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
84%
15%
0%
0%
13
flagFinland
80%
0%
10%
10%
10
flagNorway
69%
11%
19%
0%
26
flagCanada
69%
15%
15%
0%
13
flagthe United Kingdom
66%
16%
15%
2%
225
flagGermany
65%
14%
13%
5%
141
flagFrance
63%
22%
9%
0%
22
flagBelgium
63%
9%
18%
0%
11
flagPoland
62%
14%
17%
5%
10142
flagthe United States
59%
16%
18%
5%
256
flagUnknown
50%
19%
20%
10%
68
flagthe Netherlands
50%
25%
19%
5%
36
flagSweden
50%
16%
25%
0%
12
flagRepublic of Ireland
40%
35%
25%
0%
20
flagAustralia
40%
10%
20%
30%
10
flagItaly
37%
18%
31%
12%
16
flagIndia
17%
32%
18%
30%
70

Gender

men56%
women60%
Manx
56%
60%
Abyssinian
17%
17%
Birman
19%
18%
Siamese
6%
3%

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