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  1. Kumoandkaze

    Rough hair, rash, and constant flaking

    Hi! My Sphynx(Kumo) is 6months old and has been having many skin issues. It started about two months ago and the vet at the time said it looked normal and it was probably acne. It didn't look like acne to me so have changed his food to grain free and also tried chicken free. I bathe them weekly...
  2. sphynkles


    Ok ok... im FREAKING OUT!!! I came into my laudry room because my sphynx boy Kilo was mewing about his litter box being full, so i went in to clean it, but on the floor there was two puddles of what looked like blood!!! I freaked out! Sometimes kitty pees on the floor if i forget to clean his...
  3. nakednelly

    Soft poop!!

    Hello, I’m a new sphynx kitten owner, we got our girl Nelly on Friday 26th October from a reputable breeder in our area. She is almost 14 week old, had all vaccinations and is microchipped. She’s is an indoor cat and only cat. She also was wormed 22nd October. Since we got her she has had...
  4. A

    Please help, my kitten has horrible redness in one eye

    Last night my 7 mo old kitten developed redness in her iris, turning her normal blue eye to almost purple. Took her to the vet this morning, and My vet says she needs to have a high content steroid drop (also VERY expensive), and then wants to run a series of expensive tests if that doesn't...
  5. 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...
  6. kiana

    Albino or odd eyed kitten?

    Hi, This kitten is now almost 2 weeks old. Now the eyes are opening we noticed one has red eyes or a red blur around its eyes. atleast thats what we have seen at the moment. Another one has just one red eye. The one with the 2 red eyes must be a red sphynx and the other one is coloring in at...
  7. ZazooLoves

    Sick 10 Year old Sphynx! Someone Please Helps! Vets Don't Help!

    Help Someone Please! I rescued two Sphynx cats about 9 years ago from an abandoned house in Illinois. Zippo the boy and Zazoo the girl. They are brother and sister. They love each other very much , and I love them more than they could possibly love me. This morning I woke up to Zazoo throwing...
  8. D

    Prayers needed :,(

    By little fighter has the wet form of FIP. I'm lost and heart broken. I believe he is unable to fight this becuase of his genetics and I'm devastated. Ive only had this sweet boy for a month and I now have to decided when to let him go. :,( We are going for a second opinion before making our...
  9. D

    Help me find a vet!

    I live in Northern Illinois near the Iowa border and I need to find a vet who actually know Sphynx cats... anyone live in my neck of the woods who can point me in the right direction. If it helps I live in the Whiteside/Carroll County area in Illinois. Asap. THANKS Cate and Dobs.
  10. D

    My Asthma attacks.... Help?

    Hello new friends! I am a 23yo female in Illinois. I am a new first time Sphynx mom to a 3 month old. I am allergic to all hairy cats but in the month that I've had my Dobby I have not had any of my typical allergic reactions. I was so excited. But now I think I have a problem. I have low grade...
  11. sphynkles

    Help! Kitty fell underwater and sneezing!

    My lil baby Kilo fell under the water today at bathtime and his whole head was submerged!! Since then, hes been sneezing!! Help! What do i do?!! Is he ok?!! Hes breathing ok, just sneezing a lot!!
  12. J

    Bloody Scabs please help

    My kitty is covered in these bloody scabs! Please help! Started as one and is now about twenty+ im sixteen so I'm hoping to avoid a vet bill if possible. Please help. (She jumped into our chlorine pool the other day she was only in for a matter of seconds, could that have caused it.
  13. Janie rosell


    Hi Everyone! I'm a little worried. A week and a half ago I rescued this 2 and a half month old sphynx kitten. She's gorgeous and super sweet. Everything seemed fine until Saturday we went to get her vaccines and she's been having diarrhea, she's been super sleepy and not active much like she...
  14. Monica

    Help... What am I missing??

    Countdown to Kenzo is down to FIVE DAYS! :LOL: My excitement is now becoming anxiety.... Am I ready? How are my dogs and daughter going to get on with him? Will Kenzo love it here? Will he fit into our lifestyles easy peasy lemon squeezy? Is he naughty? Where in the house should he sleep...
  15. Monica

    Hats on Cats?? (SEND dressed NUDES)

    Full Monty or Dapper Dan?? Do you dress up your sphynx, or prefer a fully nude, nude? Did your sphynx take to clothing easily, or was it a transition? Please share your experiences dressing, or failing to dress, your naked babies! Brand recommendations wanted. Pictures of your sphynx in...
  16. 3mmy1115

    I just received my first sphynx!

    Hello I just got my first male sphynx yesterday! He's a year and half and not fixed yet. He's very sweet and doesn't hiss my other cats are still slightly unsure but trying to get used to him. He's been home for almost a whole day and still hasn't eaten yet. He's still really scared. I was able...
  17. M

    Concerned about "Fading Kitten Syndrome"...

    Our girl (1 yr old) just recently had 4 kittens 3 weeks ago. While they all seem active, curious and vocal, I do have concerns for one of them. While the other 3 seem to be filling out and wandering around and playing, 1 tends to sleep in a corner alone, and isn't generally too playful. He also...
  18. Monica

    Long hair, don't care??

    Hola Lairians! I have question about sphynx hair/fur. Through my research, I learned that the 'degrees of hairlessness' can vary from sphynx to sphynx, as well as through different stages, seasons, room temperatures, and age. I saw a sphynx on instagram recently who, like most I've seen, was...
  19. Radwan masri

    My Sphynx Died

    Hi All; Yesterday morning I woke up only to find my Spynx dead on my floor, he was an active smart lovable male very interactive. It was a devastating moment & was sobbing all day yesterday. I am a 55 years male divorced, jobless, living alone. This is my 1st pet & he was only 11 months old...
  20. humungbean

    Scabby Rash On Chest & Armpits - Help!

    Hi! I’m a little lost and need some help. When my cat was little, I used to bathe her every few days with unscented hypoallergenic pet shampoo and then rub her down in coconut oil and all of that. She’s had rashes in her armpits and on her chest since as long as I can remember. I went to the vet...
  21. naked is best


    HELP HELP HELP I AM FREAKING OUT. My boyfriend was home with both kitties today while I was in class all morning, when I came back home this afternoon I opened the door to get inside and closed it behind me and made my habitual trek to see my man and kitties. Bf was holding kitty number...
  22. KKristen61

    My kitten’s eye

    I got back from a trip yesterday and came home to my baby’s eye looking like this: I took her to the vet and they said she doesn’t have a scratch on her eye and gave me an ointment to put on it but it doesn’t seem to be working yet. Has anyone had this problem before? I don’t want her to be...
  23. stephanie16

    Looking for sphynx kitten!!

    Hello!! After months of research, me and my boyfriend are finally ready to get a sphynx, and we are SO excited. However, we are running into the problem of finding somewhere near us that has some. If anyone has any suggestions for places within two- two and a half hours of Charlotte, NC or...
  24. stephanie16

    Need advice!!

    Hello!! Me and my boyfriend have been looking around for almost 6 months for a sphynx cat/kitten and have been reading everything we can get our hands on. I need advice from people who have the breed, because no matter how much we want one, we don’t want to be selfish and being a little prince...
  25. Doates

    Aggression out of no where

    hey guys I need your help. Taz is going to be 4 months tomorrow and I'm noticing he has been getting aggressive at some points. He has hissed at me and make a growling noise when held. It's not all the time but I'm wondering why he is having these back lashed at me. Does this mean it's time to...