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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Canadian Sphynx - Standard and breed status
The Canadian Sphynx is not just a cat without hair. Of course, the lack of wool is the main sign of the breed by which visitors recognize the sphinxes at…

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Food
The Canadian Sphynx, like other hairless cats, eats a lot: due to the lack of hair, its metabolism is accelerated, and therefore the body needs more energy. You need to…

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Monthly Archives: June 2018

Sphynx cats

Representatives of the cat family are traditionally associated in humans with furry purring animals. However, such a standard perception is not a rule without exceptions. In the diverse world of kitties, there are persons completely devoid of hair. A vivid example is cat sphinxes. The mysterious and bewitching appearance of a bald cat with large ears is often compared to the famous stone statue of the Sphinx. The first mention of unusual domestic animals can be found in Egyptian drawings and letters. Hairless cats with a majestic posture were obligatory companions of the pharaohs and were considered sacred animals. Centuries later, their trace was lost in history, and only in the 20th century did they reappear in human life. Since the 60s, breeders and breeders began to pay special attention to the breed of naked cats. Continue reading

Hypoallergenic Cat Breeds

If you want to have a four-legged meowing pet in the house, the future owner sometimes raises the question: “What if you want to get a cat, but is allergic in the house?” In this case, it is advised to have a hypoallergenic cat. Many people have heard that there are non-allergenic cats. That is, these are animals whose allergy cannot occur on the coat. Let’s figure it out. The hair and secretions of any cat contain Fel D1 protein, which is responsible for allergies in humans. Even the so-called bald cats have a protein on the skin, as in the saliva of an animal. Another thing is that some representatives of cats in the fur have Fel D1 protein very little, it is these tetrapods that are called hypoallergenic cats. It is important to know that cats that are completely non-allergic do not exist. Choosing a breed for yourself, you should carefully familiarize yourself with the characteristics of the animal, its parameters. We are interested in maintaining health, so in the description of the cat we are looking for the word “hypoallergenic”. Continue reading

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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The whole truth about the Canadian Sphinxes (part 1)
I can’t stand the article with the headline “all the truth”. Because in 99% of cases, articles with such screaming names are concentrated bullshit))) "The whole truth about vaccinations!", "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 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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