The main difficulty is caring for bare skin. In numerous folds, skin secretions accumulate, collecting dirt like a magnet, so from time to time, you should bathe the sphinx in warm water with a special shampoo for animals. Also, you can use baby soft shampoos that do not have a strong smell. Not too dirty skin can be wiped with a special damp cloth. Do not let the sphinxes spend a lot of time under the sun’s rays – their skin burns like the human skin, and this does not affect the appearance of the animal in the best way.
Sphinxes are very clean cats, therefore, it is very important to constantly keep the tray clean. Like other cats, they need to trim their nails as they grow, but they need to be watched a little more carefully, because delicate skin is easy to hurt, even with ordinary scratching. Continue reading
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
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