Prestigious Sphynx cats once considered 'feral' breed
Sphynx cats are recognized as a prestigious breed today, but when Ethelyn and Milt Pearson of Wadena were first raising them, they weren't as well received.
Ethelyn Pearson said the mother of the hairless cats arrived at her and her husband's farm.
"My husband was cleaning fish and this stray cat came out. Just skin and bones and so hungry. So he fed her, and then she just sort of stayed with our cats on the farm," she said.
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