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Otros nombres: Canadian hairless, Sphynx.

Beardless cats have been documented for more than one century. The Sphinx dates back to a recessive mutation in Toronto, Canada, in 1978, Although the same mutation could have appeared there in the Decade of 1960. The Sphinx was created using at the Devon rex and it is accepted by the majority of the main records. However, the CCCF only registers Sphinxes to ensure that the mutation is not included in the lineage of the devon rex breeding.

The Sphinx, It is not truly hairless, It has a clear at the bottom, especially in the extremities. Highlights of wrinkled appearance, and the legacy of the devon rex is obvious. Farmers describe him as conceited, energetic and gregarious.

The Sphinx is lively, naughty, playful and independent. Friendly with other cats and dogs, they are not aggressive. Very caring and possessive, they love to be worshipped. Living in an apartment is perfect for them, they are sensitive to the cold, the heat and humidity. In winter, They must be fed with a diet high in calories to maintain their body temperature, slightly higher than normal. It should be kept out of direct light from the Sun, that may cause them severe burns. Unlike other cat breeds, the Sphinxes sudan through the skin and therefore they should be bathed regularly. The ears should be cleaned frequently, that produce a large amount of wax.


These races lack of fur to absorb oil; Therefore, have to wash them regularly, getting from small. The allergy can be seen as a hairless cat bathed frequently lives than a cat with hair without bathing.

Although vulnerable to sunburn and cold, their mutations were found first in street cats in countries with cold winters so they could be more resistant than appear.

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