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Sphynx Profile



Lifespan: 10-15 Years

Avg height: 20-25cms

Avg weight Female: 2.5-3.5 kg

Avg weight Male: 3.5-5 kg

Coat type: This breed is bald, but they do have some fine hair on their body. The skin of a Sphynx is soft and leatherlike, often oil. It requires skincare.  

Coat colours and body type: The Sphynx is a medium-sized cat. Distinctively known for it's bald, wrinkly skin. They are long and slim and have toes that they use very much like fingers. Sphynx are seen in a variety of colours including white, black, blue, red, cream and chocolate. They can also display some patterns on their skin. 

Grooming required: Medium maintenance.

Similar Breeds: Cornish Rex, Devon Rex, LaPerm, Selkirk Rex


Sphynx temperament

Sphynx are friendly and intelligent. They love to cuddle up on your lap and crave the warmth. Sphynx cats get along well with other pets and children, they enjoy greeting visitors and will often fight for attention. Curiousity is another trait of this breed, as Sphynx can entertain themselves for hours and love to use their toes like fingers to explore. A loyal and affectionate companion, this breed makes a great pet. 

Please be advised the information provided is purely an indicator of breed traits and characteristics and that within some breeds there can be significant variation.