For people that are looking for a small sized, short coated cat breed, this is the cat for them. The Minskin Cat is a popular cat breed originally from United States. This cat breed has won over the hearts of their owners with ease. This is because they are very affectionate, curious, and highly intelligent. There are many happy cat owners who claim to have enjoyed the company of their Minskin Cat for nearly 14 long years! It is important for a cat owner to understand their cat. Please continue reading to learn more about the Minskin Cat breed!

Body Characteristics

The Minskin Cat breed is a small sized cat compared to other breeds. It is semi-coby, stocky, and short. This also gives the Minskin Cat a defining difference when compared to other breeds. Because the Minskin Cat breed is a small sized cat breed it often weighs between 4 lbs to 8 lbs. This cat would fit well in a small sized home! The fur (or lack-there-of) of the Minskin Cat is often described as sparse, short, and silky. This is because this Minskin Cat breed has a strong bloodline! Their fur (or skin) may come in colors such as solids, tortoise shell, tabby patterns, and and white colour mix; which can make them very unique among their peers. Most Minskin Cats have a medium length tail, which helps compliment their overall body structure. The Minskin Cat breed has a reputation for having large sized eyes which lead them to be more attractive than other feline breeds.


The Minskin Cat really struggles when it enters a new environment. It may take some time to adapt to its new home. This cat breed goes out of its way meet new people. Owners find it very cute that the cat will interrupt whatever it is doing to greet new visitors at the door. The Minskin Cat very rarely seeks interaction. This cat breed is great for cat owners that want an independent cat. Owners who are parents will be thrilled with the way this cat breed interacts with their youngsters. This cat will be very happy in their home! Their owners that also have dogs can expect to see it interacting well with the dogs. The Minskin Cat really loves dogs! This cat breed lives to love. Owners can expect their Minskin Cat to show a lot of affection towards them. Minskin Cats are extremely playful. Owners can expect this cat to be ready to play at almost any moment in the day. The Minskin Cat is a high energy cat breed that loves to run around and have fun. Not many cats are as smart as this one. The Minskin Cat is one of the most intelligent cats in the world.


Cats are clean animals by design. They will often clean themselves numerous times throughout the day. The Minskin Cat may require some grooming assistance from its owner every few months. Many owners have said that their Minskin Cat sheds a moderate amount, but that it is easy to clean up after. This cat breed has less problems than others, but will have the occurrence of health problems on occasion. Overall the Minskin Cat is fairly healthy. Health issues are common among domesticated animals. This cat breed may be susceptible to Fleas, Eye Problems, and Feline Lower Urinary Tract Disease. Allergic reactions are not common, but may occur in people with cat allergies that come near the Minskin Cat breed. Annually, the Minskin Cat breed will cost their owner around $1100 for upkeep. This does not include the initial purchase price that ranges between $300 – $1000.