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Marko
07-13-2011, 01:48 PM
We just adopted this 6 year old Calico Sphynx!

kat
07-13-2011, 02:02 PM
good on you for adopting! These casts scare me just a little. To many alien movies maybe?

That aside, great shot!

MoinMoin
07-13-2011, 02:30 PM
She has quite a cute face - I think she can be lucky she got adopted from you!

Wicked Dark
07-13-2011, 03:12 PM
adoption is so great. congratulations. thanks for doing that. one of my adoptees just got on the chair behind me. needy bugger.

okmqaz42
07-13-2011, 03:51 PM
I love the pose! we have adopted a dog(which had puppies one of which was kept!) and we rescuded a kitten from a hedge near the house.
"In ancient times cats were worshiped as gods; they have not forgotten this."

Iguanasan
07-13-2011, 03:58 PM
Awesome little kitteh!

asnow
07-13-2011, 07:07 PM
Congrats Marko on your new addition. She does have a bit of an alien look to her. Nice DOF with sharp eyes.

Mad Aussie
07-13-2011, 07:31 PM
Put some clothes on it before it gets embarrassed Marko!!! ;)

Be careful, Michaelaw will get jealous of shots this good of felines.

Marko
07-13-2011, 08:20 PM
Thanks so much for the comments and good wishes! You'll be seeing a few more of her I predict. ;)

Michaelaw
07-13-2011, 08:56 PM
Send that fur out for dry cleaning first day...Smart thinking Marko:laughing:

Love her eyes:thumbup:

casil403
07-13-2011, 09:39 PM
Beautiful Cat Marko...congrats on the new addition!

Hillbillygirl
07-13-2011, 10:13 PM
Congrats on the new addition to the family Marko, and love the pic. Keep them coming, love the rare breeds.
So nice to hear it was an adoption too. I really don't understand so many people that don't adopt when they are getting companion dogs, as there are so many just waiting in adoption centres everywhere.

Marko
07-13-2011, 10:25 PM
Thanks again for the comments - I'm a HUGE believer in rescue so that was definitely my first choice....I was even prepared to drive to Florida to rescue a Sphynx, and 2 days later this beauty shows up at a rescue in my home town. ....Their first Sphynx ever!

Andrew
07-14-2011, 12:30 AM
Hey, big bonus, no hairballs.

JAS_Photo
07-14-2011, 03:08 AM
What a sweet little girl! Congrats on the adoption!

Wicked Dark
07-14-2011, 09:16 AM
Can I ask what the appeal of a nude cat is? I'm just curious since I have only hairballs myself. Thomas is mostly Maine Coon, so I really mean it. He's wicked bony and I can't imagine him without fur. I'm not being sarcastic, I know such a cat would have to have an amazing personality for me, so I'm asking.

Marko
07-14-2011, 09:34 AM
No prob at all - LOTS of people think they are Fugly....but not me - I love the look.
But what i can't describe well is how they feel - mine has downy soft hair - VERY soft and special feeling. Much softer than fur. Their undersides feel like suede, hot suede. Yup they are HOT to the touch, i thought mine had a fever actually first time I picked her up. You cannot get bored petting this cat, the feel is SO unique, i could probably charge for it.
I've just had her for 48 hours, and she has an excellent temperament - and purrs in a cool way, often.
Feel free to ask any additional questions, my pleasure.

Wicked Dark
07-14-2011, 10:17 AM
Sounds intriguing. I don't think I've ever come across one IRL. good on the purring. I miss Chuck's purring like crazy...sure, my other two purr, but not like him.

Bambi
07-14-2011, 08:56 PM
congrats Marko. What a beauty!

thoughton
07-15-2011, 10:17 AM
Great eyes, and great focus. Not so sure about the cat :D I just saw the movie Priest last night, it had some vampires in it which didn't look all that different from your cat :p