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Sphynx – The Facts Every Owner of this Cat Breed Should Know

December 12, 2007 by · Leave a Comment 

By Robert Benjamin In 1966 in Canada, a Domestic Shorthair gave birth to a liter of kittens with a naturally occurring mutation of hairlessness. This liter became the ancestors of today’s Sphynx, created through inbreeding and crossbreeding over time. Interestingly, the same genetic mutation that causes hairlessness in a Sphynx is the same mutation that […]