LaPerm Mixed with the Munchkin Gene

Shookum Cat

Shookum Cat

The Shookum Cat is a LaPerm mixed with the Munchkin Gene. They resemble the Munchkin Cat with their short legs.

Shookum Cat

Breed Combination

The Shookum Cat is a LaPerm mixed with the Munchkin Gene


Face Structure of the Shookum Cat:

Broad modified wedge shape with rounded contours and medium large walnut shaped eyes. Eyes are large for head size and very expressive.



The Shookum Cat has short to long length hair that is curly with soft light airy texture. They also have curly whiskers and eyebrows.


Body Structure 

Their neck and body are moderate in type but thickish with a rounded chest and good solid musculature structure.


Specific Health Issues

General, visit our health page for more information.

Buying a Munchkin Cat

Finding a Shookum Cat

TinyPurr brings you one of the best resources on the internet for finding any breed of Munchkin Cat with our optimized map that specifically helps you find any short legged cat breed.


Interested in Buying a Shookum?

Read through our recommendations for buying a Munchkin Cat. All short legged cat breeds should follow the same guidelines. We also tell you the absolute must ask questions when buying from any breeder.


Also check out's blog post - The Ultimate Guide: Buying a Munchkin Cat

Buying a Munchkin Cat
Munchkin Cat Breeds

Munchkin Cat Breeds


New breeds are being introduced regularly as the munchkin breed becomes more popular and well known. Any type of cat can be bred with another cat that possesses the munchkin gene. Tiny Purr has put together a great resource for you to be able to distinguish exactly which type of munchkin cat you are looking for or are trying to identify. Check out our breed searchable map. If you know of any new breeds that exist please email us with any information you have.


Munchkin Cats by State

Alabama, AL

Alaska, AK

Arizona, AZ

Arkansas, AR

California, CA

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