Cats With Short Legs

11 Cat Breeds With Short Legs

There’s a long list of cats with short legs, and they are often known as dwarf breeds and have become increasingly popular in recent years.

The Munchkin breed started all of this back in the mid-1990s. It was bred to stay small and went on to capture the hearts of many with its cute appearance.

As a result, you’ll see that nearly any cat breed with short legs is a mix of the Munchkin and another breed. Here are 11 cat breeds with short legs.

The munchkin’s dog counterpart is undoubtedly the sausage dog, as they share the short-legged trait. This is why these little felines are also called the “sausage cat”.

Munchkin Cat Breed

This relatively new cat with short legs has elf-like features and a dwarf-like stature with little legs. This little guy is hairless and tends not to weigh more than 9 pounds.

Dwelf Cat Breed

The Minskin is a short-leg cat that has quite a stocky body. Their coat is unusual due to its lack of fur. The Minskin breed was created from the Sphynx cat breed.

Minskin Cat Breed

The Kinkalow cat breed has a fantastic combination of short legs and curled ears – super adorable! They are the result of  cross-breeding between the Munchkin and American Curl breeds.

Kinkalow Cat Breed

Like the Wirehair cats, these short cats are all descended from a single natural genetic mutation.

American Curl Cat Breed

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