Which cat breed is characterized by lack of tail?

Manx
Abyssinian
Birman
Siamese
The Manx tail­less­ness gene is dom­i­nan­t; kittens from two Manx parents are gen­er­al­ly born without any tail. However, having two copies of the gene is lethal in utero, so breeders avoid breeding two entirely tailless Manx cats to­geth­er. Typ­i­cal­ly, when bred with non-Manx cat, tail length is random through­out a litter of kittens.

Answers distribution

Manx
Abyssinian
Birman
Siamese
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flagCzech Republic
80%
20%
0%
0%
10
flagFinland
80%
0%
10%
10%
10
flagCanada
69%
15%
15%
0%
13
flagthe United Kingdom
65%
15%
15%
1%
208
flagGermany
65%
14%
13%
5%
137
flagNorway
63%
13%
22%
0%
22
flagBelgium
63%
9%
18%
0%
11
flagPoland
62%
14%
17%
5%
9575
flagFrance
61%
23%
9%
0%
21
flagthe United States
58%
15%
19%
5%
238
flagUnknown
52%
22%
15%
9%
44
flagSweden
50%
16%
25%
0%
12
flagthe Netherlands
48%
27%
18%
6%
33
flagItaly
40%
20%
26%
13%
15
flagAustralia
40%
10%
20%
30%
10
flagRepublic of Ireland
36%
36%
26%
0%
19
flagIndia
17%
32%
16%
31%
67

Gender

men55%
women60%
Manx
56%
61%
Abyssinian
17%
16%
Birman
19%
18%
Siamese
6%
3%

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