Canadian, Peterbald, Don – all this is he, the Sphinx. The differences between these varieties of naked cats are not known to everyone. Let’s take a closer look at these mysterious animals.
The existence of an amazing breed of hairless cats, the so-called sphinxes, has long been known even to people far from felinology. But not every cat lover knows that there are several varieties of hairless breeds, namely: Canadian, St. Petersburg (Peterbold) and Don Sphinxes. What is the difference between these three breeds?
The names of the breeds were not accidental and give the key to one of the differences – the place and history of origin. The first steps in the selection of naked cats of this type were taken precisely in Canada, in the city of Ontario. Continue reading
Naturally, caring for the sphinx is different from caring for cats with hair, however it is not as heavy as it seems – the main thing is not to forget to follow the basic rules: Skin Care Sweat from Canadian sphinxes is allocated throughout the body and, when dry, gives a brownish tint not only to the cat, but to all the things that it touches. Between the folds of the skin of the animal, skin secretions constantly accumulate, which collect dirt – therefore, the sphinx must be bathed periodically (especially since it transfers well to water procedures). If the skin is slightly contaminated, you can wipe it with a damp cloth specially designed for caring for animals. Given that the Canadian sphinxes (and others too) love to sunbathe, you can not let them stay in the sun for a long time: they can get sunburn. Continue reading