The Ukrainian Levkoy is a cat breed of very unique appearance, hairless and with folded ears.These cats are of medium size, the body is rather long, muscular and slender of rectangular format. These cats are medium sized with long, slender and muscular bodies. They have a hairless appearance, although, much like other hairless cat breeds, their bodies are covered in a fine down-like coat. The skin feels like chamois or a warm, fuzzy peach and the skin on the head, body and legs is very wrinkled. They are quite vocal cats and certainly make themselves heard at dinnertime. Ukrainian Levkoy Cat owners have really enjoyed their time with this feline companion and noted that they are active, gentle, and playful.
The Ukrainian Levkoy Cat breed is very social and loves to interact with people. They make a great addition to any household that is wanting a feline companion. This cat breed matures out of playfulness as it gets older. Owners who would like to have a cat that is very playful should not choose a Ukrainian Levkoy Cat. This breed is playful, just not all the time. This cat develops habits and routines, and can also be trained because they are highly intelligent.The Levkoy cat breed is the result of a Sphynx / Scottish Fold cross – the average life span for the Sphynx is 15 years and 12 years for the Fold – so it would be a safe guess that they could live to 15 years.
It has a unique appearance, with the general look of the Sphynx and the lob ears of the Scottish Fold. The cat’s tail is long and slender and in proportion to the body. Its almond-shaped eyes are large and set at a slant. All colors are permissible. Levkoys are very sociable, enjoying human or family company as well as the company of other domestic pets.The Ukrainian Levkoy will produce more oil than others and would need to be bathed more frequently, while others produce little to no oil and can go several weeks without a bath. Overbathing can lead to dry skin. Additionally, hairless cats have a higher metabolism, so this breed may require more food and water than other felines. Their weight range is 3.5 – 7.0 kg.
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