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Devon Rex  

 

With their big ears, impish faces, and curly coats, the Devon Rex charms those who appreciate something a little different in their feline companions. They are known for their playful antics and insatiable curiosity. Their distinct coat results from a gene mutation that causes them to have a curly undercoat with almost no guard hairs. The breed came into existence around Devonshire, England in the late 1950s – the founding father was a stray cat with an unusual curly coat. Development of the breed has led to a wide array of colors and people with cat allergies tend to tolerate this breed more than others.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Devon_Rex

http://cfa.org/Breeds/BreedsCJ/DevonRex.aspx

 

Data & Facts

Scientific Classification
Kingdom - Animalia
Phylum - Chordata
Class - Mammalia
Order - Carnivora
Family - Felidae
Genus - Felis
Species - Felis Catus - Domestic Cat

 

 


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