Devon Rex cat – In the vicinity of the closed end of the tin mines in the district of Buckfastleigh, Devon, England, Beryl Cox in 1960 found a wild cat curly hair. Young kornjačasta white stray, about which he cared neighbor, mated with this bewildering cat, and litter was a curly black smokes kitten which they gave the name of Mr. Kirle.
Kirleejevi parents certainly were related because the gene for curly hair recessive. Because of the earlier publicity that has been given Cornish rex cat, which appeared ten years earlier, Beryl Cox Kirleeja mated with Cornish Rex cats.
To her surprise – and despite several love meeting – were not born here curly kittens. Only then did he realize that two rex cats, despite their proximity to Cornwall and Devon, wearing a completely different mutations, certainly obtained a separate breeding programs.
Although Cornish and Devonian Rex cat with curly fur, there are considerable differences between breeds. Devon Rex cat has a special head shape that is unique among cats with pedigree and is based on the shape of the head Kirleeja.
It is a short wedge shape, with well-defined “termination” of the nose, large, oval eyes and prominent mustache pads from which protrude “crumpled” mustache coarse texture. Furthermore, this cat has large ears that are very wide at the base and tapering towards the rounded tips.
These features create an impression of “elfin” facial. However, facial appearance can be deceiving because the body Devon Rex cats, though slender, really tight, hard and muscular! Broad chest, combined with slender legs – they last longer than the front – gives the impression that the bowlegged, like a cat’s “Bulldog”!
Unlike ripple Cornish rex cat fur, fur Devon Rex cat is a masterpiece work of short, soft and wrinkled billowing curls, and many of the intersections received a range of patterns and colors.
Many fans agree that curly coat Devon Rex cats are much more prominent than fur shades smokes any breed straight hair.