Origin

 

The Selkirk Rex originated in the United States. The first Selkirk Rex and it's unusually coated kitten was born to a rescued cat, which was placed with breeder.

 


Description

 

Large, dense body, similar to a British Shorthair, people-oriented breed, gets along well with other cats and cat friendly dogs, Patient and tolerant, adapts easily to most living situations

Colour White, black, red, cream, chocolate and lavender, plus various patterns and shadings.
Weight/Height Range Medium to large, with males weighing 11 to 16 pounds (5 - 7.5kg) and females weighing 6 to 12 pounds (3 - 6kg)

Personality

 

People-oriented breed, gets along well with other cats and cat friendly dogs. Patient and tolerant, mellow, sweet, playful.

Noise Medium
Compatibility with Cat Medium
Other Animal Compatibility Medium

Feeding & Grooming

 

Shedding Little

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