CymricThe Cymric (pronounced kim-rick) is the longhaired variety of the tailless Manx. Other than their fur length (and breed monikers), the two breeds are identical. The gentle and playful feline takes his name from the Gaelic word for Wales.
What a cutie! I love the lynx tipping on the ears and longer cheek fur, it really gives the cat a wild look. (Kind of a relief to know that their short tail is due to their genetics, and not docking.) -- Like my very own bobcat!
* * SHORT TAILS: Tailess or stubby tailed cats like the Manx have developed from a spontaneous mutation, a gene that eventually became common on the Isle of Man because of the limited genetic diversity.
Manx Origin: Isle of Man (Great Britain) Colors: All Size: Medium to large Coat Type(s): Shorthair Grooming: Once a week Talkativeness: Average Activity Level: Average Attention Requirement: Average Overall: Easy to handle
The Manx is known for not having a tail, but that doesn't stop this breed from socializing. Smart and observant Manx cats are quick to join in on social gatherings and games. They love to play fetch and try out new toys. These kitties adore company and