The Pixie Bob cat size is around 8–12 lbs. Pixie Bob kittens tend to grow slowly, taking about four years to reach full maturity. It shares a good number of similarities with the North American Bobcat.
This big cat has a rather large head with a shape similar to an inverted pear. Its ears have rounded edges and have tufting that tends to be more prominent amongst the long-haired variety. Its medium-sized eyes are deep set, hooded, and may be gold, greenish, or brown. Its long and lean body is punctuated by prominent shoulder blades and has an upward sloping silhouette. Its hips are higher than its shoulders and slopes down to a very short tail.
The three physical traits that distinguish the Pixie from other breeds, aside from its wild look, is its shortened yet furry tail. It can range from 1 to 6 inches. The other one is the primordial pouch on its belly, which is lighter than the rest of its body. This trait is usually found in wild cats, lending them more abdominal flexibility so they can consume a large kill effectively.
The third and special feature of the Pixie Bob is its polydactyl paws. It can have an extra toe on each paw, enabling this feline to use them like hands. Nearly half of all Pixies have this feature. This kitty’s legs are rather long, with the hind pair being a bit longer than the front ones. The feet are suitably wide, large, and long.
The Pixie Bob can come in short- or long-haired variety, with a thick double coat no matter the fur length. The colour ranges from tawny to ruddy brown, with a sprinkling of muted spots adding to its wild look. This cat is low-maintenance on the grooming front.