SELKIRK REX
Selkirk Rex CatLoving, Patient, Docile
Selkirk Rex Cat At A Glance
Size: 6-15 lbs (2.7-6.8 kg)

Grooming Needs: Balanced -- combing too much can straighten the hair, but needs to be kept free of mats.

Activity Level: Moderate

Social Needs: Not overly demanding but doesn't enjoy being left alone for long periods

Associations: Selkirk Rex are accepted in all USA/Canadian cat registries.

About The Selkirk Rex The "cat in sheep's clothing", the Selkirk Rex is known for flowing, naturally-curling coat, bred in a wide variety of colors and patterns. The curly coat comes from another natural mutation unrelated to the other Rex breeds, and can be long or short. British Shorthairs, Exotics, and Persians were all used in the breed's development, and have a naturally stocky body from their parent breeds. A wide-toothed comb is your best tool for regular grooming.

Selkirk Rex like being near their people, but they aren't typically lap cats. Docile and sweet-natured, Selkirk Rex have the best qualities of the three breeds that contributed to its creation. It doesn't mean it can't create mischief; many Selkirks learn to open drawers and doors just to see what's inside!

Despite articles online to the contrary, Selkirk Rex are not a good choice for homes with cat allergy.
Did You Know? The founder of the Selkirk Rex breed originally claimed she had named the breed after the Selkirk Mountains, near where the kittens were born in Wyoming. However, when it was pointed out that the Selkirk Mountains were actually in British Columbia, she admitted that she had named the breed after her stepfather.

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