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  1. Kawiipops

    Adoted 1yr old aggressive/unsocialized

    Hi, any help really appreciated. Last year we sadly lost our 2 boys who we had from kitten, we decided it was time to adopt a new boy. We found Yoshi a very large 1year4 month old sphynx and decided we'd love him to join our family. We were told he lived with 2 dogs which he found stressful and...
  2. Doates

    Aggression out of no where

    hey guys I need your help. Taz is going to be 4 months tomorrow and I'm noticing he has been getting aggressive at some points. He has hissed at me and make a growling noise when held. It's not all the time but I'm wondering why he is having these back lashed at me. Does this mean it's time to...
  3. J

    My sphynx doesn't like our newborn

    My husband and I recently had a human baby (born New Year's Day) and so far our sphynx, Diego, has been having a very hard time with it. At first he would get very frustrated when she cries, and swatted at her while my husband was holding her on her second day home. Diego had gotten more...
  4. Kathie

    Hello from Toronto! I'm new!

    Hi all, After lurking here for sometime I finally joined the Lair, and I just became the proud new mama to my 5 month old boy! He was well cared for, but the family's five year old son developed and allergy to him so they had to re-home. We connected and I bought and brought him home Saturday...
  5. D

    Adopted a Sphynx

    I adopted Molly, 6 year old spayed female sphynx from a no-kill shelter near me about a month ago. Her person went into a nursing home & I don't know anything else about her. I've only had domestic short/long hair cats until now. I thought she'd be a good addition to our family of two dogs and a...
  6. Bogeycat

    Sudden aggression?

    Hello.. I have a sphynx named Bogey he is 1.5 years old. He is consistently adorable and sweet, purring on me and he sleeps with me every night. Yesterday I took him on his harness into the front yard because once a week I like to get him outside just to look around. He is an indoor cat we don't...
  7. S

    Sudden Aggression Problem

    Hello everyone! I'm new so hopefully I am starting this thread correctly and you guys can see it. Anyways, I'm having some behavioral problems with my sphynx that I would love some suggestions on how to correct if anyone has ideas or has experienced a similar issue. I'll give some background...
  8. QueenHairless

    Please help. Sphynx howling and aggressiveness!

    Hello! I'm very worried about my kitty. He is a little over a year old, and I've had him for almost a year. Recently he's started whining/howling. He whines and whines and whines, and whenever I try to comfort him he gets shy (which isn't like him AT all). He doesn't like being picked up...