Manx cats are domestic cats (Felis catus) originating from the Isle of Man, with a naturally occurring mutation that shortens the tail. Tailless Manx is the result of a genetic mutation that was reinforced by the remote location of the cats on the Isle of Man off the coast of Great Britain. All you need to know about Manx cats, including care, health problems, history, adoption, finding a good breeder and much more. Explore what it's like to live with a Manx cat by learning more about her history, personality and physical characteristics. Manx is the working cat on the Isle of Man and as such has a strong constitution, great intelligence and an active but not hyperactive personality.