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I really really really want a munchkin cat, if you know of any up for adoption, PLEASE let me know!!!!!! Thankyou!

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Asked by HaviksMum at 8:48 PM on Oct. 1, 2009 in Pets

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  • whats a munchin cat? just a regular small cat?

    Answer by EmilyAnn1012 at 9:05 PM on Oct. 1, 2009

  • they are little cats, that have these short little stubby legs! they are AWSOME! and theyre all over florida and stuff, but im from ohio. google them! theyll make you laugh!

    Answer by HaviksMum at 9:08 PM on Oct. 1, 2009

  • EmilyAnn It is thought to be a genetic disorder that people have started breeding on purpose. As far as i know they are only recognized by one Agency as a true breed. But these cats have been seen for decades. As far as the original question i have no idea i have only ever gotten my cats from a shelter. I would try googling it.

    Answer by KyliesMom5 at 9:49 PM on Oct. 1, 2009

  • RaeLynn1221

    Answer by RaeLynn1221 at 8:04 AM on Oct. 2, 2009

  • I'd never heard of/seen these cats. They're cute! Showed the pictures to DH and he said I must have short legs on the brain--after all our dog is a corgi. Maybe he's right, but I still like the way they look.

    Answer by pagan_mama at 10:01 AM on Oct. 2, 2009

  • I've had "Munchkin" Cats since '97! They are Wonderful Cats!! I've heard theories on them! But were not Bred to be that way or anything like the Twisty cats were! I've heard in the War a soldier brought one back from & it bred with others & they kept on being a breed. Where back then I'm sure to be thought of as a freak or a damaged cat!? I hope you can find one!! I have 13 cats in my household! Kind of hard since we're Jobless! I'm going to vist a Munchkin Kitten of mine Today! In her Happy home! I know plenty about them! I think there's a Breeder on here! My Erin is a perfect sized one! I bet she's 4 lbs. Short, Sassy & Full of Love! Now her Sister is A stocky brick house of maybe 8 lbs.!! They're A Cool Cat! Have neat Traits! But is A cat like you want them to be! Mine were taught to fetch by DH. They do sit up like A Dog to see! Love to hide Toys Etc.. I hope you can find one! My females are Fixed! 2 males aren't! GL!

    Answer by Angellinda at 11:24 AM on Oct. 2, 2009

  • Just like "teacup" dogs, its a genetically messed up version of a cat. Way to promote bad breeding practices.

    Answer by Anonymous at 11:50 AM on Oct. 2, 2009

  • I am 95% certain this cafemom member is an expert on Munchkins. Message her about them.

    Answer by roachiesmom at 12:21 PM on Oct. 2, 2009

  • Munchkin cats are an overbred type of cat. Its a genetic mutation that people have bred into the cats to make more money. Go to a shelter and get a cat that needs a home.

    Answer by Acid at 4:46 PM on Oct. 2, 2009

  • There is nothing genetically wrong with them. They are from way back from stalingrad, im not into the whole mutation thing, and it is not like teacup yorkies, they are not crossbred. they are perfectly normal cats, they just have little legs. and by the way "acid".. i did just rescue a little kitten from a parking lot, who was hiding in a car. And i love him to death.

    Answer by HaviksMum at 10:45 PM on Oct. 2, 2009

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