Despite its name, the Sphynx cat does not originate from Egypt.
In fact, the Sphynx cat originates in a place that is almost 6,000 miles away from Egypt: Toronto, Ontario.
This breed is easily recognized for its hairlessness. This baldness comes as a result of a recessive gene.
Sphynx kittens usually sell for about $900-$1,200, putting it near the outer edge of the top 10 on our list of the most expensive cat breeds.
Sphynx cats are beyond affectionate. They absolutely adore socializing and can be very receptive to strangers.
However, Sphynx cats can often require bathing, as they tend to accumulate of body oils on their skin. Additionally, these cats do not fare well outside.