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  • Hi Nicole,

     

    I fell in love with the devon rex cat after meeting one my boyfriends mum owned, the attitude on her was the most character I had ever seen in any type of cat before, the way she followed her owner around the house and her every movement was determined by what her owner was doing was absolutely gorgeous,

    I am now lucky enough to have a deposit on a devon rex kitten to bring home on 10th May ... I cannot wait.

  • When our last cat died (a persian) we (or more...me!) went searching for a new familymember that would fit in our home since our youngest daughter was allergic to cats. As we were used to longhaired cats we first went looking for a Siberian, but our daughter was very allergic to them. I went on searching and found the rexes. We visited a cornish and a devon/sphynx breeder and I fell head over heals for the devon rex. As I always was very interested in cats and finding out more about the devon, the wish to breed them came quickly, so our search for a devon queen began....that became our UK import Donna, who is with us for over 4 years now. I can't imagine life without Devons anymore!
    Luckily our daughter grew over her allergy and we are now allowed to even have out-crosses in our household!

    The first devon I met was from an old friend about 13 years ago, she had a black tabby girl and I was very impressed by her soft and curly coat. I now remember she was a very well typed girl, with a typical devillish look http://www.bkserv.net/images/Grin.gif, unfortunately she was also very scared, so at that time I didn't liked the devon very much, now I know better....Devons are the best, with the greatest personality ever!
    I just love them...http://i925.photobucket.com/albums/ad93/ucsycybersmiley/8.gif
  • Hi Nicole,

    My business partner had a Devon Rex and when we started our business we spent long hours at her home.  Her husband had cat allergies and had found this wonderful breed, the Devon Rex which they told me a bit about.  After cat sitting for a week and totally enjoying Mikey's time with us, we decided we just had to get a Devon Rex too!  My daughter Sophie asked Santa Claus to bring her a kitten and, voila!  Santa Claus, via a wonderful 'elf' at Blairshire Cattery in Pakenham, brought us a wonderful kitten who has become a much loved and entertaining member of our family.  My daughter wants me to say that she is also sooooooo funny and friendly too!

    We used to have Siamese cats when I was young and I remember them as not really engaging with people much.  Devons are so social (Eliza's very lovey-dovey) and, oh my goodness, talk about character!!  We love her to pieces.

  • I must admit to not "liking" devons when I first saw them & then for some reason or other a lady posted a pic of the sweetest little black smoke girl & I fell in love.  I didn't know about their amazing personality or the quirky ways, I just thought this girl was special.  Once I became a slave to the breed I can't life without at least one.
  • Smile.gifI got to know about Devon's through an american friend who adored the breed and all their wonderful loving ways.  I was lucky enough to find a fantastic Devon breeder close to where I live.  When I visited Emma one of her queen's had recenty given birth to a litter of 4 kittens.  That is how Archie can to live with me.  He is a bundle of naughtieness but so loving.  He is a red and white boy with such a fantastic personality. He follows me everywhere and likes nothing better than to cuddle up to me.  As he got older he started to torment my other non devon girls so I decided to get him a devon playmate, that is how Milo joined the family.  He is a brown burmese boy. His temperament is totally different to Archie, he is so loving,  all the girls adored him from the first day he came here and he and Archie are the best of friends, cuddling up together and playing.  Where one is the other is not far behind.  I attached a picture of my boys.  I never want to be without a devon here now. They are the best breed of cats.
  • I had always considered myself a dog person, but when we moved into our home with a small backyard 6 years ago it really wasn't suitable for dogs (I would want 2 to keep each other company, don't believe in keeping single animals).  With the thought 'if only there were cats that were more like dogs', I did some googling and came across the Devon Rex.  The pictures of these unusual cats and descriptions of their playful, sociable temperament convinced me to seek out a breeder.  As soon as I met my two boys, I did a complete about-face, from a dog person to a devon person!  Even my husband, who had no interest in cats at all, fell in love at first sight of Basil, who was completely bald with huge ears and a wrinkly face - not at all what he had been expecting!  We can't imagine life without them now and love them to bits.
  • Shirley, they are so dog like, arent they?

