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How the Manx cat lost its tail

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Published by Harcourt Brace Jovanovich in San Diego .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Folklore.,
  • Cats -- Folklore.

  • About the Edition

    A retelling of how the Manx cat lost its tail in the door of Noah"s ark.

    Edition Notes

    Statementretold & illustrated by Janet Stevens.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPZ8.1.S8572 Ho 1990
    The Physical Object
    Pagination[32] p. :
    Number of Pages32
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2058741M
    ISBN 100152367659
    LC Control Number88037952


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How the Manx cat lost its tail by Janet Stevens Download PDF EPUB FB2

As the animals board the ark, Noah realizes the Manx Cat is missing. His calls for the runaway feline, but cannot be heard above the rising winds and increasing rain. One by one his sons add their voices, while the animals on board grow increasingly distressed.5/5(1).

An origin story abut how the Manx cat lost its tail. Based on the tale of Noah's Ark. A little wordy when the basic story is that *spoiler* the cat was late and lost its tail in the closing door/5.

How the Manx Cat Lost Its Tail [Stevens, Janet] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. How the Manx Cat Lost Its Tail5/5(3). Publisher: Harcourt Childrens Books, Very good.

HOW MANX CAT LOST ITS TAIL By Janet Stevens *Excellent Condition*. Book is in Very Good Condition. Text will be unmarked. May show some signs of use or wear. Will include dust jacket if it originally came with one. Satisfaction is guaranteed with every order/5(26).

How the Manx Cat Lost Its Tail and Other Manx Folk Stories - Google Books Far away in the Irish sea lies the smallest island nation in the world, the Isle of Man, where the cats have no tails. How the Manx cat lost its tail by Janet Stevens. Publication date Topics Folklore., Cats -- Folklore.

Publisher Internet Archive Contributor Internet Archive Language English. Notes. no page number in the book. Access-restricted-item true Addeddate Boxid IA Camera Canon EOS 5D Mark II City San Diego Donor. Manx Fairy Tales: How the Manx Cat Lost Her Tail When Noah was calling the animals into the Ark, there was one cat who was out mousing and took no notice when he was calling to her.

She was a good mouser, but this time she had trouble to find a mouse and she took a notion that she wouldn't go into the Ark without one. How the Manx cat lost its tail and other Manx folk stories. Far away in the Irish sea lies the smallest island nation in the world, the Isle of Man, where the cats have no tails and the coat of arms has three legs.

Here the quiet places in the glens abound with fairies, or little people or little fellows, as they prefer to be called. how the manx cat lost her tail WHEN Noah was calling the animals into the Ark, there was one cat who was out mousing and took no notice when he was calling to her.

She was a good mouser, but this time she had trouble to find a mouse and she took a notion that she wouldn't go into the Ark without one. How the Manx Cat Lost her Tail (or Did Noah have a Problem with Women?) Posted on Febru by bookvolunteer This short story comes from our very pretty edition of Manx Fairy Tales, collected by S and L Morrison and illustrated by Archibald Knox.

What remains is a fast-moving, funny story about a cat that was so slow to heed the whole family's calls to the ark that he almost missed the boat; indeed, his tail, caught in the door, is left behind. Stevens illustrates with her usual panache and verve, including a map locating the Isle of Man.

Fine for sharing with a group. However, Manx owners say that their breeding has not just caused them to lose their tails, but other feline characteristics, too. “A Manx cat will go for a walk with you,” says Goodwins. “Most cats hate water but Manx cats like swimming.” It is. Although tail suppression (or tail length variety) is not the sole characteristic feature of the breed, the chief defining one of the Manx cat is its absence of a tail to having a tail of long length, or tail of any length between the two extremes.

This is a naturally occurring, cat body-type mutation of the spine, CFA: standard. Buy How the Manx Cat Lost Its Tail by Janet Stevens (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.5/5(3). “Something of the national character, somewhat of the history of a people, much of its manners and customs, may be gleaned from its folklore.” Undoubtedly the most famous collection of Manx folklore tales ever published, Sophia Morrison’s book, Manx Fairy Tales, deserves a place in every Manx person’s home.

The stories of the Moddey Dhoo, Fynodderee and the Buggane. How the Manx Cat Lost Its Tail retold and illustrated by Janet Stevens “If you want your children to be intelligent, read them fairytales.

If you want them to be more intelligent, read them more. How the Manx Cat lost her Tail When Noah was calling the animals into the Ark, there was one cat who was out mousing and took no notice when he was calling to her.

She was a good mouser, but this time she had trouble to find a mouse and she took a notion that she wouldn’t go into the Ark without one. To identify a Manx cat, check for a tail stump at the base of the spine, since these cats typically don't have tails. Next, look for a muscular and compact build with a sturdy skeleton.

You can also check the cat's legs, since Manx usually have hind legs that are noticeably longer than their front legs%(22). Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for How the Manx Cat Lost Its Tail by Janet Stevens (, Hardcover) at the best online 5/5(3).

Relates the history of the Manx cat and describes the physical and other characteristics of this breed which came from the Isle of Man The Manx cat -- The Isle of Man -- Cats aboard ships -- The myth: How the Manx cat lost its tail -- The truth about the Manx cat's history -- Different types of Manx cats -- The Manx cat in cat shows -- A cat Pages: Print book: Fiction: Juvenile audience: English: 1st edView all editions and formats Summary: A retelling of how the Manx cat lost its tail in the door of Noah's ark.

