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Devon Rex
2007-12-13 19:35:06

The Devon Rex was discovered in Devon, UK in 1960 near a disused tin mine. They were initially thought to be related to the Cornish rex, however testing proved otherwise. The Devon Rex has only awn hair and down with no guard hair, giving them a sparse, curly, very soft coat. They are popular among pet owners and are often featured in Cat Fancy magazine, probably because of their striking...

Cornish Rex
2007-12-13 19:22:23

The Cornish Rex is a breed of cat that is very distinguishable from other cats, because it has no hair except for down. Most breeds of domestic cat have three different types of hair in their coat, yet the Cornish Rex only has an undercoat, thus not shedding like other cats. Their coat is the softest of any breed. These cats are best suited for indoor living in warm and dry conditions...

Siberian
2007-12-13 12:15:26

The Siberian cat is very strong and powerful. Siberians have strong hindquarters which enable them to jump quite high. They weigh between 10 and 20 pounds, and even though they attain the same weight as breeds such as the Maine Coon and the Norwegian Forest Cat their bodies are typically shorter and stockier, reaching full maturity after about 5 years. These cats are extremely agile and...