respected websites I’ve used to confirm any info within the article.

The whole lot on the location – whether or not it’s medical or not – is completely researched. I’ll present my opinion the place acceptable however by no means depend on it alone! One in all my basic beliefs is that every one cats are particular person and distinctive, and what works for some may not work for others. So, I keep away from giving particular suggestions until backed by an authoritative supply.

I do draw alone experiences as a cat proprietor, although. So a lot of my guides are written based mostly on the trials and tribulations I’ve gone by way of with their very own lives, together with adjustments I’ve made to their weight loss program and what I’ve discovered from their conduct.

When reviewing a product, I’ll clarify whether or not the product is one thing I’ve been supplied or bought myself. And I solely settle for merchandise to evaluate on the situation that I can provide a good and unbiased evaluate of the product – I gained’t ever say one thing is sweet if it’s not!

Useful Resouces for Cat Lovers

Floppycats has a whole lot of posts devoted to residing extra harmoniously along with your cat. You’ll discover concepts and infinite inspiration from cat product opinions to Ragdoll cat information.

All Ragdoll Resources

All Ragdoll Colors & Patterns

All Cat Product Reviews

Jenny Dean Floppycats Founder with Bluedreamer Ragdoll Kittens

Don’t Be Shy; Say “Hello!”

I’m excited you’re right here and hope you’ll share your (Ragdoll) cat love on the location!

All are welcome right here – whether or not you may have a Ragdoll or not, you might be welcome to be right here and hang around with us =).

Ship me an e-mail, and I’ll reply! One factor I can guarantee you of is that I’ll see your message. You’ll be able to attain out to me by way of my contact page.

Napa's Introduction to Rags
Me Introducing Rags (Ragdoll) to Napa (German Shepherd)

The Floppycats’ Neighborhood

Due to social media, particularly Fb, the Floppycats’ neighborhood has grown through the years. Included beneath are some screenshots from our cat-focused Facebook group the place readers can ask questions, share insights, share images, movies, and extra with fellow cat house owners. I completely love our neighborhood that steps in to assist every time they will.

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