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
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