A List of Munchkin Cat Breeders in the US by State

A List of Munchkin Cat Breeders in the US by State

If you are looking at owning a Munchkin Cat to join your family then it is probably a good idea to look at the breeders that are local to you. They will be easily able to assist you with what you are looking for, I’ve compiled a list of all the breeders I could find in the USA by State, to help you find one as close by as necessary. I’ve encompassed private breeders as well as professional breeders from […]

11 Awesome Tips For Taking Your Munchkin Kitten on Its First Walk

11 Awesome Tips For Taking Your Munchkin Kitten on Its First Walk

If you’ve never owned a Munchkin Cat before, or even walked a cat then it might seem like a tricky process. Cats are known to be fiercely independent and most roam free. In the UK it is estimated that around 10% of all cats are indoor cats, but in the US it is known to be a bit higher, mainly because it’s encouraged. I have indoor Munchkin Cats, several in fact. I take them out often, but they live indoors. […]

How Much Does a Munchkin Cat Cost? – Let Me Show You With Examples

How Much Does a Munchkin Cat Cost? – Let Me Show You With Examples

With the increasing popularity of the Munchkin Cat breed it’s a reasonable question to try and see what type of price you would have to pay to get well cared for Munchkin. In short, the answer is there’s quite a range of prices for Munchkin Cats. You can get them from anywhere from around $50 to $3000 (or even free), but a good average range would be in the $500 – $1200 range depending upon many factors. Factors such as […]

Do Munchkin Cats Have Health Problems?

Do Munchkin Cats Have Health Problems?

With the Munchkin Cat being a new breed in the eyes of the world, and indeed causing some controversy, there is a big question surrounding the health of the breed. It’s a very natural question, as similar short legged dogs, such as Dachshunds and Shih Tzu’s are known to be prone to spinal problems. The short answer is no, the breed appears to have a relatively clean bill of health. Almost every cat breed has some problems that seem to […]

Lifespan of Munchkin Cats – How Long Do They Live?

Lifespan of Munchkin Cats – How Long Do They Live?

Because the Munchkin Cat is a relatively new breed, as well as being controversial a perfectly valid question to ask is how long your Munchkin Cat may live for. With fears about ill health and rumors abound, the question gets even more natural. The short answer to this question is between 12 and 14 years. However, with the Munchkin Cat it can get a little more complicated. As a new breed, firstly there isn’t as much data as there is […]

Is The Munchkin Cat a Breed?

Is The Munchkin Cat a Breed?

Unlike more mainstream breeds of cat, such as a Maine Coon or an American Curl, this is not quite as odd a question as it first seems. The Munchkin Cat is a relatively new breed of cat and there is some controversy as to whether it should be officially defined as such. In short, the answer is both yes and no. Although short legged cats have been documented since the 1930s, in 1983 Sandra Hochenedel acquired a short legged cat […]

The History and Origin of Munchkin Cats

The History and Origin of Munchkin Cats

Compared to other breeds of cat with much more notable and authentic pedigree’s, the history of the Munchkin Cat is short and mired with some controversy. The Munchkin Cat is best described as a cat of medium size with very short legs and a proportionally a long back. They are thick bodied with either short or long hair. In short, they are a breed of cat specifically recognized by their short legs. They have been around since the beginning of […]