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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

Top 100 Most Popular Male Cat Names

 Top 100 Most Popular Male Cat Names Oliver Leo Milo Charlie Simba Max Jack Loki Tiger Jasper Ollie Oscar George Buddy Toby Smokey Finn Felix Simon Shadow Louie Salem Binx Dexter Gus Oreo Henry Winston Tigger Kitty Gizmo Apollo Theo Rocky Sam Sammy Jax Teddy Sebastian Bandit Boots Thor Bear Zeus Chester Prince Pumpkin Tucker Cooper Blue Ziggy Frankie Frank Romeo Cosmo Archie Lucky Benny Joey Kevin Midnight Merlin Casper Tom Ash Goose Murphy Bob Boo Moose Jackson Marley Calvin Garfield Bruce Ozzy Maverick Thomas Tommy Mac Bubba Fred Sunny Pepper Peanut Louis Otis Hunter Buster Walter Mickey Percy Harley Clyde Mango Bentley Jinx Hobbes Bean Bagheera Top 100 Most Popular Female Cat Names Luna Bella Lucy Kitty Lily Nala Chloe Cleo Stella Sophie Daisy Lola Willow Mia Gracie Callie Olive Molly Cali Kiki Ellie Princess Penny Pepper Lilly Zoey Rosie Coco Phoebe Piper Pumpkin Maggie Zoe Millie Minnie Lulu Hazel Ginger Shadow Baby Penelope Boo Ruby Mittens Izzy Belle Sadie Angel Charlie Athena S