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Manx adult black and white


Manx cats are known for their excellent jumping skills, due to their unique build and powerful hind legs.

About the Manx

The Manx is a very calm cat and has a high social intelligence. They are people-orientated cats who form strong bonds with their families. They get on with children and other pets when properly introduced.

These even-tempered, calm cats have a lot of affection to share and prefer not to be on their own for long periods of time. If they will be left in the house alone, consider getting a second Manx as a companion.

Source: key facts and characteristics sourced from World Cat Congress (WCC)

Breed specifics

United Kingdom
Short coat
Size category
Avg life expectancy
8–14 years

Even-tempered / Sociable / Quiet / Playful

Key facts

  • Suited to indoor and outdoor life
  • Needs moderate grooming
  • Good with people

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