In a litter, you can tell at birth which kittens will have the curly coat – even their whiskers are curly!

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The Cat Fanciers Association says that the whiskers are brittle and may break as the cat gets older.

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The curliest fur will be found on the flanks, around the neck, and tummy. The backs of the Selkirk Rex has the least amount of burl.

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This breed does have a long and a short coat variety! The Selkirk Rex is reportedly a loving, patient, and tolerant cat! A perfect pet! Share away, people.

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