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  1. Monica

    Nail Help?

    Hey y’all! I need some advice about Kenzo’s nails. We trim & file them 1-2 times a week, and clean them once every week using a baby wipe and some q-tips, damp with Witch Hazel. He’s normally pretty patient during the process. If he lets out a ‘yeoww,’ once or twice, it’s usually due to some...
  2. Mr Wilson and Mama's big adventures

    Mr Wilson and Mama's big adventures

    Just a small Sphynx cat and a crazy cat lady enjoying each others company
  3. Mr Wilson and Mama's big adventures

    Mr Wilson and Mama's big adventures

    Just a small Sphynx cat and a crazy cat lady enjoying each others company
  4. Maddie

    Sphynx Cats and Baseboard Heating

    Hi, I am in the process of hopefully getting a sphynx. I am curious if the cats will try and get close to the baseboard heaters and if they do how would I stop them from getting burned/hurt? The metal outside of mine get quite warm to the touch and they are very hot if you touch the open part...
  5. Shontae

    General Questions-New Owner

    Hello everyone! I have my new baby picked out and am impatiently waiting for the first week of November when I can drive 7 hours to go get him! However, in the meantime I am obsessively learning all I can so I can be the best new mom I can be. I have found out so much, but do have a few general...
  6. MissLadyK

    What to expect when your expecting a sphynx

    Hi hello, I'm new to the community and excited to be here. In my intro I expressed how I am sphynxless but looking, and have been researching the breed like a crazy. But, like any new mother I have doubts. I love the breed; their personality, their need for maintaining, their beautiful body...
  7. A

    Welcome to the Lair

    Hello, my name is Nicholas. I live in Cincinnati with my two Sphynx kitties. @nakedonthehill (Instagram). Athena is my gorgeous girl and Artemis is my little stud muffin. They are both just over a year old and have been with me since short after birth. I love reading the forums on this to get...
  8. peachfuzz

    New Sphynx mom guilt - Waah, I feel like a bad mommy!

    For starters I love you guys! This forum is so helpful and funny and informative about these guys. Don't know what I would do without this as a resource on my little dude. But I just need to share/vent and ask for some perspective. Lately between poo foot and just trying to keep gunk out of...
  9. Callie R

    Hi guys! ATL newbie here with questions on breeders/kitty care :)

    Hey there! My name is Callie and this is my first post :p I have been researching the wonderful Sphynx breed for about a month now, and have always wanted to adopt a "hairless" kitty since I was 10 (I'm 21 now). I have been talking to a few breeders, and I am weary on the whole process. I live...
  10. IggytheSphynx

    Handling a sphynx

    So I have a weird question: everyone says handle my sphynx kitten rough! What does that entail? How rough is to rough? How do I know if I am doing it right? And what results am I looking for ??
  11. Lisa Daly

    Newly Rescued!

    Hello, after searching for a Sphynx to rescue, we found one on Craig's list from a family moving to Jerusalem in three months. She is absolutely beautiful and sweet. We did the research on care and the owner told us some things about her, but I'd really like some personal advice from owners! Any...
  12. laurenanne

    Random question for all you lovely Sphynx people

    Hello everyone! I'm new to the forum and in my first post I received such awesome, constructive answers that I would like to ask the following: (I'm a soon to be first time Sphynx mom so I appreciate all responses :) ) What do you wish people had told you before you got your naked baby? What...