Monthly Archives: September 2018
How to care for the sphinx and how to feed it? Breed Care Secrets
One of the most fascinating and attention-grabbing breeds is the sphinx.
It is unlikely that someone does not know what exactly are called cats that do not have hair. Although hairless breeds are much larger than we usually can imagine. Everyone knows the Canadian and Don Sphinxes, Peterbald.
But there are bambinos, elves, dwarves, Ukrainian leftists and others. Of course, the main common feature that conditionally unites these breeds is almost complete hairlessness. It is this fact that should underlie the methods of care and maintenance of these amazing cats.
Sphinxes: breed features
In the room in which the sphinx lives, there should always be a warm comfortable temperature. Sphinxes can easily catch a cold, so it is necessary to monitor the absence of drafts and strongly blown areas. It is also important to avoid moisture. Continue reading
The popular belief that cats without fur does not need to be bathed is not entirely true, as it has a short, thin and almost invisible layer of fur. Hairless cats accumulate dirt on oily skin and sweat excessively. It is recommended to bathe a hairless cat once a month (every 20-30 days). During this period, the skin becomes oily, reddish in color. If you don’t wash it, then the cat: will turn dirty; accumulate harmful microorganisms on the body; Blurs places and objects on which he climbs. How to bathe a bald cat Bathing a cat of a bald breed is similar to washing an adult cat of any other breed. Be sure to cleanse areas of the body that accumulate more dirt. Before bathing, they are treated with wet wipes for cats eyes, claws and ears. Sphinxes or Egyptian cats do not have eyelashes, so tear is greater than other breeds. Eyelashes prevent the entry of pathogens that cause diseases of the organs of vision. Continue reading