Cornish Rex

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Our collection of Cornish Rex images features champions and best of breed. Whether you are a specialist looking for stock images of breed examples, a designer looking for a striking picture, or you're simply a Cornish Rex fan, we're confident we'll have the image you're looking for.

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Cornish Rex overview

Developed from a curly-coated cat born in Cornwall in 1950.
Championship status. Very lively and friendly, with a fairly quiet voice. Needs virtually no grooming.


United Kingdom

Breed number/code

No 33 (GCCF) / CRX (FIFe)

Biological data

Long and elegant, with long legs and tail.
Hair quality
Short and plushy with no guard hairs. The hair has a distinct wave, including curly eyebrows and whiskers.
Any colour 
Eye colours
Any colour

Any (colour and pattern are irrelevant in this breed).

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Cornish Rex – Breed standard

The below links are external

Cornish Rex references and further reading

Cornish Rex Breed Council

Rex Cat Association
Rex Cat Club

Please get in touch

If you are an animal photographer, an expert on Cornish Rex cats or a breeder, we would love to hear from you. We strive to have all the latest, most helpful and accurate information on our website, but nobody is perfect, so we do ask for your feedback if we can improve our website.

Please get in touch 
Associations and Specialists – We are happy to link to your Cornish Rex association or specialist area, all we ask is for you to return the favour.
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Breeders – We work with many great cat photographers such as Helmi Flick, Alan Robinson and Tetsu Yamazaki and we'd love to build our contact list of leading breeders. Who knows when you might get a call. Please email us your details.

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Cornish Rex cat photo by Sally Anne Thompson Animal Photography
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© Animal Photography, Sally Anne Thompson