Manx Cat for sale

$680.00$1,350.00

The Manx is a sweet-tempered, easygoing cat. While possessing a strong independent streak, they are loyal to their family units, often following their favorite humans around the house. They can be wary of strangers, and may not always take to children.
Manx are renowned hunters, having been used commonly as ratters on ships of all sizes and prized by farmers for their prey drive and ability to hunt larger prey like rats and voles.

Description

Manx Cat for sale

Manx Cat for sale,the Manx is a medium-sized cat but she is stocky and heavily boned. The Manx can appear larger than she is and fanciers may not realize how heavy she can actually be at maturity.

This cat is a rounded cat with a round head, round eyes, a roundness at the whisker pads, and a round rump. The ears form a rocker shape when viewed from behind. The hind end of the Manx is higher than the front, which is apparent when she is standing.

In the completely tailless Manx, your hand will slide right down the rump with no stopping and not feeling any protuberance. These cats are called Rumpies. Not every Manx is completely tailless. Some Manx are called Stumpies as these cats have a small stump of a tail. Some of these Manx kittens are born with full tails and some are born with half tails.

The Manx has short hair, but the hair is a double coat. This makes it thick and dense. Some cat registries also recognize a longhaired Manx. Some give the longhaired the separate breed name of Cymric; others merely call her a longhaired Manx.

Temperament of Manx Cat for sale

When exposed to new activities, people and animals from a young age, the Manx is adaptable and even enjoys meeting and greeting new people. She’s smart enough to learn tricks like fetch and walking on a leash. Your Manx makes a great road-trip companion, as she enjoys riding in cars, and she likes to play with water. She can learn to open doors and turn on faucets. As a people-oriented cat, she needs lots of attention so don’t leave her alone for hours at a time.

The Manx will get along well with other cats, especially if properly socialized as kittens. Dogs can be a tough sell, but your mileage may vary, depending on individual personalities.

Care

With rounded eyes, rump, and head, the Manx’s large, stocky build makes this breed a solid cat, while its extremely powerful elongated hind legs mean the Manx is also able to jump to great heights and even open doors.

Manx possess many dog-like characteristics, from retrieving objects to burying their toys.This breed will be happiest as a member of a family that has the time to interact and play with them.

The loving, even-tempered Manx cat is likely to get along with all of the people in your family and will provide many years of affection and companionship. Due to their hunting skills, they have historically been a popular choice by farmers to help with rodent problems, as well as a preferred breed as a ship cat. When given the opportunity, Manx cats are still great hunters—a house with a Manx will never have to worry about mice. Manx cats come in a wide variety of coat colors and patterns.

Manx come in both longhair and shorthair varieties, which both have double coats that should be dense and plush. Shorthairs have an outer coat which is somewhat hard and glossy, and the longhair has a silky coat which is medium in length. Though their double coats make these cats feel soft and luxurious to the touch, owners will need to brush them once or twice a week to remove dead hair.

Diet and Nutrition

Like most cats, the Manx requires a balanced diet of protein, vitamins and minerals, fats, and water. Their cat food should include fish oils and omega 3 fatty acids to keep their thick coat healthy, taurine for their vision and heart health, and fiber for digestion and weight control.

A Manx cat should thrive on either a wet or dry commercially-prepared cat food—look for foods with meat as the first ingredient. When serving wet food, it may need to be warmed up, as Manx cats are not particularly fond of chilled meals. You can also mix wet food in with dry food to enhance flavor.

Manx cats should not be given cow’s milk, as the lactose could build up in the intestines and cause digestive issues. Offering a pet formula milk substitute is fine as an occasional treat, as are human food treats like tuna.

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