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About the Breed

Hairless cats are an unusual type of pet, to say the least. The sphynx cat is one breed of hairless cat. These large eared, wrinkled cats have a soft fuzz around the face, ears, and tails. The rest of their bodies are coated with smooth skin. This skin can be in a variety of pigments or even spotted, and is said to feel like a suede covered hot water bottle.

Size: Medium sized cat
Weight: Sphynx cats have a surprising weight for their size
Life Span: 13-15 years
Care: Sphynx cats are sensitive to cold and sun (sunburn and sunstrokes). They are the only cats that need bathing (once a week) and ear cleaning.