Devon Rex typically weigh between 5 to 10 pounds, and has an average lifespan of 9 to 15 years. This is a smart, playful, outgoing cat with a moderate activity level. He’s not in constant motion, but he does like to learn tricks and play fetch. They are known for their short, wavy coat, and large ears set low on the head. You are likely to find your Devon Rex playfully perching on your shoulder, or spending time with their family.
Common Health Conditions
- Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy is a heart muscle disease that can be an inherited condition in the Devon Rex or caused by other diseases.
- This breed can be affected by skin diseases, especially allergies (which cause itchy skin and often lead to pyoderma) and seborrhea.
- Hip dysplasia, an abnormal formation of hips, is most commonly seen in dogs, but it can also occur in some cats’ breeds, including Devon Rex’s.