The most well-known hairless cat breed is the sphynx, which originated in Canada in the 1960s. Resulting from a naturally occurring recessive genetic mutation,
The bambino is a pint-sized hairless cat, as its name—"baby" or "child" in Italian—suggests. This dwarf feline is a cross between the sphynx and the munchkin.
Also known as the Russian hairless, Don hairless, or Don sphynx, the Donskoy is different from the sphynx.
The dwelf comes from crosses among the munchkin, American curl, and sphynx cat breeds.
When you cross a sphynx and an American curl, the product is the friendly and playful elf cat, a larger version of the dwelf.
Also known as the werewolf cat, the lykoi isn’t always hairless. Some lykoi cats are entirely covered in the breed’s distinctive black-gray coat,
The minskin is a short-legged, hairless cat developed from a breeding a munchin and a sphynx. These cats often have sparse, fine fur on their bodies,
The Peterbald is an elegant feline with prominent features and long limbs. They originated from a cross between the Donskoy and Oriental shorthair.
This American cat breed was intentionally bred to look like a small black panther, but fortunately it proves to be a much more affectionate and sociable house companion.