Japanese bobtail: small cat with bunny-like "pom" tail. Linked to Japan, but possibly from other Asian regions. Affectionate, playful personality. Straight or bent tails.
American bobtail: 1960s development. Stray with short tail bred with long-tailed cat. Selective breeding for short tails continued. Sweet and playful family pets.
Pixie-bob: resembles mini bobcat, wild appearance. Domesticated, easygoing, and affectionate. Tail lengths vary, some tailless. Often polydactyl with extra toes.
Manx cats vary in tail length; some have none ("grumpy"), others have a short tail ("rumpy riser"). They're stocky, athletic, great jumpers, and cherished family members.
The Kurilian Bobtail, from Kuril Islands, Siberia to Japan, has a natural bobbed tail of varying lengths, unique to each cat. Muscular, playful, intelligent, and social, they're friendly with people
Cymric is like a longhaired Manx, but some registries treat them as one breed. They have a dense double coat, often tailless, but some have short or full tails. Litters can have both short
Highlander is a modern cat (since 2004), bred from desert lynx and jungle curl hybrids. Formerly called highland lynx, they sport a wild appearance, yet are affectionate.
Originating in Thailand centuries ago, the Mekong bobtail has a natural bobbed tail of varying lengths and curves. Agile and fond of climbing, they possess unique and athletic traits
Originating from Karelia (between Finland and Russia), the Karelian bobtail has a naturally recessive bobbed tail gene, requiring both parents to carry it. The tail can be bent or kinked with longer fur
The desert lynx has bobcat DNA and is a mix of domestic breeds like Maine coon, Manx, American bobtail, and pixie-bob. Resembling bobcats with a muscular build, short tail