The coat to be smooth and glossy, and feel fine to the hand. It should show a natural high shine and densely cover the body, including the belly, groin, area around the front legs, and behind the ears.
The ideal coat has a unique and distinct appearance with its lustrous sheen. The hair should be very fine, dense, soft, and silky to the touch.
The coat should be as long as possible, but combined with density, and is to be fine and silky in texture.
The coat on a Rex should be wavy, with a tight series of curls across the body. The coat should be dense but as curly as possible, with no straight sections or untextured hairs. Whiskers to be well-curled.
The coat on a Texel should be as long and as curly as possible, with an even length and curl across the entire coat. The coat should be ringletted but fluffy, with no straight sections or protruding tufts. Whiskers to be long and curled.
Tailless gene mice have anywhere from a partial tweaked tail to no tail.