Sphynx

Sphynx

The Sphynx's hairless condition is the result of a spontaneous mutation. It has a very short, soft coat, a wrinkled face and large, pointy ears.

Personality

This medium-sized cat is very affectionate and enjoys close physical contact. It thrives on companionship and follows its masters around wherever they go. The Sphynx is extrovert and wants attention. This breed can be a bit of a clown to keep your attention, but it's also clever and smart. It does well with older children and mellow dogs.

Breed Characteristics

Origin:Canada, 1960s
Life Span:11-16 years

Sphynx Build Information

The Sphynx's hairless condition is the result of a spontaneous mutation. It has a very short, soft coat, a wrinkled face and large, pointy ears.

Size:Medium

Behaviour and Personality

This medium-sized cat is very affectionate and enjoys close physical contact. It thrives on companionship and follows its masters around wherever they go. The Sphynx is extrovert and wants attention. This breed can be a bit of a clown to keep your attention, but it's also clever and smart. It does well with older children and mellow dogs.

Activity Level:High
Affection Level:High
Kid Friendliness:Very friendly

Appearance

Grooming:Moderate (Regular Skincare and Bathing, nail trimming and teeth cleaning)

Sphynx Common Health Conditions

Sphynx Pet Insurance

When adding a dog or cat to your family you want to make sure your pet is happy, healthy and protected. During its lifetime your pet is exposed to many illnesses and diseases and some breeds are affected by a congenital disease which is a condition existing at birth. At these moments when your pet is ill or maybe needs surgery, you want to be protected for the unexpected and high veterinarian costs.

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