Sphynx Cat











The Sphynx cat is an entertainer and loves to delight his humans. Friendly and loving, grabs attention with his almost hairless coat and wrinkled skin.

Sphynx Cat At a Glance

  • Weight: medium-size cat weighing 7-12 lbs.
  • Longevity: 9-14 yrs.
  • Colors: white, black, blue, red, cream, silver, golden, cameo, tortoiseshell, blue-cream, brown
  • Pattern: solid color, tortoiseshell, bicolor, tricolor/calico, tabby, ticking, smoke, shaded
  • Eye color: varies
  • Tendency to shed: low
  • Less allergenic: no
  • Head: slightly longer than wide, with pronounced cheekbones
  • Ears: big, standing up straight and wide open
  • Eyes: big, pointed at the sides
  • Body: medium-long and muscular
  • Legs: medium-sized, muscular
  • Paws: oval-shaped with five toes in front and four in back
  • Tail: long, slim, and tapered
  • Coat: hairless except for a short and very fine coating on the feet, tail and a few other areas
  • Behavior: Sphynx cat likes to be with humans, but he`s also getting along with other animals, including dogs.

Breed Characteristics:

Affectionate with Family

Kid Friendly

Pet Friendly

Potential for Playfulness

Intelligence

General Health


Sphynx Cat Breed Standards

Sphynx Cat Breeders


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My Khalid

By Ginny

My Khalid is loyal and friendly. He follows me around the house and tries to involve himself in whatever I do looking for my attention - he loves it! 
I have also a dog, female Dobermann, also very energetic, and they are both able to play together for hours and hours. Khalid`s intelligence and... Read More


Sphynx Cat

Remember that as a hairless cat, a Sphynx cat is just as likely as you to get cold, so be ready to cuddle up in cold weather.


Sphynx Cat

Since there is no hair to absorb the natural skin oils, you should wipe your cat down every day with a soft cloth to remove those oils.


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