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
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 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