Sphinxes (part 3)
VAN BI-COLOR: white and any other solid with white, tabby with white, tortie with white, etc. The location of color spots is limited to the head, tail and legs. On…

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Canadian Sphynx - Standard and breed status
The Canadian Sphynx is not just a cat without hair. Of course, the lack of wool is the main sign of the breed by which visitors recognize the sphinxes at…

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Hairless cats
Fans of mewing creatures do not always realize how great the variety of pets is: amazing bald cats, for example, are also divided into several breeds. Various historical sources provide…

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7 misconceptions about sphynx cats (part 1)

7 misconceptions about sphynx cats Sphynx cats are perhaps the most unusual representatives of the pet cat kingdom. They seem to be some kind of alien creatures. There are many misconceptions about them that need to be resolved. Sphinxes – Egyptian cats In mythology, the sphinx is a monster with the body of a lion and the face and chest of a woman. The most famous statue of the Great Sphinx. According to the definition of Titus Flavius, a Roman scientist and writer, the Egyptian sphinx is a symbol of strength and mind: the lion’s body denotes strength, the human face – mind. Both the power and the mind are needed by the sphinx to guard the pyramids and temples full of treasures. Contrary to the associative opinion that cats – sphinxes – come from Egypt, the Aztecs first mentioned them. Continue reading

CANADIAN SPHINX: CONTENT AND CARE

Sphinxes are quite simple to maintain and care. The opinion of people that the sphinx needs special, “greenhouse” conditions of detention is incorrect. There are several features that must be considered when keeping the sphinx. In food, sphinxes are omnivorous and have an excellent appetite, a complete lack of moods and finicky. This is due to increased metabolism due to fever and lack of hair. Sphinxes eat like dogs in a Pedigree commercial, grabbing pieces of food and swallowing it, almost without chewing. But, despite omnivorousness, it is necessary to adhere to a balanced diet. There is no need to feed the sphinx only with natural feeds or only canned feeds, a reasonable combination of both is better, and, of course, the highest quality of dry, canned and natural feeds. In my nursery I follow a certain diet: Meat (raw beef), boiled chicken, raw liver or boiled beef (about 60% of the total diet). Dry feed (companies such as Hills, Jams) 20% of the total diet. Continue reading

Hypoallergenic Cat Breeds

If you want to have a four-legged meowing pet in the house, the future owner sometimes raises the question: “What if you want to get a cat, but is allergic in the house?” In this case, it is advised to have a hypoallergenic cat. Many people have heard that there are non-allergenic cats. That is, these are animals whose allergy cannot occur on the coat. Let’s figure it out. The hair and secretions of any cat contain Fel D1 protein, which is responsible for allergies in humans. Even the so-called bald cats have a protein on the skin, as in the saliva of an animal. Another thing is that some representatives of cats in the fur have Fel D1 protein very little, it is these tetrapods that are called hypoallergenic cats. It is important to know that cats that are completely non-allergic do not exist. Choosing a breed for yourself, you should carefully familiarize yourself with the characteristics of the animal, its parameters. We are interested in maintaining health, so in the description of the cat we are looking for the word “hypoallergenic”. Continue reading

Cleaning
For cleaning, take cotton buds. The procedure for cleaning the auricle must be done carefully, without penetrating too deep, so as not to damage the inner ear and provoke the…

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What is an animal?
The Canadian sphinx is good-natured, peaceful, intelligent, has an excellent memory, is very well trained, playful: if he does not occupy anything, he, getting rid of boredom, will begin to…

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CANADIAN SPHINX: BREED HISTORY
Mention of hairless cats can be found in antiquity. Naked cats probably were still among the Aztecs. Representatives of the disappeared ancient breed, called Mexican hairless, were shown at the…

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Care for bald breeds
Cats without hair have very delicate skin, which needs care and hygiene. In the folds, dirt often accumulates, so the skin is washed with baby shampoos. Surprisingly, many pussies are…

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