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The sphynx cat by Joanne Mattern

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Published by Capstone Press in Mankato, Minn .
Written in English


  • Sphynx cat,
  • Cats,
  • Juvenile literature,
  • Pets

Book details:

About the Edition

Discusses the history, development, habits, and care of Sphynx cats.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 45).

Statementby Joanne Mattern
SeriesLearning about cats
LC ClassificationsSF449.S68 M37 2002
The Physical Object
Pagination48 p. :
Number of Pages48
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24870658M
ISBN 100736808981
ISBN 109780736808989
LC Control Number00013079

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Sphynx Cat Care. Sphynx cats are loyal and full of love for their humans and can often be spotted following them around or snuggling up while wagging their tail. Even though they would almost always rather be cuddling, sphynx cats are natural athletes and playful pals. Though sphynx cats are exceptionally active felines, their exercise needs. The sphynx cat. [Joanne Mattern] -- Discusses the history, development, habits, and care of Sphynx cats. Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Contacts Search Book, Internet Resource: All Authors / Contributors: Joanne Mattern. Find more information about: ISBN:   While a hairless cat may seem like less work than their furry counterparts, Xherdan’s owner said that the sphynx requires a regular ear, eye, and foot cleaning. The Sphynx Cat. This book is a great start point. It gives just enough information to decide whether or not this is the breed for you - without boring you or over filling your brain with too much info to handle. Being so basic, it does not really help if you decide that you wish to further your Sphynx knowledge. Great photographs and easy to /5(2).

  Sphynx Cat with Rare Condition Resembles a Bat — But Has the Most Relatable Moods this link is to an external site that may or may not meet accessibility guidelines. The Sphynx was not the first hairless domestic were seen in other places around the world for at least 90 years. The Sphynx breed began in , in Toronto, when a hairless kitten, named Prune, was born to a black and white shorthair cat, named Elizabeth, in Ontario, kitten was mated with its mother, so one more naked kitten was born. The chapter headed "Cat Care" deals with cats in general and the Sphynx specifically. Table of Contents, Glossary (words color-coded in the text indicate Glossary entry), and Index are included. There is a note to find out more on the Part of the Domestic Cats series, this page study of Sphynx Cats is full of colorful, full-page photos of 4/5. The Sphynx is the most well known of the hairless cat breeds, but others have been developed by cross-breeding the Sphynx to other breeds or from cats found in feral or stray populations. Most hairless cat breeds have a small amount of fuzz on their bodies. Throughout the decades, hairless cats have appeared as a spontaneous mutation.