These 'Sheep Cats' Are All Over Social Media And We Are In Love

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So so so cute. 

Has spring season sprung allergies?

Well then, these adorable Selkirk Rexes - AKA 'Sheep Cats' - will cure your sniffles away.

Don't you just love them?!

Sheep cats are a new cat breed founded by Montana breeder Jeri Newman after he bred a Persian with an unknown curly-haired cat at an animal shelter. 

Take a look: 

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Now, all Selkirk Rexes are descended from Newman's original cat, named Miss DePesto.

According to The Cat Fanciers' Association, having a sheep cat takes a lot of work.

"This breed is not for the uptight organized pet owner. These cats' humans must be prepared to take all kinds of hair jokes such as: 'The cat with the bad hair day,'" the website explains.

If doesn’t brighten your day, then we don’t know what will. 

Image: Instagram / @gina_and_genetto


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Written By Izzy Cuyuca