Cornish Rex basic information
Body & Legs
Body hard and muscular, slender and of medium length. Legs long and straight, giving an overall appearance of being high on the legs. Feel small and oval.
Long, fine and tapering, well-covered with curly hair.
Head & Ears
Medium wedge; head length about 1/3 greater than the maximum width, narrowing to a strong chin. In profile ' a straight line is seen from the centre of the forehead to the end of the nose. Ears large, set high on the head, wide at the base. Tapering to rounded tips and well-covered with fine hair.
Almond-shaped, medium in size. Colour pure, clear and bright; all colours allowed.
Coat Short, thick and plushy, without guard hairs; curly or wavy, particularly on the back and tail. The whiskers ~ and eyebrows crinkled and of good length. All colours and patterns are recognised, with or without white; any amount of white allowed.
Nose Leather & Paw Pads
In keeping with coat colour.