Breed Profile

Devon Rex

Devon Rex
Devon Rex
This unusual looking animal is the "E. T." of the cat world with its short, wide-cheeked face, large low-set batwing ears and fine sculpted body - but do not think that this makes the cat unattractive in anyway for it also has a devilish sense of mischief and a pixie-like disguise!

This animal was first discovered in Devon, England, in 1960, near the county of Cornwall where the first Cornish Rex kitten was born in 1950.

The Devon Rex is an intelligent and extroverted animal that makes affectionate and ideal pets - with a Devon Rex you will have a friend for life!

They will wave their tails when they are pleased - and that is often - and they are alert and quick and have a natural inquisitiveness that only further enhances their pixie-like quality.

It is a great animal to have in the home of anyone who suffers from allergies or asthma as it possesses a low allergenic "poodle-like" coat that is low maintenance and sheds little hair thus making pet ownership a possibility.

And because its coat is extremely low maintenance it does not afford the same protection as a normal coat and so these particular cats do need to be kept cool in the summer and warm in the winter!

To compensate for their lack of guard hairs, the Devon Rex has a slightly higher surface body temperature than other breeds - and so making them wonderful lap and foot warmers

Recommended Breeders

Breeder NameKennelState 
Helena sugar edapusrex ACT Contact
Allan Davies Gilroy QLD Contact
Trevor Cox Kittykatz QLD Contact
Jenny Simmons astracan Australian Capital Territory Contact
Beverley Dustan Bevolin SA Contact
Josephine Romeo Crinklewood NSW Contact
Gillian Harris Rextales NSW Contact
Richard and Carolynn Davis Nevaska QLD Contact
Erin Field occirex VIC Contact
Sherin Henriksen Manis QLD Contact
Neita Pratt Carnaby VIC Contact
Angela Persello LaFelino SA Contact
shirley willett Shirlim NSW Contact
Jenifer Edwards RexMii WA Contact
Sue Hooper Kittams QLD Contact
leeza doolan Doolan"s QLD Contact
Julie Lawrence FurReFae SA Contact
Melissa Taffijn DevMa QLD Contact
Tomi Foxx GrandHaven TAS Contact
Lina Lee Leonix WA Contact
Michael Lazar BordeauxKing VIC Contact
Greg Bell Belldevons QLD Contact
Melissa Dorsett Shystaff VIC Contact
Karen Turley Mathusila VIC Contact
Julie Baker CATSTAC VIC Contact
Deanna Lancaster GYPSYLUV QLD Contact
Jo Menzies Patchefied WA Contact
Brenda Carngham Bluestar NSW Contact

*** We have vetted and approved these independent breeders as meeting, at the time, our criteria for the reliable breeding, feeding, care and sale of suitable quality kittens of this breed. This does not mean that other breeders do not meet these criteria or are not otherwise suitable suppliers. Nor can our vetting and approval guarantee the quality of a breeder or kitten or that you will be happy with them. We disclaim any liability for the quality, acts or omissions of these breeders or their kittens and our approval of breeders is not a substitute for you making all appropriate enquiries and checks (including veterinary checks) before choosing a specific breeder or kitten.



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