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Devon Rex Cat

Posted On August - 19 - 2011

The Devon Rex cat was recognized as a pet in ten 60s. This cat has a unique appearance starting with the eyes and finishing with its body built. The eyes of the Rex are large and almond shaped, the cheeks are preeminent due to its muscular body, a short muzzle and all this with huge whiskers’ and ears which give it an elfish look.

As far as weight is concerned females are lighter than males. Females can weigh between 4 to 6 pounds while males can weight on average between 6 and 8 pounds. Despite their fragile look they are well built, with a sturdy structure.

The coat can slightly differ from cat to cat but the main categories are: short hair but with tight defining kink and short rippled coat with loose hairs. The color of the coat is soft velvet.

When it comes to grooming they do not need any special attention. They need to be taken to the vet on a regular basis to have all its shots done and to make sure they do not have any other problems. You need to provide it with proper flea products and quality food. They need exercise in order to stay healthy both mentally and physically.

They make good house pets because they like to be around humans and participate actively in the owners daily activities. The Devon Rex in always alert and loves to play games such as fetching. They are very agile which is why you will find it exploring every little corner of your home. They are associated with dogs because they tend to follow their owners everywhere they go just like digs do. The cat is very loyal and affectionate living to sit as close as they can to the human body like: the lap or shoulder.

Because they have short hair they do not shed much but they do shed so if you are allergic to cat fur you should think seriously when buying this cat. Most people tolerate the Devon Rex even thou they are allergic to them but that does not mean that you will react the same. This cat will make an excellent pet because is low maintenance, it is affectionate and you do not need to brush its coat every day because of its short hair. If you have children you do not need to worry because this cat is good with kids.

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