Cat of the pharaohs
 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…

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HISTORY
The breeds of sphinxes that are now popular are modern cats, but they also had distant ancestors. Natural, natural mutations among cats have been observed over the past hundred years,…

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Hairless cats
Fans of mewing creatures do not always realize how great the variety of pets is: amazing bald cats, for example, are also divided into several breeds. Various historical sources provide…

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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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FEATURES AND THE CURRENT STATE OF THE BREED
Of all the many breeds of cats, sphinxes occupy a special place. When talking about these cats, they mean the full range of hairless cats. These are Canadian sphinxes, Don…

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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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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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