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…

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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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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

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 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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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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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…

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