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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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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CANADIAN SPHINX: BREED HISTORY
Mention of hairless cats can be found in antiquity. Naked cats probably were still among the Aztecs. Representatives of the disappeared ancient breed, called Mexican hairless, were shown at the…

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Who are the sphinxes

When at one of the exhibitions for the first time shocked cat lovers appeared a graceful, devoid of hair, a cat, with big ears, huge eyes and an incredibly mysterious, mystical look, many thought that among them by some miracle there was a deity worshiped by absolutely all the inhabitants of the Ancient Egypt – from the Pharaohs to the common people. There is nothing surprising in the fact that the new breed of “lunar” cats was called the Sphinxes – in honor of the giant Egyptian lion, which from time immemorial has been protecting the sleep of the ancient pharaohs.

In total there are seven breeds of hairless cats, three of which appeared as a result of a natural mutation – these are the Canadian and Don sphynxes, as well as Kohon. In the last century, there were ancient hairless cats of the Mexican breed, but the last of them died in the thirties of the last century, after which all attempts by breeders to recreate the breed did not bring success. Continue reading

Where did the bald cats come from?
When I saw the bald cat for the first time, I was very surprised. But as soon as I took her in my arms, and for all my life I…

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Canadian Sphynx - Standard and breed status
The Canadian Sphynx is not just a cat without hair. Of course, the lack of wool is the main sign of the breed by which visitors recognize the sphinxes at…

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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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Care
Naturally, caring for the sphinx is different from caring for cats with hair, however it is not as heavy as it seems - the main thing is not to forget…

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