It is hard to imagine a creature so little like all the familiar cat breeds. Who just do not call the sphinx. However, this is really a cat. And the prosaic “meow” does not fit in with its superexotic appearance. Almost everyone who first saw a cat of this breed experience a slight shock. But whatever your attitude towards the animal, you can never forget the sphinx or simply remain indifferent to it.
The hairless breed of cats was known, even in the days of the pharaohs of Egypt. Legend has it that the white, blue-eyed sphinx guarded Egyptian temples. It is believed that the Aztecs and ancient Mexico had hairless cats. But their appearance was different from the appearance of modern sphinxes. Continue reading
Cats without hair have very delicate skin, which needs care and hygiene. In the folds, dirt often accumulates, so the skin is washed with baby shampoos. Surprisingly, many pussies are ready to splash around in a warm bath for hours. The task of the owner is to ensure that water does not get into the ears – you can put ear canals with cotton. The optimum water temperature for the bath is 36-38 ° C. A rubber rug is laid out at the bottom – without it, a slipping cat will remember for a long time an offense against you and all the white light. Take into account the dislike of hairless creatures to the soul – you have to wash off the shampoo with your palms. With a pronounced unwillingness of the cat to bathe, the bathtub is replaced by wiping with cotton pads moistened with lotions for children’s skin. Continue reading