Sphynx cats
Representatives of the cat family are traditionally associated in humans with furry purring animals. However, such a standard perception is not a rule without exceptions. In the diverse world of…

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GENERAL CHARACTERISTICS AND DESCRIPTION OF BREED
Height at the withers: 15-25 cm. Weight: cats 3.5 - 5.5 kg. Cats 2.5 - 4 kg. Life expectancy: 13-18 years. Canadian Sphynx, breed description Photo: Canadian Sphinxes. Russian Federation…

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Hairless Cat Hygiene: Bathing and Care
The popular belief that cats without fur does not need to be bathed is not entirely true, as it has a short, thin and almost invisible layer of fur. Hairless…

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Origin

Hairlessness is a consequence of a sudden mutation manifested in different species of animals since ancient times. For the first time, naked cats were mentioned during the time of the Ascecs, and for the first time they were exhibited at exhibitions in 1924. These were naked cats from Mexico, which were covered with rare wool in winter.

Felinologists began to seriously breed naked cats in 1966, when in Canada, as a result of a spontaneous mutation in a litter, an ordinary domestic cat gave birth to one naked kitten named Prun. He then became the ancestor of the breed Canadian Sphynx. However, further breeding of sphinxes failed due to several reasons at once. Continue reading

The whole truth about the Canadian Sphinxes (part 2)

The cat’s bedding and favorite heating spots, such as batteries, are also brown. Brown spray on the walls, brown chairs. If you don’t bathe the cat for a couple of weeks, then you can easily scare the children with it later. The inside of the ears due to the lack of fuzz-hairs – can be seen clearly. Brown sulfur from the ears will also have to be taken out every week – otherwise horror, horror …

Joy number 5: with the sphinx you will have to learn to love a cat in all its imperfections. These ordinary murziks look white and fluffy at any age – and on the sphinx skin you will most likely have to see one day: pimples, blackheads, warts, bloody scratches (cats often comb themselves to blood because there is no fur, and hunting is scratched with claws) . Continue reading

Canadian Sphynx Nutrition
The Canadian Sphinx needs a lot of energy, and therefore more food than most cats. The appetite of these cats is excellent - they are ready to eat almost everything…

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How to care for the sphinx?
But still, the vast majority of sphinxes are completely bald, so you need to carefully monitor the temperature in the room. Drafts and dampness must not be allowed, otherwise the…

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Cat of the pharaohs
 It is hard to imagine a creature so little like all the familiar cat breeds. Who just do not call the sphinx. However, this is really a cat. And the…

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Origin
Hairlessness is a consequence of a sudden mutation manifested in different species of animals since ancient times. For the first time, naked cats were mentioned during the time of the…

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