This breed has an average sized body and short, stumpy legs. They have a sweet temperament and are known to be outgoing, intelligent, and people-oriented. Despite the length of their legs, they have no problem jumping and leaping. Munchkins are usually about 6 to 9 pounds with another defining characteristic being that their hind legs are sometimes taller than their front legs creating a rise in the back of their body. They can be a wide variety of patterns and colors and they can also have either long or short hair.