"They are said to possess a non-fighting instinct, which means that if attacked, they do not defend themselves." Yeah, they should meet up with the tournament-level cat fights around here, especially at 5 am. Ming is mellow, but he relishes a good set-to with Hobbes. "Because Ragdolls lack the instinct to defend themselves when attacked, they must be kept as indoor pets only." He's also the champion ratter of the neighborhood, and can be quite territorial. Yeah, placid. On the other hand, he makes friends with other cats quite easily. ;-)
In general, Ragdolls are not extremely vocal." Ming the Merciless was so named for his tendency to announce himself all the way into the bedroom in the morning, and hold a long discourse on how the sun is up, and you should be, too. He talks a LOT. And based on two days experience, Circe does, too. (Good thing I like talkative cats!)
Okay, whose cats did they base this on? NOT mine, it would seem!