Best Manx Cat Breeders
We believe that when choosing the perfect Manx, the best breeder is always the local one. Buying local means you can meet them in person to see how they're raising their kittens, plus avoid potentially traumatizing shipping of the kitten. But finding a quality Manx cat near you can be a difficult task. So we've compiled all of the information you need to know about Manx breeders with kittens for sale, including website URL, contact information, Facebook page, memberships to associations, and more, broken down by location. This will help you choose the right Manx when the time is right.
USA Manx Breeders
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Canada Manx Breeders
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Australia Manx Breeders
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What are Manx cats like?
he Manx cat is known for its distinctive taillessness or very short tail, and sturdy build. Weighing between 8-12 pounds and measuring up to 14 inches in length, they have a solid and muscular body. Their coat is smooth and comes in a variety of colors and patterns. Registered Manx breeders typically offer kittens for sale with solid, tabby, calico, or tortoiseshell coats.
Manx cats are known for their friendly and playful nature, and their intelligence makes them excellent family pets. It’s important to note that this breed of cat thrives on human companionship and enjoys spending time with their owners. Being left alone regularly may cause anxiety, so it’s essential to provide them with the attention and care they need.
FAQs when considering Manx cats
How much do Manx cats cost?
As a sought-after breed, Manx kittens for sale cost between $500 and $3,000. A cat’s price is based on its pedigree, coat quality, age, health and vaccination history. If an Manx cat’s parents are show-winning, they can be even more expensive.
What should I ask to choose the right Manx breeder?
While there are many people who claim to be ethical Manx breeders, not all hold a standard that you can feel great about. Asking some relevant questions about their philosophy will ensure you avoid Manx breeders that do this only for financial gain, not having the interests of the cats or you in mind. Make sure you ask about:
- Health history of the parents and vaccinations. They should have their first vaccinations by the time they're adopted.
- Whether they've bred their Manxs with other breeds (they should disclose this and it would make it not a purebred lien.
- Have the socialized the kitten among other kittens?
- Do they belong to a Manx breed club? You can ask for references from the club.
Why does it matter if I buy from a registered Manx breeder?
When you buy from a registered Manx breeder (with either their local club, governing body, or TICA), that ensures that a standard of care and expertise is enforced. You can ask them about a wide range of topics such as the Manx’s genealogy, the right kitten for you, common health problems with Manxs to look out for. We offer additional registration through our Cat Kingpin Certified program as well, although it's not a replacement for other registrations.