In 2013, Catalan photographer Alicia Rius discovered the hairless cats (Sphynx) and since then, they became her obsession. She would look for cat models in Craigslist, Facebook and asking around.

After her work went viral in 2015, she has devoted much time to create a complete, solid body of work around the breed called “The Disturbing Beauty of the Sphynx Cat”, a series of photos where she explores the breed’s beauty within their oddity.

“A cat without that protective coat, allows me to recognize and experience each emotion and sensation the Sphynx cat is experiencing, as it was exposed on its raw, naked flesh,” she explains.

In the end, she wants the reader “to be complete with an understanding and appreciation of this breed, so much as to look at the Sphynx with utter amazement.”

If you have a Sphynx and want to participate in her Photo Book Project, check out the information here.

More info: aliciariusphotography.com | Instagram

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Lena Sterling
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5 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

i don't know exactly why, but this picture makes me sad.

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Mimis Nachbarin
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5 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

It is actually very very nice to touch Sphynx cats. They're warm and super soft ( and of course cuddly, like most cats). And they're not completely hairless - which can be perfectly seen at this picture. Meow.

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Meowoui
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5 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Look its a plan, a bird in the sky...No it is super Kitty to the rescue

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PetruF
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5 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Don't p*ss off this old m*********er!... He's got 3 sharp canines and he's not afraid to use them

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Amanda
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5 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

If u like it then u should've put a ring on it

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Stellou
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5 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Someone's been in the bath too long :-)

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Meowoui
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5 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Dude that was the best ever.

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Meowoui
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5 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Don't cry pretty kitty, I love you

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Meowoui
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5 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

This is the way I take a bath, take a bath

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Halsey Hinson
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5 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

It looks like a map of the stars on her skin.

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Meowoui
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5 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

I washed behind my ears see

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Meowoui
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5 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

I got your back, my friend

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Виктория Данюкова
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3 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Unfortunatelly I'm allergic to cats and thought I would never have one. But I read the article when hairless cats are described and detailes https://catspro.com/hairless-cat-breeds.html and felt happy

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