The Cornish rex is a medium size cat with short coat and slender build. This breed DOES NOT SHED. A typical cat has three types of hair coat while the rex only has two. The Cornish rex lacks the guard hairs giving it not only an incredible soft feeling but also non shedding. The personality of the Rex is like nothing you will ever experience. They are a SUPER fun and affectionate cat that will make a great addition to any family.