Cats are known to exude cuteness. It is said that humans and cats are a match made in heaven. Petting cats includes many good reasons, such as it makes us feel good and cheerful. In our mundane lifestyle, snuggling up with cats and their soft fur can unwind anxiety and stress. Among the hundreds of breeds of cats, Devon Rex Cats are one the most popular and unique breeds.
Physical features of Devon Rex Cats
Devon rex cats are such a breed having a unique appearance. It has long and tall ears, slender body, and its eyes are wide with an upturned nose. The whiskers are tiny to such an extent that it seems like Devon rex cats have no whiskers at all. They have sturdy legs and are well adapted for long leaps, and their toes are significantly large.
The unusual fact about Devon Rex cats is they have very little guard hair, and the curl in the Gur is caused by a mutation in their gene.
Size and weight
Devon rex cats are medium in size. These breeds of cats weigh up to 6-9pounds, and they measure 10 to 12 inches in height.
The personality of Devon Rex cats
A typical Devon rex cat acts extraordinarily active and playful. Their mischievous look, intelligent moves and unique appearance and fun-loving personality make everyone love this breed.
The temperament of Devon Rex cats
Devon rex cats are indeed an intelligent breed, and they remain playful up to their old age. They love to play with humans and are quite pleasant outside. Interestingly, they don’t act aggressive at all and do not engage in wild behavior. Cuddling, purring and goofing around the owner of Devon rex cats is significantly known for. They love to climb here and there, and they use their fifth toes to hold and scratch things.
Grooming and care
Taking care of Devon Rex cat is reasonably simple with minimum effort. Although the demand for little extra care than other cats, they do not need immense care and grooming. This breed needs frequent bathing with a mild cat shampoo because their short coat gets greasy very quickly. They need regular nail trimming and ear cleaning to keep them healthy and safe.
Devon rex cats act clownish.
The attractive side of Devon rex cats is that they love to entertain humans. They are clownish in character and never miss a chance to draw your attention to their funny activities. They aren’t that silent in nature.
The lifespan of Devon Rex cats
Devon rex cats have an average lifespan of 9–15 years and are known to be healthy pets. They have health risks such as Dislocation of joints, hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM), and a muscle condition termed hereditary myopathy are the common causes of their death.
Interesting facts about Devon rex cats
- Devon Rex cats are considered the most hypoallergenic cats to exist by looking at the type of coat. However, they aren’t hypoallergenic.
- Devon Rex cats are often resembled pixie cats because of their unique appearance.
- Devon cats are depicted physically as a ‘monkey in a catsuit.’
- Litter training this Devon rex cat is straightforward and takes very little time.