Welcome to our world of cats, during my upbringing of cats of all kinds back I have a strange situation that one of the cats gave birth and the position of five beautiful small cats there was one different from her brothers in the form and length of the legs with the passage of days her brothers grow a short legs
They then called the dwarf cats that can occur in any breed of cat that has a genetic mutation, which leads to short stature, and cats will be smaller, and often will have other characteristics such as legs that are short. For body size, there are many breeds of dwarf cats.
Types of dwarf cats:
There are two types of dwarf cats, the first of which is chondrodysplastic, which in short means short legs.This breed evolved from the Munchkin strain and remained retained by short legs, and the second type is called a cup cat that has a harmonious body, but is smaller than other breeds.
Munchkin is a breed of dwarf cats that contain a gene that leads to very short legs, and the Munchkin cats breed originated for a number of other breeds that have been developed with this property to create new varieties.
Bambino cats are a type of hybrid cats between Munchkin cats and Sphinx cats, which have short and small legs such as Munchkin cats, and without hair like Sphinx cats.
The bald cat is a mixture of munchkin cats, sphinx and American plexus, and the bald cat breed is short-haired and without hair and has a curly ear.
Ginetta cats are short-legged dwarf cats, which have a strange coat like African savannah cats, and these cats are very small in size, striped or dotted coat.
Kinkalo cats are a hybrid between munchkin cats and American plexus cats, which have a wrinkled ear like American plexus cats, and a soft coat like munchkin cats.
Lambkin are dwarf cats that have curly fur, a hybrid between the munchkin cats and Rex Selkirk.
Minskskin hybrid cats between munchkin cats and sphinx cats, short-legged cats with little coat, a breed very friendly to families and they love to play.
Napoleon’s cats are a hybrid between munchkin cats and Persian cats, which have a short stature like munchkin with a round face, round eyes, and fur-filled fur.
Squookm cats are a mixture of munchkin cats and laperm cats, short cats with fine fur.
Cup cats do not resemble munchkin cats, just cup size fits properly, as they are small in all aspects of the body, and cup cats tend to come from almost all breeds, ie most of them do not have a separate breed scale, and the typical female cup cats breed up Weighing from 2 to 4 lbs, they are about nine inches long when they are fully grown.
Minnie Pierce cats are one of the few cup cats, which are Persian dwarf cats that have a Persian appearance.
Dwarf cats should be purchased from trusted breeders for health issues, as there are many health problems related to cup cats which include:
* Soft bones
* Curved legs
* Weakness in the limbs
* Heart problems including heart murmurs
* Bout or crisis
* Exposure to head trauma
* Short life span
* Infertility due to fibrosis of reproductive organs.