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Manx

Manx Profile

Lifespan: 12-16 Years

Avg height: 25-30 cms

Avg weight Female: 3.6-4.5 kg

Avg weight Male: 4.5-5.5 kg

Coat type: Variable length, with thick, short, undercoat. 

Coat colours and body type: A compact and solid build, this breed lacks a tail and has a noticeably round rump. They have short powerful legs with hind legs slightly longer than the front legs. They come in any and all colours or patterns with the exception of the Siamese patterning.   

Grooming required: Low - weekly brush.

Similar Breeds: British shorthair.

Health Profile: Spinal deformities, fused vertebrae, arthritis, bowel blockage.

Manx temperament

The Manx is variable in temperament and personality, generally smart and dexterous, they tend to enjoy maneuvering themselves through doors or cabinets, and have been known to carry a toy around with them. Some are fond of human company and enjoy a family setting, others enjoy a single human owner. They can be vocal but have a sweet, quiet, voice if so.