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  1. The Earl Grey

    Need IBD diet recommendations

    My sweet girl Gretchen has IBD. We confirmed with biopsies taken when I had her spayed. The vet started her on Prednisone and Metronidazole. I wanted to stray from prolonged steroid use and opted to look into her diet Years ago I came across a post on here recommending Evangers Dry Cat Food -...
  2. MommyNaNell

    8 yrs old cat diagnosed with overgrowth of bad bacteria..

    I am new to the Lair, and new to owning a Sphynx. My cat's name is Devlinn, she will be 9 years old December 7th. I received my cat from a family member who owns quite a few. I brought her home at the end of June. She started having diarrhea a little before I took her home. We traveled 800 miles...
  3. Jackolyn

    Digestive Issues in 15 week old Kitten

    Hello there! This is going to be a LONG story, but alas, it still doesn't have a conclusion. I hope that this might help someone else out there, or if anyone has experienced something similar, please let me know. **I will be sure to keep this updated as new information arrives.** ---- I...
  4. zmoore

    Chronic soft poop: dry food suggestions?

    Roquefort (the younger of my two cats) has had soft poop more or less since we got him. It's not watery but it's just always super soft and smelly. He eats fine and we've had a fecal test and parasite tests done and the vet says he's perfectly healthy and probably just has a sensitive stomach...
  5. Sarahstar66

    Sores and Diarrhea - please help

    my Sphynx has had chronic diarrhea for the past week. Her bath night was tuesday. This morning I noticed sores on her sides. Last night she had an diarrhea accident on our rug because it was like she couldnt make it to her box. She is not acting lethargic or “sick” but shes just pooping all...
  6. Ckarro

    I messed up her diet. HELP!

    Hello everyone, First of all i want to thank you for this amazing page which has heped me so much with my first sphynx. I was only a reader but now i came to the point to ask your advice, i hope to post this message to the right place and get any advice before me and my little Snow are...
  7. K

    chronic diarrhea finally fixed - just want to share!

    Hello! I've never posted before but after finally seeing progress in my cat's severe chronic diarrhea I wanted to share what helped her. Background: I got her about 5 months ago at 6 months old. She came to me with normal stool, but was on the expensive Hill's i.d. diet. My vet told me that it...
  8. Marerickson

    Worst diarrhea of all time

    My girls started with diarrhea Wednesday (we are now on day 6 of this) they ate their normal royal canin kitten canned food Wednesday night, super mushy poops, no changes in absolutely anything in their life/environment that i can think of... thursday morning they ate extremely slow and by...
  9. Aden

    Update on Nuru's IBD

    In the last 2 weeks, I have gradually switched Nuru's food from Blue Basics to Royal Canin Sensitive Digestion. His stools have been much firmer and I have noticed that he is more energetic. I am happy with his progress so far but he remains struggling with both constipation and diarrhea. In...
  10. Aden

    Newbie - help me understand my cats IBD

    Hello Sphynx Lair-- In March I adopted a 5-year-old male Sphynx, Nuru, that had been kept by neglectful owners. Since receiving him, I have had several problems with litter box training, "poop tail," and chronic diarrhea. Upon adopting him, I learned that Nuru had Irritable Bowel Disease. I...
  11. Sammicarkeys

    Diarrhea and Probiotics.

    I swear, I can't catch a break. As mentioned in a previous post, Leon was diagnosed with two intestinal protozoan parasites (coccidia and giardia). He was giving Panacur and Albon but he continued to have bloody diarrhea. Negative Coccidia on the second test. No way to know about the Giardia yet...
  12. zisforzombie

    The Notorious P.O.O.P foot... Poop issues!

