Features of Sphinx Care
Hairless cats of the breed “CANADIAN SPHINX” are becoming more and more popular. Probably their soft peace-loving character and unusual appearance have become that highlight for which people not only…

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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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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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Where did the bald cats come from?

When I saw the bald cat for the first time, I was very surprised. But as soon as I took her in my arms, and for all my life I fell in love with this small warm miracle! The Sphinx cannot be called just a cat, it is a creature that came to us as if from another planet. This is a cat shock. The first shock you will experience when you first look at the sphinx. You will not remain indifferent! The second shock is the sensation of a hot body in your hands. Whoever ever picks up the sphinx will never let it out. What do we know about these amazing cats? The first historical mention of naked cats dates back to the time of the Aztecs. Later information about them was found in India and Morocco, as well as in Paraguay. Continue reading

CANADIAN SPHINX

The Canadian Sphynx is so different from a cat, in our usual sense, that you don’t even know what surprises and attracts the most about it. Firstly, of course, he is naked with everything, he has absolutely no hair, but he is covered with a little fluffy, as inconspicuous as that of a peach. And that’s great. When you stroke it, your hand does not “stick” to it, but as if touching soft suede. Secondly, because of his “nakedness”, the Canadian seems very hot, much hotter than a regular “woolly” cat. So, the Canadian Sphinx is a “hot” North American guy, and since he is “naked”, you can clearly see his sculptured, well-developed muscles. And if you add on this innate grace, good jumping ability, courage and a desire for leadership, you get just the same Indiana Jones. Well, of course, the name itself – the Sphinx, immediately provokes an association: pyramids, sand, treasures of Ancient Egypt. Only, unlike the hero of Harrison Ford, he is not looking for treasure, because the Canadian Sphinx is a treasure in itself. Continue reading

CANADIAN SPHINX: CONTENT AND CARE

Sphinxes are quite simple to maintain and care. The opinion of people that the sphinx needs special, “greenhouse” conditions of detention is incorrect. There are several features that must be considered when keeping the sphinx. In food, sphinxes are omnivorous and have an excellent appetite, a complete lack of moods and finicky. This is due to increased metabolism due to fever and lack of hair. Sphinxes eat like dogs in a Pedigree commercial, grabbing pieces of food and swallowing it, almost without chewing. But, despite omnivorousness, it is necessary to adhere to a balanced diet. There is no need to feed the sphinx only with natural feeds or only canned feeds, a reasonable combination of both is better, and, of course, the highest quality of dry, canned and natural feeds. In my nursery I follow a certain diet: Meat (raw beef), boiled chicken, raw liver or boiled beef (about 60% of the total diet). Dry feed (companies such as Hills, Jams) 20% of the total diet. Continue reading

CANADIAN SPHINX: TICA HEAD STANDARD
Size: medium Shape: modified wedge with rounded contours, head length slightly greater than its width. Skull: Slightly rounded with a fairly flat front. Profile: light or middle stop on the…

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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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Moon cats on earth (part 1)
Almost everyone who has dealt with the sphinxes claim that this is the most loving breed of all that has ever been created on Earth. The special character is one…

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