Cat Elf, bald pussy curved ears

This is a feline recently created is not recognized as a breed; this issue, because of its lack of fur requires specific care, because their skin is more prone to skin problems.

Humans do not stop playing God and insist on creating new pets. One of his most recent ‘inventions’ came to cross a pussycat American Curl a Sphynx. The result was the Elf cat, a nude animal with curved ears, whose name comes from the resemblance that many will see with this mythological being.

A recent race and peculiar aspect

Emerged in the first decade of this century in the US, the Elf cat has not yet been recognized as a breed by the major cat associations. Currently, it is presented as a variant of Sphynx.

Its creators were Karen Nelson and Kristen Leedom. The idea was to generate a pussycat had hairless as the Sphynx, but to present the particular ears of the American Curl.

The result was this particular mini that looks like something out of a legend Celtic, Nordic or Germanic, and some even see him some air in doglike features of his face.

Among the different variants of hairless kitties is the Elf cat, an animal newly created US, and it has particular curved ears, which resemble the mythological character that gives it its name.

Cat Elf physical characteristics

These pussycat ears are long and pointed, but curved back. And it is bald or has an almost imperceptible coat to the touch and sight. But also the Elf Cat has the following characteristics:

  • Athletic and muscular, similar to the Sphynx
  • Long face, with cheekbones
  • Wrinkled skin around the shoulders, ears, and snout.
  • Tail long and tapering towards the tip.

The weight of this particular pet varies, usually between 4.5 and 7 kg. On the other hand, they have accepted all colors and patterns.

Pussycat affectionate and playful

Beyond their particular physical characteristics, some of the words that define this original Pussycat are as follows:

  • Smart
  • Friendly
  • Sociable
  • Affectionate
  • Outgoing

It is a very active and mischievous animal that loves to play and climb to the heights. Therefore it is necessary to provide toys and climbing options before Shred different elements of the house.

While adapting to different situations and have no problems getting along with other pets, the Elf hates being alone. In this case, it is convenient to have a feline companion to better cope with the temporary absence of its owner.

Special care for the Elf Cat

As with all hairless cat, must exercise extreme hygiene and care. Pussycat must be bathed regularly to remove excess sebum presenting his skin. Therefore it is necessary to accustom small to this routine. You can also use wipes.

In either case, you should consult a veterinarian for identifying the appropriate products not to affect the sensitive skin of this animal. Note that if the Elf cat is not sanitized regularly, in addition, to become tacky and dirty sight, you can develop skin problems.

And while generally healthy and without major genetic problems pet, you should avoid exposure to cold and sun. Keep in mind that the absence of hair makes him suffer more low temperatures and exposed to suffer irritation or sunburn.

In addition, the areas of the house destined to remain well Pussycat neat to keep from getting a skin infection caused by bacteria.

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