    Hi all! I'm new to the forums, but have been an occasional lurker from time to time and am now having my own issues. I have been a sphynx owner for a few years now but recently added my 2nd. My 1st sphynx, is an angel with perfect litter box etiquette, and the other, my newer baby, is her...
  13. KKristen61

    Help! My kitten has horrible diarrhea

    I just got my kitten at the end of May. She is 4 months old and she has had chronic diarrhea for the whole time I've had her off and on. Her energy is great, she doesn't have a fever, the vet checked her for parasites, everything and they found nothing. The vet gave her something for the...
  14. Emma

    I NEED YOUR HELP

    Hey guys I have a 1yr old sphynx names Rosie. In January I adopted a cat from the spca. Ever since then Rosie has been throwing up and pooping straight blood. My bathroom looks like a crime scene constantly. We have tried EVERYTHING. We have treated her for giardia, possible ibs with...
  15. Cinderstar95

    Sphynx with Diarrhea

    Hello all, I am back with another poo post. I posted a few days ago about my kitten suddenly having mushy stools and thought it might have something to do with a food switch. she has since firmed up and is completely back to normal, However, I now have a worse problem! My three year old male has...
  16. Cinderstar95

    Diarrhea?

    Hello! How long should I wait before I worry about my kitten having diarrhea? Its about a five on the poo chart and I'm used to her having about a 2. She is still running around and playing, eating and screaming for more. I cant help but worry though. I dont want to rush her to the vet and drop...
  17. nerdgirl

    IBS and CBD?

    Hi all, My mom has her sphynxy Tinsley who has a really bad case of IBS. She can't eat anything without screaming in pain and then having diarrhea. This has been going on for several years and my mom has tried every suggestion under the sun with diets to try to help her, but nothing works. I...
  18. JeMarieF

    8 month old kitten having tummy problems

    My 8 month old sphynx kitten has been having diarrhea on and off for 6 days. I told the vet about it and she didn't recommend I come in because it wasn't happening for more than 24 hours at a time. I've been filtering his water, restricting his food intake, and I'm about to switch him to a food...
  19. AndreaM

    Possible Irritable Bowel Disease, but

    Ok, this has been going on with my Sphynx since DECEMBER 2015!! Diarrhea and/or soft stool for months, and occasional bright red blood in stool for 1.5 months. This is what we've tried: * = current - Deworm - Metronidazole - FortaFlora - Hill's I/D - Hill's Z/D * - Natural Balance...
  20. Callven

    Please Help! Sphynx Chronic Diarrhea - 8 years old

    Hi, we're new here, but have a pressing question that no vet has been able to answer thus far. What is a possible reason my sphynx would have chronic diarrhea literally his entire life? He's 8 years old and has never had normal stool. It stresses me out and I worry about him, but I've seen...
  21. Nilda smarba

    Cryptosporidium help!!!

    After months of thinking our baby has ibs and a sensitive stomach to pretty much every protein on the market.....we just new it was something else......so.....we took him in to have a different test done other than just a fecal sample. He came back positive for this cryptosporidium parasite...
  22. millie jane

    Sphynx kitten has diarrhea on grain free kibble

    Hi guys! Not sure if anyone has ever experienced this before with their sphynx, but my other fluffy cat is on grain free nutrience (for all life stages), so I decided to transition him over to this from royal canin kitten (the breeder used this so I continued to do so - thinking the grain free...
  23. MollysMom

    The Ultimate Poop Pic (Chart to grade poop by)

    I feel like we need a section just titled "POOP" here. Anyways, I came across this on my IBD facebook page... apparently poop #2 is "ideal".
  24. Ortie and Kheru

    Tummy and Tail Troubles

    Hello everyone! My Ortensia is a 3 y.o. female (spayed) sphynx beauty who has had a couple issues that I have been battling since I've had her (at 14 weeks). Problem #1: Ortie has chronic loose stools. When I first got her as a kitten, I put her on grain free blue buffalo kitten food and she...
  25. BusterTheCat

    Belly Ache

    Busty isn't feeling too well. Last night, he threw up and had diarrhea. Today he hasn't been eating. Sunday was the first day we introduced him to Dunkin and we also did so yesterday. I don't know if maybe Buster ate something or if he's extremely stressed. It's worrying me a lot because I don't...
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