Gentle and sensual cat Selkirk Rex.

Selkirk Rex - cats that quickly become attached to people and are difficult to tolerate loneliness. The only drawback of these animals is troublesome care.

Standard breed Selkirk Rex

The breed was bred by crossing the first stray and Persian cats that came across. For the first time this species was officially registered only in 1992.

Selkirk Rex
Selkirk Rex cats do not tolerate loneliness
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The Selkirk Rex breed is a medium sized cat that has a muscular body. She has rather massive shoulders, as well as a short and powerful neck.

Different types of colors of this breed are allowed:

  • the black;
  • white;
  • redhead;
  • brown;
  • beige and others.

By standard, Selkirk Rex cats own medium-sized ears, which expand at the base. They have slightly rounded tips. The eyes of the animal are round, large and widely spaced.

The wool is slightly wavy, resembles a plush toy to the touch. These cats are owners of a thick undercoat, so during the cold season they practically do not freeze.

Character and grooming

This breed of cats is playful and loving. They prefer to always be the center of attention. Some cat owners say that these are some of the kindest and gentlest animals they have ever met.

Selkirk Rex is in most cases people oriented. They love every family member and feel bad in proud loneliness. In addition, cats always find common language with other animals that live with them on the same territory.

The care is quite complicated and requires extra time from the owner. It is very important to constantly monitor the fur of the animal. The main points of concern for the appearance of the cat:

  • regular combing and straightening of the coat (at least 2 times a week);
  • bathing an animal 1 time in 1-2 months;
  • following a healthy diet.

Feed your pet is desirable only natural food. Animals are well assimilated meat, boiled fish and vegetables. Dry food will only harm the cat, as it can cause kidney stones.

In order to learn how to properly comb and straighten the coat of your pet, it is best to contact a specialist or breeder.Only a professional will be able to show the correct technique of this manipulation, which does not harm the animal.

Selkirk - cute and gentle cats, anxiously related to their owner. These are kind and sociable animals that will find a common language with all family members, as well as with other pets of their owner.