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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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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HISTORY
The breeds of sphinxes that are now popular are modern cats, but they also had distant ancestors. Natural, natural mutations among cats have been observed over the past hundred years,…

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CANADIAN SPHINX

The Canadian Sphynx is so different from a cat, in our usual sense, that you don’t even know what surprises and attracts the most about it. Firstly, of course, he is naked with everything, he has absolutely no hair, but he is covered with a little fluffy, as inconspicuous as that of a peach. And that’s great. When you stroke it, your hand does not “stick” to it, but as if touching soft suede. Secondly, because of his “nakedness”, the Canadian seems very hot, much hotter than a regular “woolly” cat. So, the Canadian Sphinx is a “hot” North American guy, and since he is “naked”, you can clearly see his sculptured, well-developed muscles. And if you add on this innate grace, good jumping ability, courage and a desire for leadership, you get just the same Indiana Jones. Well, of course, the name itself – the Sphinx, immediately provokes an association: pyramids, sand, treasures of Ancient Egypt. Only, unlike the hero of Harrison Ford, he is not looking for treasure, because the Canadian Sphinx is a treasure in itself. Continue reading

What is the difference between the varieties of naked cats?

Canadian, Peterbald, Don – all this is he, the Sphinx. The differences between these varieties of naked cats are not known to everyone. Let’s take a closer look at these mysterious animals.

The existence of an amazing breed of hairless cats, the so-called sphinxes, has long been known even to people far from felinology. But not every cat lover knows that there are several varieties of hairless breeds, namely: Canadian, St. Petersburg (Peterbold) and Don Sphinxes. What is the difference between these three breeds?

The names of the breeds were not accidental and give the key to one of the differences – the place and history of origin. The first steps in the selection of naked cats of this type were taken precisely in Canada, in the city of Ontario. Continue reading

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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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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Breed history
How did the Canadian sphinxes appear Among furry cats, cats without hair look like aliens. Their grace and beauty are clearly of unearthly origin. And not every earthling is given…

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Moon cats on earth (part 1)
Almost everyone who has dealt with the sphinxes claim that this is the most loving breed of all that has ever been created on Earth. The special character is one…

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