Devon Rex Cat: Facts & Trivia

The Devon Rex has short, soft, curly hair that is the result of a natural mutation. They have large ears giving them the appearance of a pixie and mischievous manner to match.

Devon Rex Appearance: 

Devon Rex cats are small to medium sized cats weighing 5-10 pounds (2.2-4.5 kg). These cats have wavy hair that is looser than the Cornish Rex. It was thought that the Devon Rex might be related to the Cornish Rex, but genetic testing shows that they have different gene that is responsible for their rex hair that is similar to a rex rabbits.  They come in almost all colors and patterns, including blue, black, white, red, solid, calico, and tabby.

Devon Rex cats have large, protruding ears, large eyes, and wide heads.

Devon Rex cats have a lifespan of 9-15 years.

Devon Rex Temperament: 

Devon Rex cats are moderately active, extremely attached to their owner and will shadow their owners all over the house, often sitting on your shoulder. They love attention, will play fetch, and can be taught tricks. They are affectionate to all members of the family, get along well with other pets. They want and need constant attention. They will even sit down at the dinner table with you, stealing your food if you are not careful. 

These cats are full of antics to get attention and are sometimes knows as monkeys in a cat suit. 

These cats are softly vocal. 

Other: This breed is recognized by all major organizations. 
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