Urals Rex Cat Breed Information

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Urals Rex Cat Breed Introduction

Urals Rex Cat Picture

Russian type found in the middle Urals region since the Second World War.

Urals Rex Behavior/Personality

Similar to other Rex breeds.

Urals Rex Breed Standard/Physical Description

The Urals Rex is not a large cat and has a wavy coat of short or medium length, body is strong and muscular. (Gene causing coat is not that for Cornish, relationship with Devon Rex unknown). Head is equilateral triangle shaped with rounded lines. Tail may have a tufted tip. Semi-longhairs have a looser coat, but are less popular.

Urals Rex History

Perhaps the oldest established Rex variety (as opposed to breed) is a curly coated Russian variety which has been found in the middle Urals region since the Second World War.

Other tales tell of invaders that nipped the tails from the cats as a sort of victory symbol and of queens that habitually bit the tails from their offspring.

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