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  1. bumbino

    Need help with diet!!!!

    Hello again! Long time no see, I hate to give a bad update but Bambi is STILL having soft poops / borderline diarrhea. Ever since I got him no matter what food I seem to try it just doesn’t work. So I am again looking for new diet recommendations for my boy. So far I have tried purina one...
  2. bumbino

    Update…unhappy ):

    Hello again all! I promised a little update about how my boy handles his new diet and shampoo. Well…I’m not sure if it is the right fix unfortunately. Ugh. I did a slow transition of his dry food (mixing small percentages over a week long period until fully transitioned over to the new) so now...
  3. bumbino

    Sphynx diet part 2!!!

    Hello again! I recently reached out in desperation to get my baby on a better diet to help with his dry and scaly tail and overall health! Based on the recommendations I received and the research I’ve done, I want to make a final post with confirmation. I am definitely leaning towards buying...
  4. bumbino

    Sphynx diet, I need HELP.

    I need help with my sphynx. I feel like I have nowhere to go to get GOOD medical/professional advice. My vets only care about money and I live in a small town where sphynx’s are “rare” so I can’t even seek advice from them. I want to know the best diet i can have him on. Nutrition wise...
  5. L

    Poorly cat advice - not eating

    Hello, My cat is around is 1 years old and have had him since a kitten. The past week he has been off his food, he is eating but not as much as normal. I noticed that he was sick a few days last week. He seems okay in himself, he is normally lazy so his behaviour has not changed. I’m worried...
  6. S

    Help…… my 6 sphynix cats direhhea issues

    Hello everyone - I desperately need your help…… we have 6 sphynix cats and they have bowel movement issues. 2 of them have no issues adjusting. I put them on prescription hill diet, Small, and N&D. They all had tested for parasites and other stuffs, all are negative. So I’m so frustrated...
  7. Oliver1992


    Good morning everybody! My poor boy is constipated. He’s currently fed wet and dry royal canin food He’s always been fine on this. Every mow and then he may go for a day without a poop, this time he’s not been for two days. He has a vet appointment today in an hour or so but just wondered if...
  8. DillPickle

    Hill’s i/d prescription diet

    My sphynx Dill is a year and a half old. At our vet appointment today he weighed 12.9 pounds and the vet told me he’s overweight. About 4 months ago I switched him onto Hill’s i/d prescription formula dry & wet food per my vets suggestion. Prior to this, he had chromic diarhhea, where I had...
  9. O

    Natural detoxification.

    Hi, I have been reading articles about detoxification for animals and cats and would like some advice on it, please. What would you recommend for a natural detoxification? How would you give your animal green tea for detoxification? Do you put one green tea bag in their drinking bowl and then...
  10. O

    Natural Instinct pure chicken raw meat. Nutritional enough ??

    Hi, I have been feeding my cat Natural Instinct pure chicken raw meat and would like some advice on it and your experiences with Natural Instinct or Raw meat in general, please. I don't know if that alone is nutritional enough or has enough fibre for my cat and if not, what do I need to add to...
  11. onyxandkristen

    Raw diet suggestions

    Hi there!! I feed Onyx a completely raw diet, I wanted to make a thread about what brands of raw food people use and also stuff to add into it! I am a huge fan of raw diets and im always looking for things to add into the raw food as well as some good brands! I use Carnivora as Onyx main diet...
  12. Gisele

    Raw fed cats contracting TB in UK

    Hi guys, I'm a veterinary nurse in the uk, recently the veterinary industry have been concerned that a number of raw fed house cats in the UK have been diagnosed with TB (tuberculosis). The number has climbed to 6 reported cases so far, however there could be many more non reported cases. The...
  13. 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 -...
  14. Ginalmarie

    What to feed my sphynx?

    I went to a new vet recently who recommended cutting out dry food completely from my 2 year old Sphynx’s diet. She gave me a ton of data and information that proved dry food is essentially like chips for cats, and dry food makes sense for dogs but can be harmful to cats. I’ve tried weaning my...
  15. Monica

    BAD Table Manners: training help

    We've had Kenzo for 2 weeks now, and he has been everything I had hoped, and more! He is so well behaved the majority of the time, so cuddly and sweet, so great with my 9 month old daughter and my 2 dogs.... Only issue is, he has HORRIBLE table manners.:arghh: When Hubs and I are eating, he is...
  16. 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...
  17. Ty Blaze

    PLEASE Help - Skin problem, anyone recognize this?

    hey guys! I just adopted my second little girl who seems to be giving me more problems than I could’ve imagined. My first sphynx (whom I got 2 years ago) has had no issues in health. I adopted Jasmine 4 weeks ago (she just turned 1) and seems to have a rash that nobody can figure out. She...
  18. Condo commando

    5 Powerful Cat-Care Tips Your Kitty Will Thank You For

    I made the bone broth. I only left it simmering for 5 hours and then took out the bones and just left the meat and water. Then I poured it into ice cube trays for frozen snacks. Both cats gave it paws up. Top 5 Tips for Cat Guardians
  19. Condo commando

    Two Crazy Cat Ladies Want to Help You Help Your Cat Stay Healthy

    This is so true. One of the best things about cats is that they stay active and playful their entire lives. Great tips here to maintain optimal health! Two Crazy Cat Ladies Want to Help You Help Your Cat Stay Healthy
  20. Condo commando

    How to Turn Your Finicky Feline Into a Foodie

    It's "Cat Week" at Mercola Healthy Pets, so they're posting an article every day devoted to cat health and nutrition. Here is a link to the first one that was just posted today. Not advocating any one food, there's something here for everyone. How to Turn Your Finicky Feline into a Foodie
  21. Halie Lemaster

    EVO Food No Longer Being Sold??

    Hi everyone, I'm new here! I have two babies, Berlioz and Gretchen, both sphynx. I have been feeding them Evo brand since they were wee little babies and I have just heard that beginning in March, they will no longer be stocking shelves with this brand of food! I was wondering if any kitty...
  22. kaycianne

    Reoccurring Vomitting Episodes - food allergy?

    Hi guys! I’m posting for the first time to hopefully receive some insight and answers, as I feel my sphynx baby’s problems are reoccurring and not being fixed by my vet. Misha will be 3 years old this coming December. I traveled from VA to FL to pick her up from the breeder when she was just...
  23. Anansi

    Wet/Dry cat food in Australia/NZ

    Just doing some research on what wet/dry food brands people are using down under (Aus/NZ) a lot of the brand's I have seen recommend are not readily available in this part of the world and my partner and I would rather not spend a fortune shipping in food since shipping prices are obnoxious for...
  24. SnappleSpice

    Healthy canned food

    I have two kittens (6 months and 10 weeks) that are currently on two different, wet-food-only diets. I'm not confident in my ability to feed them a good raw diet (I can barely prepare food for myself!), and I've heard it's best to stick to wet food until they are over a year old. I would love...
  25. G

    Best Food/Multi Breed Household - UK

    I am picking up my new sphynx baby soon. I have two other indoor cats, 1 bengal and 1 ginger moggy. The sphynx kitten is currently on royal canin mother and babycat food which I will keep her on for a while when she comes here however I would like to get a decent dry food that I can feed them...