Last month we got a long desired Cornish Rex! (: We spent a lot of time choosing the breed, and chose Cornish Rex because they were described as very affectionate and social. But our kitten doesn't want to sit in lap and doesn't like being stroked. We were so excited when we got her but now we are confused. She's 5 motnhs old. Will her behavior change when she grows up?
Also the Cornish Rex is not a lap cat, it is far from that they are very high energy cats and don't stay still for long. I suggest playing with her a lot (and that means a couple of hours a day) play is also a good way to bond and socialize with her. If she is very high energy and you live in a quiet enough place I would also suggest leash training. Clicker training is also a great way to bond with her, If any of those sound like something you would like to try I suggest getting a book called "Cat Training in 10 Minutes" by Miriam Fields-Babineau.
The Cornish Rex is a very high energy breed, that is something that as oppose to other breeds doesn't change when they get older. because of the thin coat they need to keep themselves warm all the time and they do that by being extremely active, so if you want a cuddly cat you need to drain her energy with play and socialize her.
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