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Selkirk Rex

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Selkirk Rex
Photographer: Ciaccia

Country of Origin USA
Date of Origin 1987
Weight 3 - 5 Kgs (7 - 11 lbs)

Main Characteristics

Selkirk Rexes are medium sized, well balanced cats. Their distinct coat has a gentle curl, a soft texture and they can be either long or short haired. They can be a variety of colours and patterns.


Selkirk Rexes are patiently tolerant.


If you are considering a Selkirk Rex as a pet, consider the following points:
They require moderate grooming
They are self contained
They are sedate
They are usually quiet

Interesting Facts

Unlike the other Rexed breeds, the Selkirk Rex has all three hair types in its coat and they may shed as much as any other breed of cat.

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