Manx Cats


  • Originated in the Isle fo Man
  • Descend from the African wildcat (like all other house cats)
  • They are commonly tails due to a spontaneous mutation that arose in the Isle of Man


  • Most are entirely tailless (however some have stubs of tails)
  • Elongated hind legs and a rounded head
  • Many different coat colours and patterns
  • Most rare type – all white Manx
Manx cats come in all colours and patterns


  • Skilled hunters
  • Popular amongst farmers or shipmen with rodent problems
  • Social, tame and active