Selkirk Rex Cats: 10 Fascinating Facts


Selkirk Rex cats are a relatively new breed of cat, first discovered in Montana in 1987. 


Selkirk Rex cats are thought to have originated from a spontaneous mutation in a long-haired domestic cat. 


Selkirk Rex cats have short, curly fur that is soft to the touch. They come in a variety of colors and patterns, including solid, bicolor, and tabby.

Famous For

Selkirk Rex cats are known for their playful and affectionate personalities. They are also very intelligent and easy to train.


Selkirk Rex cats are considered to be hypoallergenic, which means that they produce less of the Fel d1 protein that is responsible for cat allergies. 


The cost of a Selkirk Rex cat varies. However, you can expect to pay anywhere from $1,000 to $3,000 for a Selkirk Rex kitten.

WhereTo Buy

Selkirk Rex cats are not as common as other breeds of cats, so you may have to do some research to find a breeder. 


 Selkirk Rex cats are relatively low-maintenance, but they do require regular grooming. 


Selkirk Rex cats are generally prone to some health conditions than other breeds.


Selkirk Rex cats are a unique and charming breed that make great companions.

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