| All Munchkins suffer from a genetic malformation, achondroplasia, which causes their abnormally short legs. All Munchkins are descended from a tomcat named Toulouse. Munchkins are also known as Baby Legs. Munchkins are a controversial breed since they are intentionally bred to have a genetic malformation which can lead to health problems. Munchkins come from a pregnant, short-legged cat found under a trailer in Louisiana in the early eighties.
New Mexico Animal Rescue
(Sorted by Zip Code.)
Bernalillo County - Albuquerque 87192
Animal Protection of New Mexico 505-265-2322
Rio Arriba County - Alcade 87511
Northern New Mexico Animal Protection 505-753-8662
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