Originally from Cornwall where it takes its name from, it has an egg-shaped head, a very thin body and short hair, they are also very soft. Moulting is almost non-existent and brushing occasionally is enough. Bright, lively and very playful, he is always cheerful and sociable with other cats. He hates loneliness and makes a good companion. He prefers to live in an apartment, especially since he is chilly! Very popular in the United States, the Cornish Rex has a phenomenal appetite and females are very fertile: expect to receive kittens!