Cornish Rex Friends

Cornish Rex Friends

Dedicated to Rescuing Cornish Rex in Need

January 29, 2016: Irwin & Mogo have been adopted!

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Cornish Rex Friends was formed by a group of friends working together for rescue and protection of the Cornish Rex breed. The founding group consists of responsible breeders, exhibitors and pet owners that have united to work together for the Cornish Rex breed.

We aim to:

  • Share information and giving assistance with the care of rescued Cornish Rex cats.
  • Share information on food, care and medical treatment.
  • Help with caring for abused Cornish Rex cats.
  • Work as partners with animal shelters and government rescue organizations.

We welcome those with sincere interest in working together as a group to coordinate Cornish Rex cat rescue efforts including placement and fostering. We welcome those interested in providing secure and loving foster homes and those interested in providing secure loving permanent homes.

This group is not an extension of any other Cornish Rex cat organization. We are dedicated to the health, welfare and protection of the Cornish Rex cat breed. We have volunteers nationwide and are based in Southern and Central California.

You are invited to join our Yahoo! Groups lists, please see the links at the bottom of this page. Also, please visit us on

Cornish Rex Friends is a 501(c)(3) public charity; donations may be tax deductible. If you'd like to make a donation via PayPal, our address is For donations via check, please email us.


ADOPTED! Irwin & Mogo,  Minneapolis, MN (updated January 29, 2015)

Irwin the Cornish RexMogo the Cornish RexIrwin and Mogo are a bonded pair of neutered boys whom turned five years old on December 11.  They came into our rescue due to a new baby in their family. 

Irwin, the seal point, has expressive blue eyes.   Mogo, the black smoke,  is the more sensitive one.   He will need more time to adapt to his new family.   Once he trusts you he follows you around like a dog and wants to be near all the time.  They both like to be pet and sit near you but not on you.  Mogo is more talkative than Irwin but neither of them is very loud.

Irwin the Cornish RexThey both love high places and love to explore every nook and cranny.   They like enclosed beds like the clam. They are leash trained.  Both of them know their names and will come when you call. They also know commands like get down. They both are good at opening doors and like to drink from the faucet.  They have their claws and use a scratching post and not the furniture.

As Mogo was sensitive to the increased activity and noise in the home due to the baby, the best match for them would be a calm home without small children.  They are good with other easy-going cats.  They'd probably do well with a cat-friendly dog after a proper introduction.

They are both in good health and have great litter box habits.  Both boys have "suede" coats which require little grooming.  They both tolerate ear cleanings and having their nails clipped.  We will give first preference to homes within driving distance of the Twin Cities.  We are open to them traveling further for the ideal home. 

For more information, please submit an adoption application or email Lisa.

To be added to our general interest list for future rescues, submit an adoption application.

We have two Yahoo! Groups, CornishRexFriends, our rescue-focused list; CornishRxBC, our everything else list: stories, pictures, health and behavior discussions, litter announcements, etc.