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A Comparison of Individual Breeds among the member organisations

Cornish rex
  ACF Cornish rex CCCA Cornish rex CFA Cornish rex FIFe Cornish rex GCCF Cornish rex NZCF Cornish rex SACC Cornish rex TICA Cornish rex WCF Cornish rex
Breed Name Cornish rex Cornish rex Cornish rex Cornish rex Cornish rex Cornish rex Cornish rex Cornish rex Cornish rex
Recognition status full full full full full full full full full
Breed code CRX     CRX 33   CRX CR  
Allowable outcrosses none
(see special notes)
none none none

Abyssinian, Asian Shorthair, British Shorthair, Burmese, Ocicat, Oriental Shorthair, Russian Blue, Siamese, Tonkinese.

In addition, American Shorthair and European Shorthair are permitted in the pedigrees of imported cats.

All other breeds are listed as non-approved.

none none American shorthair, British Shorthair, European Shorthair none
Recognised colours All patterns and colours All patterns and colours

solid colours (including smoke):
white,

blue,

black,

red,

cream,

lavender,

chocolate

shaded:
chinchilla silver,

shaded silver

tabby (classic, mackerel, spotted):
silver tabby,

red tabby,

brown tabby,

blue tabby,

cream tabby,

patched tabby (silver, brown, blue)

parti-colour:

tortoiseshell (including smoke),

calico (including dilute, smoke & van)

patched tabby & white (classic, mackerel, spotted),

tortoiseshell & white,

blue-cream & white,

lavender-cream & white),

blue-cream (including smoke)

bi-color & van bi-colour:
solid colour (black, blue, chocolate, lavender, red & cream) & white;

tabby (brown, blue, silver, chocolate, lavender, red & cream) & white;

smoke (black, blue, chocolate, lavender, red & cream) & white;

any pointed & white (including lynx point)

pointed: (including lynx point)

other rex colours:
any other colour or pattern.

Cats with no more white than a locket and/or button do not qualify for these colour classes.

Such cats shall be judged in the colour class of their basic color with no penalty for such locket and/or button.)

All patterns and colours All patterns and colours   All patterns and colours All patterns and colours All patterns and colours
Breeding restrictions        

Cornish Rex are not compatible with Devon Rex, Selkirk Rex or LaPerm.

Such matings are therefore highly undesirable.

The product of such matings will be registered on the Reference Register and cannot be considered to be variants.

They cannot be used in either Rex breeding programme and should be placed on the non-active register.

It is considered to be in the best interest of the Cornish Rex breed to keep it entirely separate from other incompatible Rex mutations.

Alll cats resulting from matings between Cornish Rex and any other rex coated breed will have no breed number and will be over-stamped 'not recommended for breeding'.

Their progeny will remain permanently on the reference register.

Any cats of Cornish Rex appearance, either Rex or normal coated, with Sphynx ancestry will be registered on the Reference Register and be over-stamped 'must not be used for Cornish Rex breeding'.

No progeny will ever be recognised or registered as Cornish Rex or Cornish Rex Variants.

All cats resulting from matings between Cornish Rex and any longhaired breed will be overstamped 'carries the longhair gene'.

Their progeny will be overstamped 'may carry the longhair gene'

  none none  
Special notes

If, as in the past, an outcross were to happen, it would be subject of an approved experimental breeding programme.