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Sphynx Cat - Breed Profile

The Sphynx Cat - Breed Profile and Picture

History - We should start from 1966, when in Toronto, Canada was born a hairless kitten, named Prune. It was crossed with its mother, which produced one more naked kitten. Together with a few naked kittens found later it became the primogenitor of the breed.

Colors and Coats Types Available - Colors include white. black. blue. red. cream. chocolate. lavender. cinnamon. fawn. blue-cream. lavender-cream. fawn-cream. sable. champagne and platinum. The tabby cats are silver. brown. blue. red. chocolate. chocolate-silver. cinnamon. lavender. lavender-silver. fawn and cream. The tabby pattern cats are classic. mackerel. spotted. and patched. The Tortoiseshell cats are chocolate or cinnamon. The Calico cats are fawn-cream. lavender-cream. cinnamon-cream. fawn-cream van. lavender-cream van. cinnamon-cream van. van. dilute. or dilute van. The Bi-color cats are solid color and white. tabby and white. tortoiseshell and white. pointed and white. any color and white. The Van bi-color cats are solid color and white. tabby and white. tortoiseshell and white. The patterns are pointed. mink

Grooming and Care - It is not very hard to keep Sphynxs well, but their maintenance is rather unlike to other cats. Sphynxs sweat, their skin secrets oils to nourish the non-existent coat, so they need daily wiping with cloth and frequent bathing. But bathing is not a problem - Sphynxs don't mind it and it very easy to dry them. The ears need to be cleaned weekly.

Best Suitable Environment - It would be better to keep them out of draught. Of course, Sphynxs are not supposed to be kept outdoor. Besides temperature extreme, sunbeams are also hazardous for their naked skin.

Personality Traits - The personality traits of a Sphynx is very outgoing and caring about their family, but also vain enough to primp themselves regularly. They love to be held and show affection and can be demanding at times.

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