Breeder of third generation Minuet cats, the pride of cat lovers, and the kings and queens of the cat world.
Versions of Minuets:
The Long and Short of It
Let’s begin with a little introduction on these beautiful cats. The Minuet is often described as a doll-
No one should assume that these beautiful cats are solely “dwarf” cats.
The first reason someone should look into a Minuet (also called a Napoleon) to add to their family is because they have fallen in love with their sweet, doll-
The coat of a Minuet is also distinctive of the breed. The long-
The next feature of a Minuet that people fall in love with is their sweet nature. A Minuet is a well-
An important issue that lovers of Minuets should favor is their good health. As a general rule, Minuets are healthy cats, being a breed that originated from the Persian group, but without the health issues and risks that the Persians tend to have. Their faces should not have an extremely short muzzle that compromises their respiratory functions or cause excessive tearing, as it can in the current Persian breeds. This structure is called brachycephalic and results in certain veterinarian concerns, but which is not to be found in true Minuets.
Contrary to what has been found in certain dog breeds with the short leg gene, these cats do not come with mobility issues or tendencies toward arthritis or bone and joint problems. The short-
With all that said, there are two versions of Minuets: short-
By now, you should have fallen in love with the Minuet for its adorable face, appealing nature, and good health. However, leg length can be an appealing factor for some people, depending on their lifestyle or preferences. This helps in deciding on which version of Minuet they would prefer. In my opinion, I have found no difference in the two versions other then the length of their legs, and I love both of them. They have been a joy to have in my life.