    One of our naughty monkies was running off with my sons toys in her mouth last night....so funny to watch.



    Shirley Lines said:
    I had always considered myself a dog person, but when we moved into our home with a small backyard 6 years ago it really wasn't suitable for dogs (I would want 2 to keep each other company, don't believe in keeping single animals).  With the thought 'if only there were cats that were more like dogs', I did some googling and came across the Devon Rex.  The pictures of these unusual cats and descriptions of their playful, sociable temperament convinced me to seek out a breeder.  As soon as I met my two boys, I did a complete about-face, from a dog person to a devon person!  Even my husband, who had no interest in cats at all, fell in love at first sight of Basil, who was completely bald with huge ears and a wrinkly face - not at all what he had been expecting!  We can't imagine life without them now and love them to bits.
  • They can be so different, can't they Jean.
    Both of your boys are lovely - it's great that they get on so well.



    jean murgatroyd said:
    Smile.gifI got to know about Devon's through an american friend who adored the breed and all their wonderful loving ways.  I was lucky enough to find a fantastic Devon breeder close to where I live.  When I visited Emma one of her queen's had recenty given birth to a litter of 4 kittens.  That is how Archie can to live with me.  He is a bundle of naughtieness but so loving.  He is a red and white boy with such a fantastic personality. He follows me everywhere and likes nothing better than to cuddle up to me.  As he got older he started to torment my other non devon girls so I decided to get him a devon playmate, that is how Milo joined the family.  He is a brown burmese boy. His temperament is totally different to Archie, he is so loving,  all the girls adored him from the first day he came here and he and Archie are the best of friends, cuddling up together and playing.  Where one is the other is not far behind.  I attached a picture of my boys.  I never want to be without a devon here now. They are the best breed of cats.
  • Oh Genevieve, that is so sad about Tommy and Romeo. It must have been such a sad time for you.
    Congratulations on adopting one of Wendy's babies...you must post some pics of her.


    Genevieve Carroll said:
    Within 1 week we lost both of out cats. Tommy died of cancer just two days after diagnosis and then Romeo at 13 years of age died from an accident. I was devastated and they left a bug hole in my heart.  Romeo was a sick kitten when I rescued him from a friend as a teenager, and I nursed him back to health, so I was very attached. He was fluffy and white, and would leave huge white chunks of fluff all over the carpet (freshly vacuumed!) so I googled "non shedding cats" and found out about the two Rex breeds. I did my research and found that Devonshire are affectionate, cuddly monkeys and I couldn't resist. I found my Athaliah Eleanor Rose (blue and white) and put a deposit on her. I got her from nahren Devons in Vic Australia. She's beautiful and ever the nutter! Best part is she doesn't mess up the carpet haha
  • Linda, how great that Santa Claus had a Devon in his sack for Sophie! :-)
    I adopted my first Devon due to allergies as well. I have built up a pretty good resistance to cats now but new additions to the house do set me back a little. As do kittens!
    Devon's have so much character, I agree.



    Linda said:

    Hi Nicole,

    My business partner had a Devon Rex and when we started our business we spent long hours at her home.  Her husband had cat allergies and had found this wonderful breed, the Devon Rex which they told me a bit about.  After cat sitting for a week and totally enjoying Mikey's time with us, we decided we just had to get a Devon Rex too!  My daughter Sophie asked Santa Claus to bring her a kitten and, voila!  Santa Claus, via a wonderful 'elf' at Blairshire Cattery in Pakenham, brought us a wonderful kitten who has become a much loved and entertaining member of our family.  My daughter wants me to say that she is also sooooooo funny and friendly too!

    We used to have Siamese cats when I was young and I remember them as not really engaging with people much.  Devons are so social (Eliza's very lovey-dovey) and, oh my goodness, talk about character!!  We love her to pieces.

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