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Devon Rex

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Breed Information
Popularity (2014) #12
Name Devon Rex
Other names Pixie cat, Alien cat, Poodle cat
Origin United Kingdom
Size Medium
Coat ShortCurlySilkySoft
Lap Cat Yes
Life span 10-15 years
Temperament Highly interactiveMischievousLoyalSocialPlayful
Weight Male: 8 - 10 poundsFemale: 5 - 8 pounds
Colors WhiteBlackBlueRedCreamFawnChocolateLavender
Kitten Price Average $400 - $500 USD
Breed Characteristics
Adaptability 5 stars
Affection Level 5 stars
Child Friendly 4 starsGood With Others: It is usually good with adults, children (6+), and seniors and can be very affectionate towards them.
Dog Friendly 5 stars
Energy Level 5 stars
Grooming 3 starsModerate Maintenance: Regular grooming is advised to keep its coat in good shape. It stimulates circulation, massages the skin, and removes debris and loose hair.
Health Issues 3 starsHealth Problems: Unfortunately, it is known to have a myriad count of illnesses and conditions. Owners with these cat breeds should prepare for some long-term medical costs or hedge their risks with pet insurance.Hypoallergenic: No
Intelligence 5 stars
Shedding 1 starsMinimal Shedding: Very little to no shedding occurs for this cat breed. These type of cats typically produce little to no dander and are hypoallergenic.
Social Needs 5 stars
Stranger Friendly 5 stars
Vocalization 1 starsLow Vocalization: It is known to be quiet. Therefore, owners shouldn't be concerned of excessive and undesirable crying or meowing, especially at night.
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Kitten Names
Rank Male Female
01 Mikesch Molly
02 Blade Angel
03 Harley Lily
04 Coco Maisy
05 Gavin Sophie
06 Lucky Lexi
07 Felix Cleo
08 Aaron Maya
09 Blaze Sushi
10 Turbo Leah
Overview

The Devon Rex is a breed of unique appearance. Its large eyes, short muzzle, prominent cheekbones, and huge ears create a characteristic elfin look. Hard and muscular; slender; medium length; broad chest; medium fine boning; body carried high on the legs. Modified wedge; head broad but slightly longer than broad; face full-cheeked with pronounced cheekbones and a whisker break; in profile, nose has strongly marked stop; muzzle short and well developed; prominent whisker break; chin strong and well developed. All colors and patterns including the Himalayan pattern.

The Devon Rex is an extremely intelligent cat that makes a lively, affectionate companion. They are very creative and are known to invent clever games on their own, to be shared with their human and other household companions whenever anyone will play. Anything that can be picked up or moved becomes a toy or a target to a Devon Rex. They are highly people-oriented and bond very strongly with their owners. For that reason, ownership of a Devon Rex should be considered a lifelong commitment. They give, and expect to receive, a great deal of devotion, attention and affection. The Devon Rex is not well-equipped to survive outdoors due to its short hair coat. These cats should be kept exclusively indoors.

Children & Other Pets
The active and social Devon Rex is a perfect choice for families with children and cat-friendly dogs. He will play fetch as well as any retriever, learns tricks easily and loves the attention he receives from children who treat him politely and with respect. Introduce pets slowly and in controlled circumstances to ensure that they learn to get along together.
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