Selkirk Rex,
Highlander und Britisch Kurzhaar Katzen

Selkirk Rex

 
 
SELKIRK REX is a new breed of cat. It was originally discovered in the United States.
Thanks to their peculiar curled hair, they look like a soft teddy bear. Their appearance is quite unique, which is most noticeable among curly-haired breeds. They are a real spectacle.
 
 
 Selkirk Rex Bel Ami
 
   
 
They are very kind, and enjoy being around humans. They make obedient, calm and very good family members.
 
BUILD - medium sized, solidly built, strong musculature
 
EYES - round, wide-set.
 
EARS - medium sized, pointed and wide-set.
 
 
 
Selkirk rex Jojo 
 
 
TAIL - thick, rounded, tapering towards the end.
 
 
COAT - thick, with loose curls or straight hair. Each strand of hair is curled, which is caused by a dominant gene.
The cat’s coat should be combed not more than once per week, with special care for the curled hair.
 
 
 
 
  
Their curly hair is visible immediately after birth, which later disappears and then reappears at around eight to ten month of age.
 
Selkirk rex Selkirkking
  
 
 
The mutation is dominant, therefore the animals exhibiting the phenotype can be.
 
- HETEROZYGOUS – and HOMOZYGOUS
 
HETEROZYGOUS - the kitten receives the gene responsible for curly hair from only one parent.
HETEROZYGOUS cats are more popular, because their head is rounder, their ears are smaller and their entire coat is curly.
 
 
 
 
 
 Quaterback von Grigoleit from the cattery:Fair and Square
 
 
 
They can be HOMOZYGOUS - when they inherit the gene responsible for curly hair from both parents.
HOMOZYGOUS cats have a propensity to shed their coat at a young age.
Their head is triangle-shaped.
 
 
 
 
 
 of Golden Velvet
 
 
TYPES OF COAT
-CURLY SHORTHAIR
 

-CURLY LONGHAIR

 
-STRAIGHT SHORTHAIR

 
-STRAIGHT LONGHAIR
 
 
 
 
 
CURLY LONGHAIR SELKIRK REX CICA
 
 
 Quaterback von Grigoleit from the cattery:Fair and Square
 
 
 
STRAIGHT LONGHAIR SEKIRK REX CICA
 
 
 
 
 
 
CURLY SHORTHAIR
 
 
 
 
 
STRAIGHT SHORTHAIR
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Their breeding is very strictly controlled, however cross-breeding is allowed with PERSIAN, EXOTIC and BRITISH longhairs and shorthairs.
Therefore the inbreeding of Selkirk Rex is very low.
 
 
 
 
 


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