What is an animal?
The Canadian sphinx is good-natured, peaceful, intelligent, has an excellent memory, is very well trained, playful: if he does not occupy anything, he, getting rid of boredom, will begin to…

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How to Choose the Canadian Sphinx Kitten
Little sphinxes are demanding and gentle children. In order for the sphinx kitten to grow up healthy and its development to be complete, the baby's diet must be varied and…

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The whole truth about the Canadian Sphinxes (part 2)
The cat's bedding and favorite heating spots, such as batteries, are also brown. Brown spray on the walls, brown chairs. If you don’t bathe the cat for a couple of…

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Sphinxes (part 3)

VAN BI-COLOR: white and any other solid with white, tabby with white, tortie with white, etc. The location of color spots is limited to the head, tail and legs. On the body are allowed no more than 1-2 small colored spots.

COLORPOINT: markings on the muzzle, paws and tail contrast with a light tone. Colorpoints are born without dark marks, points become noticeable as they grow older. With age, the body also darkens somewhat, in tone with points. Eye color: bright blue. Nose and paw pads: match the color of the points. Colorpoint color can be combined with any color other than mink. For example: lilac-silver point, or black tortie point with white point.

MINK (mink): markings on the extremities are less contrasting with respect to body color. Sphinxes with this color are born very light, but with age they darken and adults give the impression of uniformly colored. Eye color: aquamarine. Nose and paw pads: match the color of the points. The color of mink can be combined with any other color than colorpoint. For example: natural mink, blue mink, chocolate (champagne) mink, natural tabby mink, blue-cream mink, tortie on white mink.

SEPIA (sable): an adult animal – saturated warm sable color without tabby and marks of a different color. Kittens are often a lighter shade. Nose and paw pads: brown.

CHAMPAGNE: an adult animal should be light honey in color, without tabby and markings of a different color. Nose pocket: light, warm brown. Paw pads: warm, pinkish brown.

PLATINUM: an adult animal should have a very light silver-blue hue, without tabby and marks of a different color. Pocket mirror of nose and paw pads: pink-lavender.

Color codes in international standard:

Colors
n – black (dark brown)
a – blue
b – chocolate
c – purple
d – red
e – cream
f – tortie
g – bluish cream
h – chocolate tortie
j – lilac-tortie
o – sorrel
p – beige background
g – tortoise tortie
r – beige turtle background
s – silver
y – golden
w – white
x – unrecognized color

Drawings, placement of spots and marks
01 – VAN
02 – harlequin
03 – bicolor
04 – white paws (snow shu)
09 – white medallion
11 – shaded (SD)
12 – typing (SL)
21 – Agouti (A)
22 – marble
23 – brindle (tig)
24 – spotted
25 – ticking
31 – Burmese marks
32 – Tuscan marks
33 – Siamese marks

Tail length
51 – ramp
52 – rampie riser
53 – Stumpy
54 – longs

Eye color
61 – blue
62 – orange
63 – odd-eyed
64 – green
65 – burmese color
66 – Tuscan color
67 – siam color

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7 misconceptions about sphynx cats (part 2)
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HISTORY
The breeds of sphinxes that are now popular are modern cats, but they also had distant ancestors. Natural, natural mutations among cats have been observed over the past hundred years,…

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