Ural Rex Shorthair

Life expectancy

14 years




5 kg

Coat texture

undercoat / silky / curly / dense / short / wavy

Coat color

white and red, white and creme, the ground color is always white, face and tail in another color

Common illnesses

high risk of inbreeding

Food expenses per month in €

about € 48

Suitable for children

Rather yes

Compatible with other animals

Rather not

First cat suitable

Rather yes

Needs a balcony

Rather not

Needs to go free

Rather not




Needs much attention

Care and grooming

Low grooming effort


intelligent / playful / social / attached / eager to learn / social / focused on humans / relaxed

Common illnesses

high risk of inbreeding

Place of origin


Short description

Characteristic for the Ural Rex Shorthair is her curly coat. She is human-oriented and very social. Keeping other cats besides her is recommended, because she needs a lot of attention and devotion. She is constantly on a hunt for cuddles and also demands mental challenges.

This information is indicative and adheres to the breed standard. Each animal is an individual and has a personal character, as well as its own needs. Thus, a breed is not a guarantee of certain behaviors, etc.