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German Rex

As the name recommends, this type of feline started in Germany. It bears a striking similarity to the celebrated British Cornish Rex. Be that as it may, the German Rex isn't pretty much as mainstream as the Cornish Rex. 

Actual Characteristics 

It is medium-sized feline with long, slim legs and a round face. Albeit solid, it is heavier than the Cornish Rex. The German Rex is additionally honored with all around created cheeks, huge ears, and tender, ready eyes. Its stubbles, in the interim, have a slight twist and its nose displays a little break. 

The most astounding component of the German Rex, in any case, is its short, velvety coat with amazingly short awn hairs. In contrast to the Cornish Rex, the awn hairs are thicker than the hair in the undercoat, which makes the feline look woollier. 

Character and Temperament 

This is an agreeable, exuberant feline that will light up your day. It coexists well with everybody, including youngsters and other family. Dynamic and perky, it tends to be instructed to mess around, for example, get. Indeed, the German Rex is so astute it tends to be instructed to perform gymnastic stunts on sign. 

In spite of the fact that dynamic, this variety has enormous tolerance and is amazingly steadfast. At the point when not playing with its proprietor, it appreciates resting and being petted.. 


The short-haired German Rex doesn't need a lot preparing. Notwithstanding consistently analyzing its ears and eyes for diseases, requires just a week after week brushing with a fiber or fine brush to smooth its hair. 

Since German Rex felines need adequate hair to assimilate oil emissions, they effectively oily and should be washed often. Enclosing the feline by a towel following washing will make it simpler to dry its hair. 

History and Background 

The historical backdrop of this feline can be followed to Germany during the 1940s (some contend 1946, while others say 1947 or 1948). Notwithstanding, it was not paid attention to by most raisers until 1951, following the disclosure of the Cornish Rex Cat in 1950. 

As per specialists, the primary German Rex was a female wild, dark hued feline found soon after the finish of World War II. Dr. R. Scheuer-Karpin protected her after she saw her meandering the nurseries of the Hufeland Hospital among the remnants of war-torn East Berlin, and named her Lammchen (Lambkin). Lammchen had the very wavy-haired quality that is predominant in Cornish Rex felines and created numerous litters throughout the long term. In 1957, she was crossed with one of her kids. The primary litter of German Rex little cats showed up because of this mating. 

As the years passed, more German Rex felines showed up. In 1960, two female Rex felines, Marigold and Jet, set out on another experience when they wound up shipped to the United States. A dark male named Christopher Columbus emulated their example. These felines established the framework of the Rex breed in America. 

Until 1979, the Cat Fanciers' Association just perceived felines which came about because of a joining between the Cornish and the German Rex felines. As they took after one another, it was common that one variety would dominate the other. 

The Cornish Rex kept on catching public interest, while the German Rex partook in shows in its local land as late as the '80s. Nonetheless, less German Rex felines exist today. 

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