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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Canadian
Sphynx breed standard accepted as final for refereeing under the CFA system (with the award of champion status), starting from May 1, 2002. The abbreviation adopted for the breed: SPH…

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How to Choose the Canadian Sphinx Kitten
Little sphinxes are demanding and gentle children. In order for the sphinx kitten to grow up healthy and its development to be complete, the baby's diet must be varied and…

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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

Feline “butterfly” in the fold. When you first see the Canadian Sphinx, the first thing that strikes is the look of the lemon-shaped eyes, and huge, wing-like butterflies, ears. Continue reading

Moon cats on earth (part 2)

But not so simple. The dominance of the hairless gene in this case is not complete. Kittens heterozygous for this sign partially retain their coat. It can be on the legs, tail, sometimes – to a greater or lesser extent – on the sides, as a rule, the muzzle of such cats is very overgrown, the hair can go beyond the eyes, forming a woolen “mask”. But the degree of overgrowth of heterozygous animals can be very different, even with a seemingly identical genetic formula. This is especially evident in the litter of hybrid kittens (Sphinx X Devon Rex) of the first generation: there can be a complete alignment – from almost completely naked animals to covered with wavy hair all over the body. True, in the latter case, such a kitten will partially lose hair with age, but it will certainly remain on its tail, legs, head, perhaps a little on its sides. But even the hybrid hairless kitten has reduced short hairs along the body, more noticeable and noticeable than the purebred sphinxes. Continue reading

Sphinxes. Content Features
How to care for the sphinx and how to feed it? Breed Care Secrets One of the most fascinating and attention-grabbing breeds is the sphinx. It is unlikely that someone…

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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…

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Delf
The selection program covered manchkin, sphinxes and American curls and gave rise to a hairless creature with bent ears. The name was given by a combination of English words dwarf…

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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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