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  1. byulbunny

    Found this rash...

    Hi guys, sorry if this is the wrong place but I hope somebody can help... Just found this awful looking rash on my flatmate's sphynx and wondered if anybody has advice? I'm of course going to insist my friend takes our baby to the vet for a check up. I recently tried to point out she should...
  2. S

    Cat rash?

    Hi everyone, My cat Kendrick has had this rash for about a week, I have tried giving her cat Benadryl in hopes it was perhaps allergies and there is no change. Her diet has no changed at all her food has been the same. She gets a bath every two weeks and has been for the last 10 years. Any...
  3. A

    New sphynx

    Hello all ! I’ve recently adopted a female Dwelf I drove 14 hours to go get her and realized she was sick during the car ride home . Turns out she has conjunctivitis and feline herpes :( I paid 2500 for her and the breeder was pressing me to give her 500 more for breeding rights (even went as...
  4. D

    Help! Black dots all over my boys stomach

    Always something new with my boy I’m not quite sure what this is. This is AFTER two baths, one with Johnson and Johnson baby shampoo and scrubbing with a mit, he used j&j his whole life, he’s 2 years old now. Then when I noticed this, I made him sit with a prescription shampoo on for a bit then...
  5. JadeSphynx

    Can I do good here?

    Hey! So I’m a hairless kitty momma of two. they are the absolute joys of my life. I have always been insanely allergic to cats and these little hairless babies allowed me to fulfill my dream of having a cat. My girl is spayed, but my boy is not as I have been letting the breeder continue to...
  6. haruharu

    help, brown spots on my sphynx

    hi! I recently got a sphynx and i’m very new to this breed. I noticed earlier that brown spots keeps appearing on his skin, can someone help me what might be the cause of this? All help would appreciated (*^^*)♡
  7. AlbertoMp3

    My cats skin is a bit dry

    Hi this is Juno she’s my 7month old Sphinx! Recently she got these spots on her arms and chest and it seems a bit flakey. I don’t know if she spends the day sunbathing when I’m at work but could that be it ? She has a vet appointment but do you guys have any home remedies ? Should I try a warm...
  8. Kawiipops

    Adoted 1yr old aggressive/unsocialized

    Hi, any help really appreciated. Last year we sadly lost our 2 boys who we had from kitten, we decided it was time to adopt a new boy. We found Yoshi a very large 1year4 month old sphynx and decided we'd love him to join our family. We were told he lived with 2 dogs which he found stressful and...
  9. Rain

    Eye booger stain

    hello, We have a pink Sphynx named rain Lately he’s been getting big eye boogers, this morning his face was stained! It was bath day today and not even the bath removed his stains :( how should I clean him?
  10. M

    desperate - problems after problems

    Hi all, Just to start off, my husband and I got our first sphynx kitten back in May. We spent prior months researching his breed and we were confident in owning one. So , we got our kitten online from a breeder in our town. He was not a credible breeder and to be honest, we got our pet at a...
  11. M

    **Urgent** Two Sphynx Cats in Wyoming need Rehomed

    I have two female Sphynx cats, age 7 and 5, a mother daughter pair, who I desperately need placed in a new home. I have had these cats since 2014, and love them more than words can describe, which makes this situation exceptionally difficult to bare. I originally rehomed the girls two a family...
  12. MisBlinkyPopeye

    Corneal Ulcer? Help!

    My 4 month old Sphynx, Nala, who I’ve had for 2 weeks started to develop a cloudiness over her eye with a translucent dot in the center of her cornea. It didn’t seem to bother her until the other night I found her bleeding f her left eye. I thought it could be a scratch. I got the bleeding to...
  13. emmalizpowell

    Sudden lump on cat’s head?

    Hi guys, I’m new to this platform and my sphynx kitten is about 2 months old. I let her out of my sight for a little bit and when I look at her, she had this bump on her head. It’s like sorta firm but also kinda squishy and she doesn’t like when I touch it. I’m pretty worried but not too sure if...
  14. I

    Hi Guys!

    Hello everyone, I hope you are doing well today! I joined this site because I am (obviously) looking to get a Sphynx. They truly are my dream cat and I can not wait to give one the best life I possibly can. I have found a breeder who checks almost all the boxes on the reputable breeder thread...
  15. IggySphynx

    Sphynx Brown skin issues

    I recently got a sphynx because the owners were looking to re home him. He is a great cat so far but I’ve never owned one before and don’t know what to do. I’ve had him for 3 weeks and bathed him once, I wipe him down everyday, but he is getting this crusty oil(?) on his face and chest. It’s...
  16. B

    Help? Brown spots on my Sphynx

    Hey there, So I have a 5 year old Sphynx male who has recently had brown spots appearing on him within the last month. They are not raised and he does not go outside. Does anybody have an idea of what this is? I have attached pictures of the spots.
  17. Laurwadz

    Buying a rehomed sphynx? Thoughts, tips, suggestions?

    Hello all! I have been in search of an emotional support animal and after extensive research I’ve fallen in love with Sphynx. My preference is to have an older cat and I found someone rehoming 3 hairless cats, 1 of which is a 4 year old male. They are asking $800 for a rehoming fee, he is fixed...
  18. Wariatka

    Poop everywhere HELP!

    Hello, fellow sphynx owners{= I have a big problem with my hairless lady. She is 2 years old (we adopted her from a certified breeder around 3 months ago) and she just doesn't care for intimate hygiene at all. I've had cats all my life, she is my first sphynx and though I was prepared that she...
  19. S

    Sphynx color

    I tried very hard to look at the color guide and I honestly just feel stuupid for not being able to figure it out, so I’m hoping you all can help me What coloring would you consider my baby to have? From research when I was first bringing them home I was thinking lavender? But I’m not really sure.
  20. Claudiajb

    Weird brown rash on my boys neck

    Hi all I am started to get really worried about Sid. Over the past few days he has developed this dark brown rash on his neck. At first I thought it was probably built up oil from sweating and it has been so warm this year but he has now started scratching there and the top of his head...
  21. W

    Claw ripped completely off- how do I groom?!

    Hi all! This is my first ever post, but I have been lurking on these super helpful forums for years. Let me preface this post by saying that I already have googled and googled and called my vet (they are not able to see him til mid may with this pandemic going on) and they didnt really seem too...
  22. Frankieyates

    Help! Noisy boy

    My partner and I got our first sphynx kitten Sid on Saturday. He’s such a snuggly loving baby but he is so so loud. He screams constantly throughout the day while my partner is working (he works from home) but even when he’s in the same room, he doesn’t get any comfort from being close and will...
  23. Clawed Monet

    HELP last effort to find a cure **TRIGGER WARNING**

    I have a beautiful 7 year old Peter Bald Russian Shynx who is going through a medical nightmare. We have been to the vet 5 times in 10 days and two separate vets are unclear how to treat her or what she has. Symptoms : •Large crusty sores all over he body and face •Scabs become pustules and...
  24. Hyperion

    Please help! Ringworm

    My poor boy had surgery a little over two weeks ago and five days after that his last set of shots. Suddenly the next day he began breaking out like chicken poxs. We took him back to the vet as these bumps started getting bigger spreading faster than I imagined. They confirm it was ring worm, we...
  25. Mickey Toulouse

    Questions about my new Sphynx kitten

    Hello fellow Sphynx moms and dads! I recently got my new kitten about a week ago, he is about 3 1/2 months old. She gave me papers that said he was neutered, got a vet check and 1st vaccinations. He has been doing fine as far as I can tell, sleeping a lot and playing like crazy, he cry’s a lot...
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