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Physical Characteristics

Breed Group:

Shorthaired Group.

Weight:

6-10 pounds.

Height:

Average height and size.

Color(s):

Peterbalds come in a wide range of differnt colours.

Coat:

Peterbalds appear to be hairless but, in fact, their bodies are covered with soft down. Different Peterbalds exhibit differing degrees of hairlessness.


Overview

Character:

Peterbalds are peaceful and loving cats. They are also intelligent, inquisitive, and active. Friendly and sociable, Peterbalds love human attention and interacting with their family members.

Country of Origin:

Russia.

History:

As quite a new breed, the Peterbald originated in Russia in the early 1990s. A Saint Petersburg cat breeder crossed a male Don Sphinx (aka Don Hairless) with a female Oriental Shortair to produce the first Peterbald kittens. The Russian Selectional Feline Federation accepted this breed in 1996.

Name:

Although unconnected to the Sphinx cat, this breed is sometimes also known as the Peterbald Sphinx.

Temperament:

The Peterbald is a sweet cat with a gentle disposition. This breed likes to engage with humans and gets along well with children and other pets.


Care

Training:

As smart cats, Peterbalds are quite trainable.

Activity:

Peterbalds are energetic and playful cats.

Ownership:

Peterbalds are excellent, loving companions. They like to be around their human family members and love to curl up in their owner's lap. These cats are compatible for homes with children, dogs, or other pets. For loyal and devoted feline companionship, the Peterbald is a great choice.


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