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  1. polinagoldberg

    Skin issues: help

    My female sphynx (4.5 mo) has been experiencing ongoing skin issues for the last month and a half. She was originally on Royal canin kitten food and after this started happening we switched her on a limited protein fish diet, but it didn’t seem to help. She’s been to the vet and he’s given her...
  2. Jadasphynx

    Sphynx with hives

    Hi my 4 month old sphynx suddenly started with hives. At first I thought they were flea bites. I did find 2 fleas on her. The bumps got much worse. So bad I had to bring her to the emergency vet. Their conclusion is hives, possible allergic reaction. Nothing in my home has changed. Shes on the...
  3. L

    Kitten hives

    Hi all. I have a 20 (ish) week old who is experiencing hives. She would periodically get them, one or two.. then they would go away. Now she's had her 2nd major outbreak of hives. 1st big one we thought was from her starting viralis so we immediately stopped that. She just was started on...
  4. nkdidi

    Supplements and skin

    Hiya! I thought I'd post here since this site has been soo helpful. Whenever I have a question I trawl the threads. Anyway, just before new years my Rizzo started getting what looked like hives on her chest area. She has had a few spots here and there on her back but it got worse. Pics of the...
  5. B

    HELP ?! Hives

    So my queen had kittens and one of the kittens is about 6 months old and is randomly getting hives the food is the same the litter is dust free and scent free he uses eurcerine sentive baby soap when bathes . New owners says they have kept everything the same and under his armpits is where he...
  6. A

    My sphynx boy has been vomiting ( please help)

    He is about 15 weeks old and he just started vomiting yesterday. First I woke up noticing the bed cover was wet and realized it was vomit (seems like it was wet food and some pet grass). And I saw a trail of vomit to the washroom, maybe 3 to 4 of them. But these ones had no coulour with some...
  7. pussiette

    Urticaria pigmentosa

    Does your sphynx have urticaria pigmentosa/severe hive? I desperately need to connect with anyone owning a sphynx with this health problem.
  8. pussiette

    Bumps, hives - in sphynx kittens - common?

    Hi my baby sphynx is four months old. She has bumps/hives which go away in 24 hours but appear in other places. On her face, neck, tops of legs, occassional on side of torso. She had her vaccination two days ago and has more than ever but they disappear. The vet said it is common in...