Donskoy Sphynx is all fuzzy!

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  1. Amelia Cooper

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    I have a 4 month old Don Sphynx who I love like she's my own child! She has quite a lot of fuzz, on her back, tail, nose and her feet are full on furry. I was just wondering if this is normal? We got her from a reputable breeder and both her parents were completely hairless, she was also hairless when we first saw her at 3 weeks old. Will is disappear or will she always be fuzzy?

    I'll adore her either way, she could grow a full coat and I wouldn't care. I'm just curious.
     
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      Awh is she your avatar pic? Adorable ! What is her name ?

      Here is a great link amd be sure to scroll to the bottom of the link for "similar threads"

      My sphynx cat is hairy and fuzzy! Why?

      Look forward to lots of pics and tales!
       
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      Yeah that's her :) her name is Bearus / Bea.
       
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        I thought you may be talking about Bea

        She is gorgeous!
         
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          Bea is gorgeous. I know some sphynx grow some furr during the winter that falls out in summer. Other keep their furry coat. If I remember it correct Don Sphynx tend to be more furry when they're kittens but I can be wrong!
           
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            Awe. She's so cute. One of my sphynx is pretty much naked and other has a bit of short fur on his back. He's super soft!
             
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              Donskoy has different genetics than Canadian sphynx. While some sphynx grow fur later, Donskoy coat usually dissapears/falls out when the cat grows up.
              Other than that, no matter the parents hairlessness, donskoy come in a few versions of coat - bald, flocked, velour and brush. Flocked and Velour have small amount of hair on their body, while brush is furry and usually dissapears with time.
               
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                This is my cat Silvio who is a mix of donskoy and canadian sphynx. You can clearly see how Don genetics works. He was brush coated as a baby and as he grew up, his coat fell out - except for feet and face.
                 

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                  Wow. That's amazing. He's so cute.