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 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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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…

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How to Choose the Canadian Sphinx Kitten

Little sphinxes are demanding and gentle children. In order for the sphinx kitten to grow up healthy and its development to be complete, the baby’s diet must be varied and balanced: professional feeds are only Super Premium class, special vitamins and additives, canned food for kittens, it is advisable to feed raw frozen meat, chicken, baby food. It is very important that kittens can communicate with a person as often as possible, starting from the very first days of life, because this is a guarantee that babies will grow up affectionate, sociable and person-oriented. Left to itself, the little sphinx, devoid of human attention and affection, like an abandoned child, can grow up closed and unsociable, with various disturbances in behavior and psyche.

When you come to choose the Canadian sphinx, be sure to pay attention to the kitten’s behavior: stroke it and see how the baby answers – purrs, bends its back with pleasure, fins, plays with you – this is how the “correct” sphynx should behave.  Continue reading

7 misconceptions about sphynx cats (part 2)

Sphinxes are exotic, which means that with the character Despite the frightening appearance for most, sphinxes are distinguished by their friendly character and a high degree of socialization. This animal is directly contraindicated for a long time to be alone. Many breeders notice “dog” character traits in their pets – incredible devotion, sociability and ability to train. The Sphinx is one of the few cats that will respond and resort when they hear your name, not because you are holding a piece of sausage in your hands, but simply because you called. In addition, these are cats, similar to humans – they have natural fingers on their feet, and they prefer to sleep with sphinxes under the covers, resting their heads on the pillow. The Sphinx puts itself on a par with the owner, preferring equal relations, rather than the royal behavior inherent in cats. It is difficult to care for the sphinx Continue reading

How to care for the sphinx?

But still, the vast majority of sphinxes are completely bald, so you need to carefully monitor the temperature in the room. Drafts and dampness must not be allowed, otherwise the cat may catch a cold. Normal for these cats can be considered normal room temperature – 20-25 degrees. Sphinxes are very fond of basking in the sun. Being in the sun for a long time, a cat can tan, and its creamy skin will turn into chocolate. But to allow a cat to receive such a dose of ultraviolet radiation is by no means impossible. The delicate skin of the sphinx, like human skin, can get a sunburn. Heat-loving sphinxes can burn their delicate body near a hot battery or fireplace, so watch them carefully, as if you were watching a small child. If it’s cold at home, you can even dress the sphinx in a warm jumpsuit. Usually bald cats don’t mind a warm suit, and some just love to dress up! As these cats sweat, they should be bathed regularly in warm water with a mild baby shampoo. By the way, they are very positive about this procedure. They bathe the sphinxes about once every two weeks. Continue reading

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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Naked and funny canadian sphinxes
These cats are the most pleasant creatures, because they are, in the literal sense of the word, hot and hairless. In Japan they are called nudists, they love to eat,…

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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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Canadian
Sphynx breed standard accepted as final for refereeing under the CFA system (with the award of champion status), starting from May 1, 2002. The abbreviation adopted for the breed: SPH…

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