The Canadian Sphynx is not just a cat without hair. Of course, the lack of wool is the main sign of the breed by which visitors recognize the sphinxes at exhibitions. But for breeders and felinologists, the sphinx has a specific standard for all other parts of the body, and the lack of hair on the body is not the most important sign regarding the morphology of the type of head, body, character and general harmonious impression that the sphinx should produce. The face of a real sphinx is simply magical. It resembles a Tanagra figurine. All the lines of his body are smooth, fluid, but at the same time, you cannot call them elegant. They surprisingly harmoniously combine grace of movement with curved front paws-arms, belly shaped like a pear and tail folded into a tight bagel and pressed to the side. Continue reading
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 sphinxes (the latter are also called Peterbolds). All of them are extremely similar to each other, however, the Canadian sphinxes are considered the most popular. So, when we say “sphinx”, we have in mind precisely this North American breed.
The main difference between these cats in the complete absence of hair: this is a natural genetic mutation, fixed by careful selection. Let’s talk about how to properly care for the sphinx, given all the features of this breed.
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