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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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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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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Canadian Sphynx – the most unusual looking cat

Canadian Sphynx Hairless cats undoubtedly attract attention with their unusual, exotic appearance. The huge popularity of these animals is not accidental. Sphinxes – artificially bred breed for decorative purposes. The causes of hair loss in the ancestors of these exotic cats are not clear, it is believed that this is some single mutation that the breeders supported by crossing bald cats with short-haired counterparts. At the moment, the breed is in the process of formation and does not have common standards.

In addition to its unusual appearance, the Canadian Sphynx has many features that distinguish it from short-haired and long-haired counterparts.

If you take the sphinx in your arms, its body temperature will seem elevated. And there is. Normal body temperature for cats of this breed is 38-39 degrees. In kittens above – up to 42 ° C. This is a normal temperature for all feline, but because of the coat, we do not feel it.

Sphinxes are considered the ideal pet for people allergic to wool. But here there are pitfalls – before you get this animal, you need to make sure that the specific sweat and saliva of the animal will not cause allergic reactions.

Another feature of this breed that distinguishes it from other cats is that the sphinxes sweat with their whole body. Sweat has a special, characteristic odor and when dried, it becomes light brown. If the animal does not bathe for a long time, it feels like the cat is covered with a sun tan. The disadvantages of this feature are obvious – all the places on which the animal sleeps remain in brown stains.

Canadian Sphinx

The lack of hair on the body of the sphinxes contributes to the fact that all deviations in weight (thinness or excess body weight) are very noticeable. With obesity, a pronounced fat bag on the abdomen, deposits of fat on the withers, hips are noticeable. Therefore, the physical condition of the sphinxes is assessed more categorically than the condition of fellow having wool.

Oddly enough, skin with a large number of folds does not need special care. Representatives of this breed can easily tolerate cool indoor temperatures, but prefer to sleep in warm places. The color of the sphinxes can be the most diverse. Breeders especially appreciate symmetrical spots on the animal’s body.

Sphinxes are not afraid of water. Therefore, swimming is not fraught with difficulties and stress for the animal. The only thing that scares cats is the inability to determine the boundaries of the surface of the water, due to its transparency.

Canadian sphinxes are distinguished by friendliness and affection for the owner. If ordinary cats do not always like to be touched and stroked, then the sphinxes simply die from the caresses and stroking of the owner. At every opportunity, these cats try to jump into their arms to get a portion of human attention. These cats prefer to sleep in the master’s bed, pressed tightly against the owner. If you are impressed by such annoying feline attention, then the Canadian Sphynx is your animal.

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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Care for bald breeds
Cats without hair have very delicate skin, which needs care and hygiene. In the folds, dirt often accumulates, so the skin is washed with baby shampoos. Surprisingly, many pussies are…

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Cleaning
For cleaning, take cotton buds. The procedure for cleaning the auricle must be done carefully, without penetrating too deep, so as not to damage the inner ear and provoke the…

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Your pet sphinx
Sphinxes can be adored, sphinxes can be avoided. But this wonderful breed will not leave anyone indifferent! Perhaps not a single cat breed has generated so many furious discussions, antagonism…

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