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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CANADIAN SPHINX: ABOUT THE BREED
Sphinx - this word has magic, it causes associations. These are the pyramids, sands, mysticism of ancient Egypt. But what is a sphynx cat? This is also magic, but real,…

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Care
Naturally, caring for the sphinx is different from caring for cats with hair, however it is not as heavy as it seems - the main thing is not to forget…

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discovery

Canadian Sphinx

History
Like some other hairless cat breeds, the Canadian Sphynx arose as a result of chance – a genetic mutation. One day, a cat nicknamed Elizabeth had an unusual hairless kitten, which was named Prun. It happened in Canada in 1966. The owners crossed it with cats of various breeds, however, the mechanism of the absence of hair was not fully fixed, since the gene was recessive.

However, success came along with the birth of another bald kitten in another state – he was born in Waden, Minnesota, and received the name Epidermis, which directly indicates the main feature of the pet. He was crossed with the same hairless cat from Z. Stardust cattery, which was a real breakthrough. About 10 years have passed between the appearance of Prun and Epidermis, and, it can be said, they can be considered the “fathers” of the breed. Continue reading

Sphinxes (part 1)
All colors in any combination found in feline animals are recognized by the sphinxes. It should be remembered that the skin of the sphinxes can sunbathe. Under the influence of…

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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…

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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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