Sphynx Cats: loving, intelligent, furless felines

Sphynx cats are instantly recognisable. They’re intelligent, playful and easy to train. They crave companionship so will make a loyal and loving member of your household. Don’t let their low maintenance look deceive you – Sphynx cats need lots of care.

Vital Stats

Size: Medium
Coat: Fine coat
Life span: 15 years
Personality: Clever, sociable, energetic, affectionate
Size medium Coat fine
Life span 15years
Sphynx personality and temperament

Sphynx Personality & Temperament

The Sphynx cat’s personality is affectionate and energetic. They’re sociable felines and a perfect match for a family household if well socialised as a kitten.

Sphynx food and diet

Food & Diet

Like all cat’s, a Sphynx requires a meat-based diet as they are carnivores. However a Sphynx cat can require more frequent meals than other breeds, so it’s important to make sure you are meeting the needs of your specific cat.

Sphynx grooming and coat care

Sphynx Grooming & Coat Care

While Sphynx cats do not need hours of combing and brushing, they do require a lot of attention when it comes to grooming. This should be introduced at an early stage to make sure it becomes a positive experience for the cat.

Sphynx training and behaviour

Sphynx Training & Behaviour

Intelligent, curious, and loyal – Sphynx cats are relatively easy to train with positive reinforcement techniques.

Sphynx before you buy

What to know before you buy or rehome an Sphynx cat

Sphynx cats are incredibly loving and will make a loyal member of the family, but they do require a lot of attention and getting one can feel just as daunting as exciting.

Sphynx insurance considerations

Sphynxs sometimes suffer with certain health conditions and may require treatment. Petplan cat insurance offers peace of mind that they will always be protected.

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