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  1. Migi0341

    Recommended Food

    Hey all! I was wondering what food you would recommend to feed my 4 month old spynx? He’s been pooping quite a bit and I noticed in his stool he had a bit of blood so I assumed it might be from the irritation of defication? Maybe I should change his diet?
  2. JadeSphynx

    Can I do good here?

    Hey! So I’m a hairless kitty momma of two. they are the absolute joys of my life. I have always been insanely allergic to cats and these little hairless babies allowed me to fulfill my dream of having a cat. My girl is spayed, but my boy is not as I have been letting the breeder continue to...
  3. GatosLocos

    Introducing Miklo

    Hello everyone! I’m a new sphynx mom, miklo is about 4 months old. HE IS A HAND FULL. I live with my grandma mother, father and my boyfriend. I have many questions! When do Sphynx kittens ever relax?! He will play non stop for about 30-45 mins until he is beat and naps for about 1-2 hours. Then...
  4. M

    desperate - problems after problems

    Hi all, Just to start off, my husband and I got our first sphynx kitten back in May. We spent prior months researching his breed and we were confident in owning one. So , we got our kitten online from a breeder in our town. He was not a credible breeder and to be honest, we got our pet at a...
  5. L

    Skin mark

    my kitten is 13 weeks old, he went to the vets yesterday to have his first injection and microchip. They manage to give him his first injection however was unsuccessful on the microchip due to his size. They said they could see no health issues. Today He has this mark on his side, he doesn’t...
  6. Dutchess

    Desperate for some sleep - advice about a deaf sphynx needed.

    I, and the rest of my family living in this house are desperate for some advice. A couple of months ago we decided that we had enough space and time in both our home and heart for a third naked baby, but this time, we wanted to rescue one rather than go to a breeder to get a kitten. A few weeks...
  7. L

    New to this

    I decided to join as I need some advice and support on something my beautiful boy Yoda is going through right now. Yoda was 1 year old on Monday last week and he’s suffered so much in his short little life I will post details later on this evening hope to get to speak to some owners that...
  8. O

    Brushing teeth, bathing and SPF. Advice and recommendations, please!

    Hi, I would like some advice and recommendations on brushing teeth, bathing and SPF. I have been using the toothpaste Beapar: for around over a year. At first he didn't let me brush his teeth so I had to put the toothpaste on my finger and rub it on to which then he'd lick it straight off so I...
  9. O

    Natural detoxification.

    Hi, I have been reading articles about detoxification for animals and cats and would like some advice on it, please. What would you recommend for a natural detoxification? How would you give your animal green tea for detoxification? Do you put one green tea bag in their drinking bowl and then...
  10. byulbunny

    New baby girl (and some questions!)

    Hey everybody! Brand new to this place - and here's one of a few photos to follow of our new baby, Noodle! She's coming up to her 6 months mark and she's an absolute doll - cuddly and affectionate, yet an absolute little monster when she wants to be. I adore her to bits. She's a baby to three...
  11. colton

    Advice for two Sphynx!

    Hello! I posted that I took home Elio a little bit ago and after seeing him and his sister together I really wanted to take her too. Unfortunately at the time she had been reserved and I wasn't able to get her. Fast forward 3 weeks later, of me thinking about her every day, the person who was...
  12. beccerzz11

    Just got a kitty!!

    Hi there!!! I am Becca and I'm brand new -- just put a payment on a kitten today! I'm planning on registering him as emotional support and I am really REALLY excited. I've wanted a sphynx for years. He's coming in January when I have the month off to settle him in. :) I wanted to ask advice...
  13. Monica

    Sphynx Name Meanings

    Hola Lairians!! :cat::cat::cat: Having been around the Lair for a few months now, I’ve noticed there are so many unique and creative sphynx names!! Some are cute, some are funny. Some are historical, others from pop culture. With so many members from all over the world, I though it would be...
  14. Axhlxxgh

    New sphynx mumma ❤️

    Hey ladies and gents! I'm finally picking up my new son Thursday and I'm so excited has anyone got any advice for me? Also I need help choosing a name! Can't wait to get my little fuzzy tail ❤️
  15. kirasmom

    Eye infection? Need advice!

    What used to be the occasional eye booger seems to have increased for our girl recently. I am now cleaning out discharge from her eyes at least twice a day... and initially I thought maybe just allergies were getting to her, but the discharge has gotten less "black" as it dries (which I think is...
  16. Monica

    New Kitten Help!

    Hola all! So I’m less than one month away from gotcha day. Like many of us, im over the moon with excitement to bring home my first sphynx! I’m stocked up on all kitty things, with little orders of goodies coming in anyway now. However, I feel slightly anxious in anticipation of the whole...
  17. J

    Is my house too cold to adopt a sphynx?

    Hello there! I am new to the forums and hopefully soon to be a new sphynx cat owner. Ny boy friend and I have been researching the breed and even visiting cats for a while now and feel ready to adopt. My only concern is that the house we are renting is rather poorly insulated. Winter has hit...
  18. Sammicarkeys

    I am constantly so worried about my cat and his health!

    I brought home my sweet boy a month ago. He is now 4 months old and weighs about 5 lbs. He didn't act out of the ordinary..but his poop smelled god awful. Well, it turns out that he had Giardiasis and Coccidiosis. Treated both and after his last dose he started having diarrhea with blood. Weird...
  19. Lady Matriarch

    Breeding mentor?

    So, it has been a dream of mine for as long as I can remember to raise baby animals. I've researched and asked many questions of many different breeders both cat and dog.. I waited until I found a breed I was absolutely infatuated with, well I've found my love. So now I think I'm ready, I want...
  20. sphynkles

    Tips for sphynx care and supply list?

    so, as you may know from my other threads, I'm 11, I live in Canada, Im getting a sphynx kitten in December and I am absolutely OBSESSED! But, with a sphynx, comes supplies, and with supplies, comes care. I'd like some advice on how to care for a sphynx (bathing, feeding, comfort,etc.) and the...
  21. Nutmeg8112

    Biting and swatting. Aggression or playful?

    Hello all! First time poster, year long watcher here! I have been on sphynxlair since I got my first sphynx kitty, Ollivander (Olli for short) about a year ago. I haven't felt the need to post a question in the past because I have been able to find answers in previous threads BUT now I need a...
  22. Cassandra323

    In Preparation Research/Questions ..

    Hi all! I introduced myself a couple of days ago. We are still a few months out from getting our baby but I have a few questions that I'd like opinions on. What is your favorite shampoo for your sphynx? Do you use any sort of skin moisturizer? What is your go to litter? What food/type of...
  23. GingerTea

    1st Kitten Ever

    Hi! I've been reading through so much of this site daily to feel more informed & prepared for my 1st cat. I picked her out this month and I'm getting her in December. The breeder uses ExquisiCat Pine Litter, and feeds Wellness Complete Health Kitten wet food. I'm wondering if these are all...
  24. GMPLAX23

    Pet insurance- do you have it?

    I don't know if I really need kitten insurance but I wanted to ask the pros LOL. Do you have it? Would you suggest it? What plans are best? I've been doing a lot of reading but I'm still not sure. Especially when there is no routine coverage.... that seems silly to me. Help!
  25. BusterTheCat

    A little too active

    Dunkin was a little too energetic today and ran right into a glass piece. I distracted the cats with some toys while I cleaned up the glass but I'm worried about this happening again. We have a lot of breakable items and the cats aren't supposed to be on tables and counters but Dunkin runs...