If you are really interested about the felines, you must know about the Sphynx cats. They are very interesting kitties with some unique characteristics. The main thing that attracts us towards this cat breed is their hairless appearance. But like other cat breeds, there are also some very interesting facts related to them that are almost unknown to us. But as a feline lover, the facts should not remain unknown to you. Sphynx cats are very popular, but what’s the reason for their popularity. Even what are the characteristics that make them so special and unique in the race of breeds? Yeah that’s very interesting. Let’s discuss about some of these facts and also experience a beautiful collection of pictures that will amaze us.
Amazing Hairless Sphynx Cat Pictures:
May be we call them hairless, but the fact is that we are wrong. Sphynx are never hairless and their whole body is covered with hairs. At a first glance, it may seem to us that they don’t have any hair coating them but actually, they are covered with a very thin layer of down hairs that almost remain invisible when we see from a distance. Actually, they are very soft and when you will touch them, you will get a feeling of leather. So the misperception of hairless body has ended from today onwards.
Due to the lack of their long coat, they always love to rub their body with their owners and family to keep themselves warm. Normally the body temperature of Sphynx cat is 4 degree warmer than any other cat breeds. But they are real cuddlers. They love to cuddle with humans and that’s the reason, sphynx are known to be very affectionate and sweet with the humans. So be sure that they are not the one going to leave you alone.
What else come to our mind when we think of the name Sphynx? Yes, obviously it reminds us about the ancient Egypt and its mythology. But actually, they don’t have any relation to the Egypt. They originated from Canada in 1966, as a result of breeding. But because of their sleek appearance, striking eyes, bat like ears and narrow faces, they were named as Sphynx as a homage to the ancient Egyptian statues.
But as you know that this cat breed don’t have any fur like hairs to absorb the body oil, the Sphynx need a regular bath to prevent themselves from being stinky. So you should keep in mind that Sphynx cat needs a lot of grooming and hence it is a bit tough for the owners. Just you will have to spend some time more on your cat’s grooming. So be ready to accept the challenge you are going to face. But yes, you will also have to provide them with some extra foods because of their body temperature. Sphynx needs some extra food to maintain their body temperature as we have said earlier that the temperature of sphynx is a bit higher. Most of time, you will also see them sitting at the warmest place in your home.
So sphynx is the ultimate cat breed that’s going to give you some awesome experience. Everyone chooses the common one, but you should choose the unique one. But remember that you will be getting a great time with this cat breed. So till then, enjoy the amazing pictures of this cat breed and just get more and more fascinated towards them. There are other interesting articles related to cats, in our blog. So please don’t forget to check out those, otherwise it will be great miss for your guys.