We believe that when choosing the perfect Munchkin, 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 Munchkin cat near you can be a difficult task. So we've compiled all of the information you need to know about Munchkin 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 Munchkin when the time is right.
USA Munchkin Breeders
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Canada Munchkin Breeders
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Australia Munchkin Breeders
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What are Munchkin cats like?
The Munchkin cat is a small to medium-sized breed known for its unique short legs. Weighing between 5-9 pounds and measuring up to 8 inches in length, they have a compact and muscular body. Their fur is soft and comes in a variety of patterns and colors, including black, white, blue, and cream.
Munchkin cats are known for their friendly and outgoing nature, making them great companions for families with children and other pets. Their playful and curious personalities also make them excellent family pets. However, it’s important to note that this breed of cat needs human companionship and may become anxious when left alone for extended periods of time. If you’re considering a Munchkin cat for your family, be sure to provide them with the love and attention they need to thrive.
FAQs when considering Munchkin cats
How much do Munchkin cats cost?
As a sought-after breed, Munchkin kittens for sale cost between $500 and $5,000. A cat’s price is based on its pedigree, coat quality, age, health and vaccination history. If an Munchkin cat’s parents are show-winning, they can be even more expensive.
What should I ask to choose the right Munchkin breeder?
While there are many people who claim to be ethical Munchkin breeders, not all hold a standard that you can feel great about. Asking some relevant questions about their philosophy will ensure you avoid Munchkin 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 Munchkins 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 Munchkin breed club? You can ask for references from the club.
Why does it matter if I buy from a registered Munchkin breeder?
When you buy from a registered Munchkin 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 Munchkin’s genealogy, the right kitten for you, common health problems with Munchkins 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.