2015 Isle of Man cat coin features Selkirk Rex

The Isle of Man’s 2015 cat coin celebrates the Selkirk Rex, a modern breed that originated in Montana. The coin is available in Uncirculated copper-nickel and Proof .925 fine silver (shown).


The Isle of Man and the Pobjoy Mint continue an annual cat coin series in 2015 with a new coin featuring […]

A De-Tailed Account of Manx Cats

Manx cats have long been a source of fascination to both curious onlookers and cat lovers alike, and although now more prevalent in the USA than the Isle of Man, this new book is likely to draw readers from both sides of the Atlantic.

Much has been written about their distinctive characteristics which doggedly […]

The Cymric Cat Breed

Although the Cymric is sometimes said to be just a long-haired variety of the Manx cat, Cymrics are increasingly being recognized in breed registries. This article gives an overview of the breed’s history, characteristics, and unique features.

The Cymric is a little-known breed of long-haired cat. One reason that it’s relatively unknown […]


Meet Troubs the Manx Cat who has been invited to the prize giving for the winner of a Manx Cat story, included in the new publication ‘A De-tailed Account of Manx Cats’.


A prize giving ceremony will be held in Lexicon Bookshop at 3.00pm on Saturday […]

A New Manx Cat book out on March 16th, written by Sara Goodwins.

Meet Troubsie the Manx Cat on the cover of the new book ‘A De-tailed Account of Manx Cats’ , along with many more Manxies, past and present with their stories.




The Isle of Man’s tailless cats are world famous, […]

Manx cat story-writing contest staged

A children’s writing competition is to be held in the Isle of Man to find the best story about why the Manx cat has no tail.

The event runs from 16 April to 20 July and judging will take place during August and September.

It is open to all children aged five and six years […]

Manx Cat Isle of Man Stamps – Tales of the Tailless

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The Isle of Man Post Office has recently issued a set of six stamps featuring artwork from a series of distinctive Manx cat postcards entitled ‘Tales […]

Isle of Man is purrfect home for Harry Potter cat

Cats Isle of Man, Manx Cats, Manx Cat, Crafty Cat Isle of Man ONE of the stars of the Harry Potter films lives in Douglas. And it seems Pumpkin, who plays the world’s most famous moggy – Hermione’s pet cat Crookshanks – has got used to a celebrity lifestyle. Pumpkin’s trainer and owner, Donna McCormick-Smith […]