Devon Rex


Devon Rex Cat Breed


  • The Devon Rex is a small to medium-sized breed with a slender and muscular body.
  • They have a distinctive head shape with large ears, high cheekbones, and a short, slightly upturned nose.
  • Devon Rex cats have a curly or wavy coat that is soft and velvety to the touch. The coat can come in various colors and patterns.
  • They have large, expressive eyes that are usually wide and almond-shaped.


  • Devon Rex cats are known for their active and playful nature. They are often described as being mischievous and enjoy interactive play sessions.
  • They are intelligent and curious cats, always exploring their surroundings and seeking new adventures.
  • Devon Rex cats are typically affectionate and enjoy being in the company of their human companions. They often seek attention and are known for their willingness to cuddle.
  • They are usually good with children and other pets, making them suitable for families or multi-pet households.

Care and Health:

  • The Devon Rex's curly or wavy coat requires regular grooming to prevent matting and keep it in good condition. Gentle brushing or combing helps to remove loose hair and maintain the coat's texture.
  • They are generally a healthy breed, but like any cat, they may be prone to certain health issues. Regular veterinary check-ups are important to ensure their overall well-being.
  • Providing a balanced diet, regular exercise, and mental stimulation through playtime and interactive toys are essential for maintaining the health and happiness of Devon Rex cats.

The Devon Rex is an active and affectionate breed known for its curly coat and playful personality. Their unique appearance and engaging nature make them wonderful companions for those seeking an energetic and loving feline friend.

Devon Rex - General Information

An angry and old face is the signature look for a Devon Rex. From the many Internet memes based on this breed, you definitely get the feeling that it hates the world and there is always something irritating it. Apart from the look on its face, the Devon Rex is nothing like that. It's a loving, active, and very friendly cat breed and perfect to have as a pet.

Devon Rex - Outer Appearance

The Devon Rex breed has a very unique appearance. They're easy to identify by looking at their silly expressions, angry little faces, skinny necks, and very odd shaped heads. They also have massive ears that make their appearance... well... let's call it unique. And as for their fur, they don’t have much on their skin however what is there can be from curly to soft.

At first glance, they look like they may be at most one percent cat. Their overall size is neither very big neither not too small, but their weight can grow much more than ordinary cats - they love food. At birth, their fur is thicker however it gets lighter and lighter as the Devon Rex moves towards adulthood.

Devon Rex - Native Origin

The name of the breed comes from their place of origin. Devonshire, in England, is where this cat first began. In the middle of the nineties, a lovely lady named Miss Cox, brought a stray cay home that was pregnant. The stray cat gave birth to some kittens but their faces and other appearance were not much like cats at all. As kittens, they looked like curly haired cats but later on their long ears, skinny necks, lighter fur, and alien-like expressions showed them to be a totally different breed, the breed now known as Devon Rex. The source of these unique qualities most likely came from the father of the litter.

Devon Rex - Behavior

As most people know, dogs are very loyal. These Devon Rex cats are as loyal and as affectionate towards their owner as dogs are. Some think that the unknown father might have been a dog (but some think it was alien based on how it looks).

Overall, these are very friendly cats and are good caretakers of children. They crave love, attention and physical connection from their families. Once you adopt a Devon Rex, you will never be alone anymore. Whether you're sleeping, playing, walking, or working - that Devon Rex will be there right by your side - providing its own version of "help" whether you want it or not.

Devon Rex - Things to Watch Out For

You need to be very cautious regarding food near Devon Rex. They have a voracious appetite and are always on the lookout for food. It doesn’t matter if they found a burger, an ice cream, noodles, or simple rice; Devon Rex cats are going to lap it up. Make sure you always keep your dinner plate safe from these little thieves.

Devon Rex - Making Great Pets

If you want to have a loyal partner, then the Devon Rex is the pet you need. Cats of this breed are extremely loving and enjoy interacting with owners.


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