Description : The Manx’s personality is probably the reason the breed has won such a strong following
despite the physical difficulties and breeding challenges.
Manx cats make great household companions. They are intelligent, active, and fun-loving cats that manage to express
themselves very well without tails to swish around. Manx get along well with other pets (particularly dogs), and form
strong bonds with their chosen humans. They enjoy a good game of fetch and are fascinated by water, but only on their
terms, of course. Manx are exceptional jumpers because of their powerful back legs. No cupboard or shelf is safe with a
The Manx is known for its unusual rabbit-like gait, known as the ‘Manx hop.’ While some breeders and fanciers consider the walk to be a result
of skeletal abnormalities related to the Manx gene, others consider it merely a result of the short back and the long hind legs as noted in the Manx standard.