Cat Breeds with Short Legs

Explore the unique world of short-legged cat breeds. From the playful Munchkin to the elegant Minuet, discover the charm and characteristics of these adorable felines. 


The Munchkin, known for its short legs and fast agility, was the first recognized dwarf cat breed by TICA in 2003. 


The Minuet, formerly known as the Napoleon, is a cross between a Munchkin and a Persian, Himalayan, or Exotic Shorthair, known for its sociable nature.


The Bambino, a cross between a Munchkin and a Sphynx, is known for its hairless body and short legs, making it a unique and exotic breed. 


The Dwelf is a blend of the Munchkin, Sphynx, and American Curl, known for its hairless body and curled ears.


The Genetta, developed from Munchkin and Bengal crosses, is designed to resemble the African Genet with its spotted coat and short legs. 


The Lambkin, a mix of Munchkin and Selkirk Rex, sports a dense, curly coat and short legs, known for its gentle temperament. 


The Minskin, a result of crossing the Munchkin with the Sphynx, Devon Rex, and Burmese, features short legs and distinctive fur points.


The Skookum, developed from a Munchkin and LaPerm mix, is known for its curly coat and short legs, originally named LaMerm. 

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