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  1. beccerzz11

    Vet in DC/MD? (and cardiologist?)

    Hi all! I'm moving to Maryland and need a vet! Do any of you have any recommendations of vets with experience with sphynxes? Also looking for a cardiologist - he'll need his HCM scan when I go! Thanks! Becca
  2. GenevaS

    Severe Juvenile Onset Breed Related Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy

    Hello all, This past Monday night, the 18th, our baby girl Matcha collapsed and seemed to be paralyzed after a stint of playing with her brother. It was absolutely devastating to watch. After about 10 minutes time, she seemed to have walked off the paralysis and was back to acting normal. The...
  3. HappyLilSphynx

    Heart issue (Not HCM, but similar in some ways)

    I was adopted by my sphynx about a year and a half ago; before deciding on a cattery, I had waited for a sphynx to become available at a shelter (never happened) and had done research about HCM and other things specific to the breed. My breeder's cats all come with a health guarantee against...