How to care for a sphinx kitten?
The unusual appearance of the sphinx entails several features that the owner needs to know about Sphinxes are a group of rocks, which include the Canadian, Don and St. Petersburg…

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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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Canadian Sphynx Nutrition
The Canadian Sphinx needs a lot of energy, and therefore more food than most cats. The appetite of these cats is excellent - they are ready to eat almost everything…

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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, and most likely they happened much earlier. Pictures of a Mexican hairless cat appeared in the Book of the Cat magazine, published back in 1903 by Franz Simpson. He wrote, they were a brother and a sister who were given away by the Indians, who assured us that they were the last cats of the Aztecs, and they were bred only in Mexico City. But no one was interested in them, and they sunk into oblivion.

Other cases of the appearance of hairless cats were noted in France, Morocco, Australia, and Russia. Continue reading

GENERAL CHARACTERISTICS AND DESCRIPTION OF BREED

Height at the withers: 15-25 cm.

Weight: cats 3.5 – 5.5 kg. Cats 2.5 – 4 kg.

Life expectancy: 13-18 years.

Canadian Sphynx, breed description

Photo: Canadian Sphinxes. Russian Federation

Feline “butterfly” in the fold. When you first see the Canadian Sphinx, the first thing that strikes is the look of the lemon-shaped eyes, and huge, wing-like butterflies, ears. Continue reading

The whole truth about the Canadian Sphinxes (part 2)

The cat’s bedding and favorite heating spots, such as batteries, are also brown. Brown spray on the walls, brown chairs. If you don’t bathe the cat for a couple of weeks, then you can easily scare the children with it later. The inside of the ears due to the lack of fuzz-hairs – can be seen clearly. Brown sulfur from the ears will also have to be taken out every week – otherwise horror, horror …

Joy number 5: with the sphinx you will have to learn to love a cat in all its imperfections. These ordinary murziks look white and fluffy at any age – and on the sphinx skin you will most likely have to see one day: pimples, blackheads, warts, bloody scratches (cats often comb themselves to blood because there is no fur, and hunting is scratched with claws) . Continue reading

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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CANADIAN SPHINX
The Canadian Sphynx is so different from a cat, in our usual sense, that you don’t even know what surprises and attracts the most about it. Firstly, of course, he…

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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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Your pet sphinx
Sphinxes can be adored, sphinxes can be avoided. But this wonderful breed will not leave anyone indifferent! Perhaps not a single cat breed has generated so many furious discussions, antagonism…

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