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TABLE OF CONTENTS

  • Introduction 9
  • Glossary of Cat Terms 11
  • Chapter One: Understanding Sphynx Cats 17
  • Facts About Sphynx Cats 18
  • Summary of Sphynx Cat Facts 20
  • Sphynx Cat Breed History 22
  • Chapter Two: Things to Know Before Getting a Sphynx Cat 23
  • Do You Need a License? 24
  • Do Sphynx Cats Get Along with Other Pets? 25
  • How Many Sphynx Cats Should You Keep? 26
  • How Much Does it Cost to Keep a Sphynx Cat? 27
  • Initial Costs 28
  • Monthly Costs 32
  • What are the Pros and Cons of Sphynx Cats? 34
  • Chapter Three: Purchasing Your Sphynx Cat 37
  • Where Can You Buy Sphynx Cats? 38
  • How to Choose a Reputable Sphynx Cat Breeder 41
  • Tips for Selecting a Healthy Sphynx Kitten 44
  • Preparing Your Home 46
  • Chapter Four: Caring for Your New Sphynx 49
  • Habitat and Exercise Requirements for Sphynx Cats 50
  • Toys and Accessories for Sphynx Cats 51
  • Indoor vs. Outdoor Cats 52
  • Chapter Five: Meeting Your Sphynx Cat’s Nutritional Needs 55
  • The Nutritional Needs of Cats 56
  • How to Select a High-Quality Cat Food Brand 58
  • Tips for Feeding Your Sphynx Cat 61
  • Dangerous Foods to Avoid 63
  • Chapter Six: Training Your Sphynx Cat 65
  • Socializing Your New Kitten 66
  • Litter Training for Kittens 68
  • Dealing with Problem Behaviors 70
  • Chapter Seven: Grooming Your Sphynx Cat 73
  • Tips for Bathing and Grooming Sphynx Cats 74
  • Other Grooming Tasks 75
  • Chapter Eight: Breeding Your Sphynx Cat 79
  • Basic Cat Breeding Information 80
  • Breeding Tips and Raising Kittens 83
  • Chapter Nine: Showing Your Sphynx Cat 87
  • Sphynx Cat Breed Standard 88
  • a.) CFA Breed Standard 88
  • b.) TICA Breed Standard 91
  • Preparing Your Sphynx Cat for Show 94
  • Chapter Ten: Keeping Your Cat Healthy 97
  • Common Health Problems Affecting Sphynx Cats 98
  • Preventing Illness with Vaccinations 107
  • Sphynx Cat Care Sheet 111
  • 1.) Basic Sphynx Cat Information 112
  • 2.) Nutritional Needs 113
  • 3.) Breeding Information 114
  • Index 117
  • References 127

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