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  1. kaylachristine

    Markings around butt? (graphic image)

    Hi everyone, My girl has had this marking on her butt for maybe a month or so. Just gave her a bath today, and we soaked a long time, didn’t come off. It doesn’t seem to bug her. It’s not poop. I’ve put coconut oil on it but doesn’t loosen up. Just wondering what this is. I searched the forums...
  2. Marerickson

    Help!!! Spots by the bum!

    zhuri recently got these spots by her bum! I cleaned her butt extra good yesterday and when got home from work this afternoon it was worse! I just cleaned her against her will so the pictures arent as bad as it was before but can someone please tell me what this is?! We have an appointment at...
  3. stewardyhoward

    Anus seems red

    Hey everyone my little howard had really dry flaky skin around his eyes for some weeks, it felt dampish. Due to this i changed his food - only without grain (i totally know that it's not good in any cat food, but they just like this brand and i really have problems to change them to all...
  4. Karen

    dirty bottom or infection.

    Can anyone post pictures of what a straph infection on a Sphynx look like? I need to know if my baby have an infection or just a crusty bottom. It started with me wiping and cleaning too much. The skin there became dry and dirty. The type of dirt that do not wash off. Coconut oil made it...
  5. cherylfawnp

    Dirty Butt Question

    Ok, so I read on a few other threads that almost everyone here says their sphynx kitty gets a dirty butt. My question is this, do their butts get dirty from using the bathroom or from their oily skin? My experience with other pets has been the less hair in that area, the cleaner they stay...