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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.




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


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