Whiskers and eyebrows are also often curly, adding to this cats unusual visual impact
The Devon Rex is a very affectionate and friendly pet with a habit of climbing on shoulders. They are very good jumpers and love high places, often perching on refrigerators or top shelves when not cuddling with someone lucky. These cats retain a kittenish appearance and personality even as adults, and are delightfully warm and fuzzy to the touch. Although they make a delicate first impression, they are actually rather well-boned and solid bodied and tend to be hearty eaters.
Devon Rex Cat
the Devon Rex is a carnivorous
diurnal (awake durig the day)
terrestrial(lives on the ground) digitigrade(walks on its toes)
feline (in the cat family) mammal (animal with mammary glands and hair folicles)
The Devon Rex is a sweet, lovable cat that enjoys being close to human faces making it a notorious shoulder-percher. These are smallish-sized cats but have muscular, very dense bodies and long, strong legs. They are very
playful, joyful and inquisitive and thrive on lots of interaction
This cat is very happy in a busy home with multiple family members of all varieties, however can be sensitive to rough or brusque handling They have few breed-related health issues. Because it is very active and desires interaction, the Devon Rex is a superb family cat that does well with considerate children, forms strong bonds, and likes to be included in everything.The Devon Rex cat is recognized by the Cat Fanciers Association (CFA), the world's
Shape: The head is
large and very distinctive with full cheeks, prominent, angular
cheekbones, curved forehead and a flat skull line. The muzzle is short
with a noticeable stop and well developed chin. The ears are very large
and very wide at the base, low set and tapered, occasionally with tufts
on the tips. The unusual eyes are very large, modest oval, and often
small-pupiled giving a look of surprise or wonder. Gold or yellow are
the preferred colors with blue, green, or odd eyes allowed.
Body and Tail: The body is of medium length, lean and muscular, well boned, although there is a slender impression. The legs are long and strong with the hind legs slightly longer than the front. Feet are small and oval in shape, well knuckled and neat, never splayed.
Coat: The coat is short, soft, and fine. Wavy and without coarse guard hairs.
Pattern: All accepted colors are allowed.
Overall Appearance: This should be a very unique looking cat, small in stature with soft, unusual fur and large, expressive eyes and ears. Bright, inquisitive and playful.