Cornish Rex

  • Size

    Small to medium, with males weighing 6 to 9 pounds and females weighing 5 to 7 pounds
  • Coat

    Short, extremely soft and silky
  • Sheds

    Minimal
  • Color

    White, black, blue, red, cream, chocolate, lavender, silver, smoke and tabby, plus various patterns and shadings
  • Vocalization

    Generally quiet
  • Temperament

    Extremely affectionate, intelligent, fun-loving

Bat-eared, big-eyed and wavy-coated, the Cornish Rex has a distinctive look and exceptionally silky coat due to not having guard hairs like other breeds. This active cat has a small, whippetlike body and loves to climb, leap and sprint. With kittenlike antics that last a lifetime, this feline likes to be where the action is. The Cornish Rex is perfect for those who want a cat to participate in their family life.

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