Warning

There is a fast-spreading pedigree kitten scam doing the rounds. Scamsters are using the name and cattery name of registered breeders, creating credible-looking email addresses and are marketing kittens at exorbitant prices and even more exorbitant shipping fees. Of course the kittens do not exist and once payment has been received, the ‘breeder’ vanishes and the number no longer works. Some complainants have mentioned "West Africa/French accents" when they did, in early phases of the buying process, spoken to these fraudulent "breeders".
We urge you to please do due diligence and confirm email addresses and telephone numbers of breeders with the 3 South African cat registration bodies before responding to any adverts. If what is seen in an advert or email differs from what the registration bodies’ supply, BE AWARE! All reputable breeders would have to be registered with at least one of these bodies. Also see http://www.kittycat.co.za/warning-kitten-scams/

Selkirk Rex Breeders

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The Selkirk Rex is a breed of cat with highly curled hair, including the whiskers (vibrissae).

It is distinct from all other Rex breeds. Unlike the Devon Rex and Cornish Rex, the hair is of normal length and not partly missing, and there are longhair and shorthair varieties. It differs from the LaPerm in that its coat is more plush and thick and although both have dominant Rex genes they behave in different ways. The breed has been developed in two coat lengths, long and short (medium). It is a large and solidly built breed, similar to a British Shorthair. The coat is very soft and has a woolly look and feel with loose, unstructured curls.

Selkirk Rex are playful and kitten-like well into adulthood. They have a lot of the laid-back, reserved qualities of the British Shorthair, the cuddly nature of the Persian, and the playfulness of the Exotic Shorthair. They are very patient, tolerant, and loving.

Cattery

Contact Name

Contact No

Website

Kittens Available

Purrfectness Anne-Louise Bredenkamp 078 099 4627    

Silkenclaw

Grant Leih

084 584 8922

www.silkenclaw.co.za

 

This listing is free of charge for SACC breeders that renewed their membership fee. Any queries to this listing must be made to the Registrar at sacatreg@iafrica.com or 011 6167017. For any additional breed listings and linking to cattery websites, please contact the Registrar.

Breed information from Wikipedia.org under Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

Registrar's Office

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  011 616 7017
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