Cornish Rex Cats

the beautiful fur of the cornish rex cat

Short- and long-haired cats are a common sight in the cat world. However, cats with a curly coat or even without a coat at all are much rarer! One of the breeds that does have a remarkable coat is the Cornish Rex cat.

cornish rex cat

The coat of the Cornish Rex cat is reminiscent of that of a mole – and it is the most striking feature of this cat breed. It first stood out in the 1950’s on a farm in Cornwall, England. After that, there was targeted further breeding to see this coat more often. The hairs of the Cornish Rex differ from those of the Devon Rex. The term “Rex” describes the extraordinary coat structure and is mainly used in rabbit breeding.

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