The Cornish Rex is the oldest of the three Rex cats breeds, originating c 1950 as a spontaneous mutation in a litter of barn cats. with its arched back, long legs, barrel chest and tucked in waist, the Cornish Rex is said to be the cats' counterpart to the Whippet dog. Cornish Rexes are perfect pets for the person who wants an active cat that is affectionate and playful.
Body: Medium build, long, slender legs and well muscled hips and rump.
Coat: Short and wavy, in a wide array of solid, shaded, tabby, bi-coloured, parti-coloured and pointed patterns
Extra: Their fine textured wavy coat is thought by some to make them hypoallergenic