A placid cat, the Manx will likely get along with all of the people in your life and provide many years of loving companionship. Manx At a glance. The Manx is one of the oldest known cat breeds. Male: medium: lbs. Female: medium: lbs. Amber, Copper, Green, Gold, Hazel, Orange, Yellow.

Longevity Range: yrs. About DK Eyewitness Books Cat See a jaguar swimming, a cat that can outrun a car, a leopard who lost his spots, and a black panther stalking its prey. Learn why cats need whiskers, how they purr, how the Manx cat lost its tail, and why a tiger is : According to VetInfo, cats who suffer tail injuries that require amputation learn to balance without them.

In Cat HealthAnimal Planet states that Manx cats, who are born without tails, also learn to balance without them. They are thought to have an especially sensitive vestibular apparatus inside their ears to compensate. How the Manx Cat Lost its Tail. San Diego: Harcourt Brace, Summary: When Noah was loading the ark, he noticed the Manx cat was missing.

He and his sons tried calling loudly for the cat, but it didn't come. Finally, Noah's wife called softly for the cat, and it came, but because it was late, the door shut on its tail, cutting it off.

The Manx is known for his lack of a tail, but not every Manx is completely tailless. Some, known as “longies,” have a normal-length tail, and others, known as “stumpies,” have short tails. A Manx with no tail is called a “rumpy” and one with just a rise of bone at the end of the spine is known as a “riser.” You will see only.

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How the Manx Cat Lost Its Tail by Janet Stevens. The Manx cat is a breed of domestic cat (Felis catus) originating on the Isle of Man, with a.

Manx (and other tail-suppressed breeds) do not exhibit problems with balance, Balance is controlled primarily by the inner ear/ Many folktales exist about the Manx cat, and all revolve around its lack of a tail.

For example, one story claimed that a tailless cat swam ashore from a shipwreck and brought the trait to the island, and some biblical references exist to suggest that when Noah closed the door of the Ark, he accidentally cut off the tail of the Manx cat.

Eyewitness Cat is an exciting and informative guide to the extraordinary world of cats, both wild and why cats need whiskers, how cats purr, how the Manx cat lost its tail, why a lion has a mane, and why a tiger is striped.

Now in Paperback!See a jaguar swimming, a cat that can outrun a car, a leopard who lost his spots, and a black panther stalking its prey. Learn why cats need whiskers, how they purr, how the Manx cat lost its tail, and why a tiger is /5(2).

- Explore lcfschiller's board "Manx cat" on Pinterest. See more ideas about Manx cat, Manx and Cats pins. Do you know the extraordinary story of how the Manx cat lost its tail. "Goodwins’ personal theory is that the Manx genome was influenced by the introduction of Scandinavian cat breeds to the Isle of Man when Vikings arrived there over a millennium ago.

Another theory suggests that as Noah was closing the door to his ark, the cat's tail got caught in the door and was lost forever.

But for those of you who prefer Darwin to Noah, the Manx cat is most likely the result of a spontaneous genetic mutation that occurred hundreds of years ago, when a kitten was born without the vertebrae which.

The Manx cat price is quite low, only ranging from $ – $/ kitten. In this article below, we will provide details on this breed in terms of prices, selling websites and reputable breeders to find Manx kittens for sale.

The Cat with No Tail Author Peggy Teeters Illustrator Naomi Howland A folk tale from the Isle of Man describing how the Manx cat became that may be unfamiliar, e.g., “paid no attention” Link with The Bear’s Tale, a folk tale telling how an animal lost its tail, also at this level in the Books for Young Learners series.

There is a lot of folklore surrounding how the Manx cat lost its tail; from having their tail chopped off when Noah closed the door of the arc, to Vikings chopping off their tails to decorate their helmets for luck - and even a once long held notion of them being part rabbit or hare.

When at last the ark came to rest on Mount Ararat, however, it did so with such a lurch that Noah was momentarily distracted, which provided one of the dogs with the perfect opportunity to take its revenge - by lunging forward and biting off the Manx cat's flamboyant tail with savage glee.

And from that day forth, the Manx cat has been tailless. Learn why cats need whiskers, how they purr, how the Manx cat lost its tail, and why a tiger is striped. Discover how cats communicate, how cats find their way home, why the black cat has been both persecuted and pampered, why they are said to have nine lives, and : $ John Gajda.

A breed of tailless shorthaired cat, the Manx has a small, tufted hollow where a tail would normally coat has the texture of a rabbit’s and can be any variety of colors or patterns. The cat’s ears are medium-sized with slightly rounded tips, and its eyes are large and round and vary with coat color.

About DK Eyewitness Books Cat. See a jaguar swimming, a cat that can outrun a car, a leopard who lost his spots, and a black panther stalking its prey. Learn why cats need whiskers, how they purr, how the Manx cat lost its tail, and why a tiger is striped.DK Eyewitness Books Cat | See a jaguar swimming, a cat that can outrun a car, a leopard who lost his spots, and a black panther stalking its prey.

Learn why cats need whiskers, how they purr, how the Manx cat lost its tail, and why a tiger is : DK Publishing (Dorling Kindersley).A cat with no tail will be referred to as a “rumpy” and one with a bone slightly rising where the tail should be will be called a “riser.” The tail differences are due to the Manx gene in the cat, which can cause these deformities and tail sizes.

Its temperament is known to be mellow, affectionate and enjoys a peaceful environment.