How to care for a sphinx kitten?
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…

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Sphinxes (part 2)
BLACK TABBY COLOR: the main skin color is copper-red or brown. Marks are saturated black. The lips and chin are painted the same way as the rings around the eyes…

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GENERAL CHARACTERISTICS AND DESCRIPTION OF BREED
Height at the withers: 15-25 cm. Weight: cats 3.5 - 5.5 kg. Cats 2.5 - 4 kg. Life expectancy: 13-18 years. Canadian Sphynx, breed description Photo: Canadian Sphinxes. Russian Federation…

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Breed history

How did the Canadian sphinxes appear
Among furry cats, cats without hair look like aliens. Their grace and beauty are clearly of unearthly origin. And not every earthling is given to understand and fully appreciate the charm of this unusual breed. Sphinxes are not like any other cats. Even if you shave an ordinary cat baldly, you will get a bald cat, but not a sphinx, which is distinguished by harmony, soft outlines, rounded shapes, a unique cut of eyes and an ear set.

The European standard says that in this breed the best character traits of a kitten, puppy, monkey and child are combined. In fact, the Canadian sphinxes have an unusual disposition, their behavior is not like any other animals, which puts these feline in a separate row. Continue reading

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. Continue reading

Sphinxes (part 2)

BLACK TABBY COLOR: the main skin color is copper-red or brown. Marks are saturated black. The lips and chin are painted the same way as the rings around the eyes (skin of the upper surface of the lower eyelid and lower surface of the upper). Mirror nose: red-brown. Paw pads: black or brown.

BLUE TABBY COLOR: The main skin color, including lips and chin, is a pale bluish ivory. Marks are very saturated blue, contrasting with the main color. Nose pocket: dark pink. Paw pads: pink.

RED TABBY COLOR: The main color of the skin is red. Marks – deep deep red color. Lips and chin are red. Pocket mirror of nose and paw pads: red-brown. Continue reading

How to care for a sphinx kitten?
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…

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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…

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Cat of the pharaohs
 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…

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Where do the sphinxes come from?
In 1966, in a Canadian province of Ontario, a normal kitten was born with an ordinary cat. In most cases, this event is considered the beginning of modern hairless breeds.…

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