happy National Trivia Day! test your knowledge of the Devon Rex breed:

question: how did the Devon Rex cat breed come about?
A: from cross-breeding a hairless cat with a longhaired cat
B: they were developed via cloning
C: they are a natural genetic mutation
D: they are related to the Cornish Rex breed

if you guessed C, you are correct! a curly-coated kitten was discovered in the Devonshire region of England in 1960. after attempting to breed this kitten with Cornish Rex cats, it was discovered that an unrelated gene mutation was responsible for the unique wavy coat of the Devon Rex.

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