German Rex


German Rex

To Shorthair breeds


The medium sized cat is muscular and athletic, without being coarse.
The legs are muscular and of medium length. The paws are oval.
The tail is of medium length and ends in a slightly rounded tip.


The medium sized head has rounded contours. The profile is curved. The cheeks are well developed.
The chin is firm.


The ears are medium sized, broad at the base with slightly rounded tips and set wide apart.


The eyes are round, medium sized and open. They are wide set.
The eye colour shall be uniform and corresponds with the coat colour.


The coat is soft and supple due to the lack of guard hairs. It is short and wavy.
Whiskers and eye brows are crinkled.

Colour varieties

The colours chocolate and cinnamon, as well as their dilution (lilac and fawn) are not recognized in
any combinations (bicolour, tricolour, tabby). The pointed pattern is also not recognized.
All other colours and patterns are recognized. Any amount of white is permitted. The description of
colours is listed in the general list of colours.


  • Bare patches are a severe fault.

Scale of points

Body 25 points
Tail 5 points
Head 15 points
Eyes 10 points
Coat texture 30 points
Coat texture 10 points
Condition 5 points