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The Cornish Rex Cat, originally from Cornwall, England, is a medium sized, short coated cat breed that has become quite popular among cat fans around the world. Cornish Rex Cat owners have really enjoyed their time with this feline companion and noted that they are energetic, curious, and smart. Their personality and demeanor is what makes most owners incredibly happy to have them in their homes for their entire lifespan of 12 years! Please continue to read on to see more about the characteristics of the Cornish Rex Cat breed and what the requirements are for owning one!
The Cornish Rex Cat has been known for its medium size and this has been a deciding factor for many owners of this breed. Its build is best described as acrobatic, long, and sleek. While weighing between 8 lbs to 15 lbs the Cornish Rex Cat breed might be just what you are looking for. The Cornish Rex Cat has a heritage with depth. The breeding of its pedigree has led to a fur coat (or lack-there-of) that is commonly described as curly, fine, and soft. This is one of the most popular cat breeds because of its color scheme. The Cornish Rex Cat breed is often found in black, blue, brown, cream, yellow, and red. Most Cornish Rex Cats have a short length tail, which helps compliment their overall body structure. This is another breed that has rather small sized eyes, but this is not the most predominate feature of the Cornish Rex Cat breed; because it has so many other qualities that draw one’s attention.
The Cornish Rex Cat is known for how well it can adapt to new environments. They are always positive about a new place to explore! This cat breed requires no time to make new human friends. It will easily warm up to them after a brief introduction. The Cornish Rex Cat breed is very social and loves to interact with people. They make a great addition to any household that is wanting a feline companion! Much like the dogs! So much so, that it could be said that the cat sees the dogs as family! Owners beware that the amount of affection that this cat demands can be overwhelming. The Cornish Rex Cat is very affectionate! This cat breed loves to play so much that it will often wake its owner up, at the start of each day, for playtime. Energy is not a problem for the Cornish Rex Cat. At times it can appear to have an endless amount! This cat develops habits and routines, and can also be trained because they are highly intelligent.
Grooming the Cornish Rex Cat can be done with a little time spent every few months brushing, bathing, and trimming. This is all that is required from the owners for the Cornish Rex Cat breeds to stay presentable. While this cat does shed, it is very moderate. Most owners will only notice the shedding if they do not clean their home regularly. Owners have stated that this cat is prone to health problems. This is a cat breed that requires extra attention as it gets older. Health issues are common among domesticated animals. This cat breed may be susceptible to Diarrhea, Feline Lower Urinary Tract Disease, and Vomiting. The Cornish Rex Cat breed is hypoallergenic and will most likely not cause a reaction in those who have cat allergies. After the initial purchase price that ranges between $200 and $650, owners should expect to pay around $1000 annually for the Cornish Rex Cat’s needs.
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