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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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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Delf
The selection program covered manchkin, sphinxes and American curls and gave rise to a hairless creature with bent ears. The name was given by a combination of English words dwarf…

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Monthly Archives: October 2018

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 sphinxes (the latter are also called Peterbolds). All of them are extremely similar to each other, however, the Canadian sphinxes are considered the most popular. So, when we say “sphinx”, we have in mind precisely this North American breed.

The main difference between these cats in the complete absence of hair: this is a natural genetic mutation, fixed by careful selection. Let’s talk about how to properly care for the sphinx, given all the features of this breed.

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What is the difference between the varieties of naked cats?

Canadian, Peterbald, Don – all this is he, the Sphinx. The differences between these varieties of naked cats are not known to everyone. Let’s take a closer look at these mysterious animals.

The existence of an amazing breed of hairless cats, the so-called sphinxes, has long been known even to people far from felinology. But not every cat lover knows that there are several varieties of hairless breeds, namely: Canadian, St. Petersburg (Peterbold) and Don Sphinxes. What is the difference between these three breeds?

The names of the breeds were not accidental and give the key to one of the differences – the place and history of origin. The first steps in the selection of naked cats of this type were taken precisely in Canada, in the city of Ontario. Continue reading

Hairless Cat Hygiene: Bathing and Care
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…

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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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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…

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Canadian Sphynx Nutrition
The Canadian Sphinx needs a lot of energy, and therefore more food than most cats. The appetite of these cats is excellent - they are ready to eat almost everything…

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