Manx

  • Size

    Medium to large, with males weighing from 9 to 13 pounds and females weighing from 7 to 11 pounds
  • Coat

    Longhair — medium, dense, soft, silky; shorthair — short, dense, glossy
  • Sheds

    Yes
  • Color

    White, black, blue, red, cream and silver, plus various patterns and shadings
  • Vocalization

    Moderate
  • Temperament

    Adaptable, affectionate, playful

The short, round Manx is known as the sprint car of the cat world due to her quick acceleration and turns. This feline has powerful back legs that enable her to jump high. One usually finds a Manx in the tallest perch of a room. This breed likes to retrieve and bury toys, much like a dog, and is fascinated by water. Sweet and affectionate, the Manx is a good family pet. The breed has two coat varieties, longhair and shorthair.

Help Your Manx Thrive

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  • Purina ONE®
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