The Munchkin Cat Sphynx Mix (Minskin and Bambino)

The Munchkin Cat Sphynx Mix (Minskin and Bambino)

If you are looking for one of the recognized breeds of Munchkin Cats then one of the possibilities are the Minskin and Bambino cats. They look very striking and it’s important to know the basics of these breeds before making your selection. The Minskin is a cat breed that’s a cross between the Munchkin and Sphynx, Burmese and Devon Rex. It was first developed in 1998 to have short legs and dense fur on areas like the face, legs, and […]

The Munchkin Cat Bengal Mix (The Genetta)

The Munchkin Cat Bengal Mix (The Genetta)

I’m sure you know about Munchkin Cats and the recognized new breeds. These new recognized breed of Munchkins can be fluffy, large, and generally cute! But have you heard about the Munchkin Cat Bengal mix – or simply the Genetta Cat? Well, it really looks like a typical cat, and you probably have seen one. A Genetta cat is actually a new breed that was developed by the breeders at Pawstruck Cattery. They developed this breed to serve customers who […]

The Munchkin Cat Persian Mix (The Napoleon or Minuet)

The Munchkin Cat Persian Mix (The Napoleon or Minuet)

It is cute. It is rare. It is the Napoleon or the Munchkin cat with a Persian mix. The Munchkin cat is famous for its short legs (which is why they are also named as sausage cats) due to a genetic mutation. It is called a munchkin cat because of the minuscule habitats of Munchkin County in the 1900 novel “The Wonderful Wizard of Oz.” Meanwhile, the Persian cat is known for its long-haired fur, short muzzle, and round face […]

The Munchkin Cat Selkirk Rex Mix (The Lambkin)

The Munchkin Cat Selkirk Rex Mix (The Lambkin)

Are you considering a new Munchkin cat? You have several recognized cross-breeds to consider including the Lambkin, but several more are are available. It’s related to two relatively new cat breeds and is named after a small baby sheep. The Lambkin is a mixed breed that crosses the popular breed Munchkin cat and Selkirk Rex, which gives the Lambkin cat the curly hair. Lambkins have different features based on the ones they inherit from both parents. The modern Munchkin dates […]

The Munchkin Cat LaPerm Mix (The Skookum)

The Munchkin Cat LaPerm Mix (The Skookum)

I’m not as familiar with the Skookum (pronounced Skoo Kum) as I perhaps should be as I’ve never specifically bred them. Like most Munchkin origins it’s still considered a new breed. The Skookum’s story begins in the late 1990’s with Roy Galusha who along with international breeders decided to cross a Munchkin Cat with a LaPerm. Skookum apparently means ‘mighty’, ‘powerful’ or ‘great’ in native Indian and I’m trying to decide still if that’s sarcasm or satire. However, it also […]

The Munchkin Cat American Curl Mix (The Kinkalow)

The Munchkin Cat American Curl Mix (The Kinkalow)

Have you ever wondered what the result of different breeds of cats would look like if they were cross-bred? If you are a cat lover, I am pretty sure you have these thoughts pretty often. That’s basically how the Kinkalow came to life because someone wondered would the kittens of an American Curl with the Munchkin look like. You can trace the Kinkalow back to the ‘90s when Terri Harris cross-bred the American Curl with the Munchkin, and as a […]

How to Identify a Munchkin Cat

How to Identify a Munchkin Cat

Although only a few people have heard of the breed, the number is growing as it becomes more popular. You can procure a Munchkin from a specific breeder, but increasingly adverts are appearing where the owner is unsure, thus it becomes advantageous to see if there are ways to identify a Munchkin Cat. In short, there are a few ‘tell-tale’ signs that can give away if your cat has the naturally occuring short leg gene. In isolation, few are absolute, […]

The Munchkin Cat Scottish Fold Mix  (The Scottish Kilt)

The Munchkin Cat Scottish Fold Mix (The Scottish Kilt)

The Munchkin Cat Scottish Fold Mix, also called Scottish Kilt, is currently buzzing in the breeding world nowadays. Some of you may be familiar with it, while others are still not. The cross-breed felines are overloaded with cuteness which makes it so easy for them to be noticed and loved by people. Scottish Kilts are domestic cats on which their ears are folded because of the gene-mutation that are dominant throughout their body. These are a mix of two different […]

Is a Munchkin Cat a Lap Cat?

Is a Munchkin Cat a Lap Cat?

Whenever anyone considers owning a cat, the question of whether it will rush over the floor to jump in your lap. Munchkin Cats can move pretty quickly, which surprises a lot of people. However, will it rush over to you and curl up in your lap as you watch your favorite TV program. In short, the answer is yes. The Munchkin Cat is considered a lap cat by almost everyone. My own will often follow me around the apartment and […]

Munchkin Cat – A Buyers and Owners Guide With Breed Information, Facts and FAQs

Munchkin Cat – A Buyers and Owners Guide With Breed Information, Facts and FAQs

The Munchkin Cat is a relatively new breed compared to more established breeds, such as the Maine Coon or the American Shorthair. Studies and evidence is still coming for a variety of questions still being asked, and it’s a breed not without controversy. In short though, the Munchkin Cat is cute with a sweet nature that is growing in popularity and acceptance. It is almost exclusively characterized by it’s short legs, which have 3 subcategories of classification. It is not […]