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  1. P

    Food Suggestions?

    Hey everyone! In about a month I'll be bringing my sphynx kitten home and I'm looking for suggestions as to what I should look for in a cat food. I know that hairless animals have a faster metabolism in general and require a higher quality and sometimes quantity of food to keep them healthy...
  2. 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...
  3. KKristen61

    What do you feed your Sphynx?

    Currently I feed my 2 year old sphynx 4health all life stages dry food but I recently saw today that it has been linked to heart issues in dogs. I am going to be safe and try to switch to a different food but I’m having trouble deciding what to feed her. I was looking at royal canin sphynx...
  4. W

    Does feeding a Sphynx a raw diet make their poop smell better???

    Hi everyone, I'm new to the sphynx lair and I'm in the process of adopting a sphynx. He won't be ready till February as he isn't even born yet lol but I've done tons of research to educate myself about sphynxes to understand them and see what would be best for them. I've read that a lot of...
  5. GMPLAX23

    Solid Poo!

    Hit the like if you love solid poo-s! Haha I know it's silly but it's hard to find the right combo for our babies but when we do... it's like we won! It took me about two weeks to get things right with Tut. He's a good boy. I was feeling like such a bad mom for having his tummy so upset but...
  6. 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...
  7. misseliss

    New Environment Stress or Vet Care?

    Hi All, I need your help and opinions! Day 4 of having the kitten, she's 3 mos old and we have been slowly introducing her to the dog (no close interactions.) She has finally gotten the hang of using the litter again, but is throwing up the little amount of food she is eating each day and...
  8. twizzler

    Lysine

    i just read a post that this person is giving their cat lysine. What is it for and should I be giving my SPHYNX it?
  9. stefanie412

    Frankenprey

    I have finally decided to make the switch to raw for Bane and Fluffy. I have plenty of extra time and I have done lots of research. However, a lot of the blogs I have read seem to contradict themselves. Some say not to feed cow and pork, while others say to feed cow and pork. Then others say...
  10. pussiette

    Pumpkin

    I know pumpkin is used to firm up stools but does it have any other nutritional benefits ?
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