One of the factors behind the popularity of rex rabbits as pets, is its friendly nature. These rabbits gel well with humans and other pets. They are said to have a motherly nature and so are often found to be used as foster mothers for raising young ones of other rabbits. Their activity level can be rated as low to moderate. They are playful, and are also easy to handle. They like holding, cuddling and patting too. It is said that these rabbits are the most intelligent among the different rabbit breeds. They can also be potty trained with much ease. They are so gentle in nature that rex rabbits are considered as ideal pets for a family with kids.