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    How to buy a Munchkin kitten?

    Articlegeneral cat adviceFriday 30 September 2011
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    The Munchkin is a cat breed created by a naturally occurring genetic mutation that results in cats with abnormally short legs. The shortness of their legs does not interfere with their running and leaping abilities. The gene responsible has been compared to the one that give Welsh Corgis, Basset Hounds and Dachshunds their short stature. Munchkins do not suffer from the many spinal problems that are typically associated with those canine breeds as cats' spines are physically different from dogs. Munchkin Cats are generally described as sweet-natured, playful, people-oriented cats. They are outgoing, intelligent and respond well to being handled. They are very playful and outgoing; they don't let their shorter legs hinder them from doing things that other cats do. Read the article below to find out the steps you should take to buy a Munchkin Cat for your home.

    First of all, make sure the Munchkin Cat is a cat for you. Investigate well about the breed's characteristics and requirements. You should fulfill all the necessary things to keep it healthy and happy. Once you are decided, start to search for a Munchkin cat breeder in your local area. Make sure the breeder is credible and that the Munchkin kittens are being cared for during their first few weeks of life. Visit the cat breeding facilities and ask questions about how to take care of it. Learn about the overall health of the kittens, make sure to check their health records and vaccinations they have received.

    You might also want to compare prices as in this case, the kittens might result quite expensive and many breeders might want to make the most money from their sale. Make sure to double check that the Munchkin cat is purebred. Remember you can take all the time you need with the Munchkin kitten that you want to buy and make sure what kind of personality it has and whether it matches with you and your family.

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