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  1. Hanksmom

    New kitten introduction advice

    Hello Sphynx Lair! I will be picking up my new kitten, Wendy, in a couple weeks and am looking on advice on properly introducing her to my 2 yr old male, Hank. Hank is super friendly and affectionate so I have high hopes he will enjoy a sibling. I’ve read it’s best to keep the cats separated...
  2. Hanksmom

    Seeking sibling in MA

    Hello Sphynxlair! I am seeking to adopt a sibling for my 2 year old neutered male elf, Hank. He is the most loving, affectionate, sweet man and is always full of playful energy. I know he would be so much happier with a playmate and I don’t want to deny him any longer! Plus, I have lots more...
  3. Hanksmom

    Good vet in Boston area?

    Hi everyone, I’m wondering if anyone can recommend a vet in the greater Boston area with some sphynx experience. My current vet just isn’t as knowledgeable with the breed as I would like… I feel like I’m schooling him every visit! Specifically, my baby is having some problem with his teeth...
  4. Hanksmom

    Elfs and ear infections

    Hi everyone, My elf boy Hank was sent home from his checkup yesterday with antibiotic ointment (Animax) for his ears due to an overgrowth of yeast. This is his second low-grade ear infection and he's only 5.5 months old. The vet (second vet that has told me this since we recently switched) said...
  5. Hanksmom

    Dark spots on skin

    Hi everyone, My Hank has developed patchy skin over the past week and I have no idea what is causing it. The spots are brownish looking and not raised or anything, they don’t seem to bother Hank But it looks terrible. He also has some small goose-bump looking things all over him. Does anyone...
  6. Hanksmom

    Bumps/blackheads on tail

    Hi everyone, My Hank is almost 4 months old now and my first sphynx. Since I picked him up a few weeks ago, I’ve noticed his tail has been rough and has quite a few blackheads. I’ve heard about “stud tail” but I believe he is to young for this? I have bathed him once, and applied a bit of...
  7. Hanksmom

    Meet Hanky

    I just picked up my first baby, Hank a few days ago and absolutely love him! He has the sweetest disposition and is so well behaved (for a kitten lol). At his vet appointment yesterday I was told he has narrow ear canals that will likely be prone to infection. He was sent home with antibiotic...