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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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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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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sphinxes

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 carefully monitor that he does not overeat – each excess fat fold will be noticeable on the cat almost immediately. When choosing a diet for your cat, you need to immediately decide what to feed your pet with: industrial feed or natural food. If the owner of the sphinx decided to give preference to a ready-made diet, he should take into account that the Canadian sphinx needs high-quality feed, preferably a premium class that contains all the necessary substances. Who are capybaras? 54004.84 It is better to refrain from buying a widely advertised product that can actually harm the body (in any case, it is advisable to familiarize yourself with the quality certificate before purchasing). Continue reading

Moon cats on earth (part 2)

But not so simple. The dominance of the hairless gene in this case is not complete. Kittens heterozygous for this sign partially retain their coat. It can be on the legs, tail, sometimes – to a greater or lesser extent – on the sides, as a rule, the muzzle of such cats is very overgrown, the hair can go beyond the eyes, forming a woolen “mask”. But the degree of overgrowth of heterozygous animals can be very different, even with a seemingly identical genetic formula. This is especially evident in the litter of hybrid kittens (Sphinx X Devon Rex) of the first generation: there can be a complete alignment – from almost completely naked animals to covered with wavy hair all over the body. True, in the latter case, such a kitten will partially lose hair with age, but it will certainly remain on its tail, legs, head, perhaps a little on its sides. But even the hybrid hairless kitten has reduced short hairs along the body, more noticeable and noticeable than the purebred sphinxes. Continue reading

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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Moon cats on earth (part 2)
But not so simple. The dominance of the hairless gene in this case is not complete. Kittens heterozygous for this sign partially retain their coat. It can be on the…

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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…

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Care for bald breeds
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…

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