For those that don't know, the ringtail is a member of the raccoon family, endemic to the American Southwest, with the face and ears of a fox, the body of a cat and the tail of a raccoon that can climb up and down trees like a squirrel and emits a foul odor from its anal glands if alarmed or threatened. In other words, it's the North American equivalent of the platypus.
Ringtails would spawn in Badlands biomes and their variants, as this is where ringtails are typically found in real life, though they are known to be found in grasslands, forests, and coastal areas as well. (Yeah, looking at you, Texas.)
So, you might be asking yourself, if they are a member of the raccoon family, why not add the far more recognizable member? The reason is twofold: Raccoons are far more widespread, and there is a historical reason as well: Back in the days of the Gold Rush, ringtails were captured and used to control rodent populations in mines, lending them the nickname of Miner's Cat. (They're also known as Civet Cats, as in Civet Cat coffee. Make of that what you will.)
Thus, since there aren't really any rodents in Minecraft (yet!), you could take one on a mining trip with you to help keep you safe from Silverfish, (Cave) Spiders, and other arthropods, which are also in the ringtail's diet.
They would be bred and healed with Spider Eyes, but taming them would require that you separate the child from the parents - in other words, "capturing" it, just as miners did in the Gold Rush.
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