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Selkirk Rex

The Selkirk Rex is distinct from all other Rex breeds. Unlike the Devon Rex and Cornish Rex, the hair is of normal length and not partly missing. There are longhair and shorthair varieties. It differs from the LaPerm in that the Selkirk Rex coat is plusher and thicker. While the LaPerm gene is a simple dominant, the Selkirk gene (Se) acts as an incomplete dominant; incompletely dominant, allele pairs produce three possible genotypes and phenotypes: heterozygous cats (Sese) may have a fuller coat that is preferred in the show ring, while homozygous cats (SeSe) may have a tighter curl and less coat volume. The Selkirk Rex originated in Montana, USA in 1987, with a litter born to a rescued cat. The only unusually coated kitten in the litter was ultimately placed with breeder, Jeri Newman, who named her Miss DiPesto (after a curly-haired character in the TV series Moonlighting played by Allyce Beasley). This foundation cat was bred to a black Persian male, producing three Selkirk Rex and t

12 Things Cats Hate the Most

If you're a cat lover, then, you know, the cats are oversensitive creatures, but not exactly in the way you may think. Sometimes their behavior is just misunderstood. In this video, we'll discuss the top 12 things cats hate. But you should avoid Number 1 High pitched sounds while cats hear low pitched noises about just as well as we do, they can pick up high pitched sounds much better than humans. Their range goes even beyond that of dogs. High pitched noises The cats come in ways you would not expect. Ambulance sirens, loud music, hair dryers, vacuum cleaners or even your phone's ringtone are some of the high pitched sounds that cats hate. This is another reason that we should never shout at our kitties, as this only causes stress and anxiety. Number 2  low temperatures. Cats like temperatures of 20 degrees higher than humans. Ideal temperature. In fact, a cat's coat isn't made to protect them from low temperatures. On the contrary, their coat protects their delic