Character of sphynx cats
Any owner of a sphynx cat will confidently say that his pet has a golden character. There is a misconception that hairless cats show insufficient affection for humans. Sphinxes completely…

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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 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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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

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 to follow the basic rules: Skin Care Sweat from Canadian sphinxes is allocated throughout the body and, when dry, gives a brownish tint not only to the cat, but to all the things that it touches. Between the folds of the skin of the animal, skin secretions constantly accumulate, which collect dirt – therefore, the sphinx must be bathed periodically (especially since it transfers well to water procedures). If the skin is slightly contaminated, you can wipe it with a damp cloth specially designed for caring for animals. Given that the Canadian sphinxes (and others too) love to sunbathe, you can not let them stay in the sun for a long time: they can get sunburn. Continue reading

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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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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7 misconceptions about sphynx cats (part 2)
Sphinxes are exotic, which means that with the character Despite the frightening appearance for most, sphinxes are distinguished by their friendly character and a high degree of socialization. This animal…

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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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