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 prosaic “meow” does not fit in with its superexotic appearance. Almost everyone who first saw a cat of this breed experience a slight shock. But whatever your attitude towards the animal, you can never forget the sphinx or simply remain indifferent to it.
The hairless breed of cats was known, even in the days of the pharaohs of Egypt. Legend has it that the white, blue-eyed sphinx guarded Egyptian temples. It is believed that the Aztecs and ancient Mexico had hairless cats. But their appearance was different from the appearance of modern sphinxes. 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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Any owner of a sphynx cat will confidently say that his pet has a golden character. There is a misconception that hairless cats show insufficient affection for humans. Sphinxes completely refute this. They are gentle, faithful, loving and sociable. Sphynx kittens are one of the most fun and playful creatures in the world. For a child, they become a welcome friend. Thanks to their high intelligence and innate intelligence, inherited from their noble ancestors, cats fixes show miracles of tact and culture. For example, they as a person are able to take food with their paws and put in their mouths. This trick delights not only babies, but also adults. Hairless cats are completely devoid of aggressiveness. But during the absence of the owners, the larger-eared cuties feel uncomfortable. Continue reading