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Hairless Cats – Pet tip 145

For many, just the thought of a hairless cat is enough to make them shudder. For these people, the sight of a hairless cat is shocking, and touching one is downright scary. If you are one of these people, then this article is unlikely to sway you in the other direction. However, if you are the kind of person who has always been a little bit intrigued by the unique look of hairless cats, read on. Behind their striking appearance is a fascinating background, and if you are considering making a hairless cat part of your family, there is also a plethora of information to know about the proper way to care for these beautiful creatures.

Congenital hairlessness in cats is an extremely rare trait. Essentially, a hairless cat is the result of genetic mutations in one or more of the genes which encode for normal hair development. While the word ‘mutation’ implies that this genetic condition is unwanted and accidental, there are actually many breeders who select specifically for the hairlessness trait and work to maintain the hairless lineage in their cats.

Owner:
Trixie Briggs
City:
Plainfield
Province, Country:
IN, United States
Type/Breed:
I'm a tuxedo kitty!!!
Date of Birth:
March 19, 2006
Sex:
Male
Height:
14
Weight:
3
Coat Colour:
Black with three white patches
Eye Colour:
Green

General: I'm a Pisces!!! My friend that I met yesterday is named Princess Boshi. I love to follow her around and see what she's doing, and she does the same only everytime I get really close to her she hisses at me :'( We are in the process of getting rid of these god foresaken fleas...ugh! I hate getting like 10 baths a month!!!
Likes: I love to play with everyone by biting them even attacking their legs if i have to. I also love to sit by the computer desk winow and just watch what everyone is doing. I enjoy Chicken (Not Spicy), Hot dogs, Canned meatballs (they come in Chef Boyardi Cans), Bologna, and Salomi.
Dislikes: I really dislike any other cat litter aside from Cat's Pride, it's what i grew up with. I hate being picked up time after time after time by strange people
Fav. Toy: I love my blue bell ball!!!
 

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