Devon Rex

  • Size

    Small to medium, with males weighing 8 to 10 pounds and females weighing 5 to 8 pounds
  • Coat

  • Sheds

  • Color

    White, black, blue, red, cream, chocolate, lavender, cinnamon and fawn, plus various patterns and shadings
  • Vocalization

    Gentle voice, purrs incessantly
  • Temperament

    Mischievous, clownlike, highly interactive

The Devon Rex is sometimes called a poodle that purrs, due to her curly coat and wagging tail when she is happy. Also described as the pixie of the cat world, the Devon Rex has a pixielike face and large, inquisitive eyes. This extraordinarily social cat is a wonderful family pet that gets along well with cats and cat friendly dogs. A highly active breed, the Devon Rex is known for her clownlike antics.