Sphynx cat is a breed of cat known for its lack of coat. The Sphynx was developed through selective breeding, starting in the 1960s. The skin should have the texture of chamois, as it has fine hairs. Shutterstock Image - Sphynx cat is a breed of cat known for its lack of coat. The Sphynx was developed through selective breeding, starting in the 1960s. The skin should have the texture of chamois, as it has fine hairs. - ID: 758952169