Devonshire Rex Cat (Devon)
Facts about Devonshire Rex Cats, "Scientific name for Devonshire Rex Cat is Felis Catus". The "Devonshire Rex Cat"(Devon) it's also called and as the Pixie of the Cat Fancy. The Devonshire Rex Cat has bigger ears on an elfin face with large eyes (somewhat impish). This unique combination points at a mad-cap personality – a cross between a cat and a dog or a monkey. It shows a relaxed and social attitude that is rarely seen in cats. The Devonshire Rex Cat is silly in both its appearance and antics. Devonshire Rex Cat is interested in almost everything around them. The Devonshire Rex Cat has a playful nature and learns tricks easily. It is also responsive to certain common human commands once they are acquainted with the sounds. The Devonshire Rex Cat likes to play hide and seek, fetching and tagging.
The Devonshire Rex Cat has long skinny neck, a face that looks like a mix of cat and dog. The fur can range from wildly curly to soft and silky.
Other characteristics that make Devonshire Rex Cats unique, are its intensely loyal behavior, human friendly attitude and dog-like actions. The Devonshire Rex Cat likes to roam near to its owner. It eats, sleeps and takes occasional rests with its owner. Devonshire Rex Cat becomes habituated with the daily routine for its food, poo and sleep.
Children and Devonshire Rex Cats are tireless playmates and they can be your best friend. The Devonshire Rex Cat likes to stay close to the owner’s body. It sits on his feet and jumps on his lap.
Because of their highly engaging social behavior, Devonshire Rex Cat finds it difficult to live without companionship for long periods. The Devonshire Rex Cat don’t discriminate among the kind of companion they are having. The Devonshire Rex Cat takes a little time to know their opponent and show an undivided friendship towards humans, cats, dogs, occasional birds and rabbits afterwards.
Devonshire Rex Cats are food hunters. Keep anything uncovered for a minute, next time you see it, it’s in your Devonshire Rex Cat mouth. With a little effort, this disadvantage can be used in either way. The Devonshire Rex Cat can help you finish all leftover food if fed in small installments. The scientific name for cat "Felis Catus". The fear of cats "Ailurophobia".
Devonshire Rex Cat Facts
The fear of cats "Ailurophobia". There are over 500 million domestic cats in the world and 88 million in the United States Approximately 40,000 people are bitten by cats in the U.S. annually.
Devonshire Rex Cats have an average weight around 8.7 to 11 pounds (3.9 to 5 kg). Devonshire Rex Cats have very sharp hearing and their sense of smell is fantastic.
Devonshire Rex Cats average life span is around 12 to 15 years. The reason why Devonshire Rex Cats can squeeze through very small spaces is that they have no collarbone and free-floating clavicle bones that their shoulders are attach to their forelimbs, that's why a Devonshire Rex Cat can fit through a hole the same size as its head and they use their whiskers to determine if they can fit through the space.
Devonshire Rex Cats can see at levels of light six time lower than a human, this is why Devonshire Rex Cats can catch mice so easily at night. Devonshire Rex Cats outer ear uses 32 muscles to control it, and a human has only 6 muscles in its ear and a Devonshire Rex Cat can move its ears 180 degrees. A Devonshire Rex Cat can move their ears independently.
The cat's hairball is called a "bezoar" (meaning a concretion or calculus found in the intestines or stomach of certain animals, in particular ruminants, formerly alleged to be an effective cure for poison). A Devonshire Rex Cat can climb up a tree well but can not climb head first down a tree, because all the claws on a cat’s paw points the same direction, to get down from a tree, a Devonshire Rex Cat has to back down. A Devonshire Rex Cat can run at a top speed of about 30 mph (48.2 km) over a short distance.
The average Devonshire Rex Cat temperature of a cat is 101.5 °F. The Devonshire Rex Cats heart beats at 110 to 140 a minute, that is almost twice as fast as a human heart. A Devonshire Rex Cats has 30 teeth while a kittens has about 26 teeth that they will lose at about 6 months of age. A Devonshire Rex Cat has the ability to jump up to six times its length.
A Devonshire Rex Cat rubs against a person to not only to be affectionate but also to mark out its territory. A Devonshire Rex Cat does not like water because its fur is not insulate it well when it gets wet. A Devonshire Rex Cat averages about 12 whiskers on both side of its face. A Devonshire Rex Cats jaw can not move sideways, there for a cat can not chew large pieces of food. A Devonshire Rex Cats back is highly flexible because of its 53 loosely fitting vertebrae. The body of a Devonshire Rex Cat has 230 bones. While a human body has 206. Compared to a humans who only have 34.
A female Cat is called a "queen or molly", male cat is called a "tom" and the name "clowder" is called a group and young or baby cats are called kittens.
Devonshire Rex Cats on average sleep 13 to 14 hours a day and when they are awake, the spend a lot of time licking themselves to keep themselves clean. Devonshire Rex Cats help control rodents like small rats and mice where they live such as farm homes, warehouse their houses ect.