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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How to care for a sphinx kitten?
The unusual appearance of the sphinx entails several features that the owner needs to know about Sphinxes are a group of rocks, which include the Canadian, Don and St. Petersburg…

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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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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

7 misconceptions about sphynx cats (part 2)
Sphinxes are exotic, which means that with the character Despite the frightening appearance for most, sphinxes are distinguished by their friendly character and a high degree of socialization. This animal…

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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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CONTENT AND CARE
The main difficulty is caring for bare skin. In numerous folds, skin secretions accumulate, collecting dirt like a magnet, so from time to time, you should bathe the sphinx in…

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Your pet sphinx
Sphinxes can be adored, sphinxes can be avoided. But this wonderful breed will not leave anyone indifferent! Perhaps not a single cat breed has generated so many furious discussions, antagonism…

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