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  1. bumbino

    Raw diet suggestions for constant soft stools?

    Hello! I have been battling runny stools with my boy Bambi since I got him in June 2022. I have changed his diet many times trying to figure out what is the right fit. I have been up all night researching on this site, Facebook, Reddit, Google, etc. for food suggestions as this seems to be a...
  2. bumbino

    2 months in on the new diet…no change ugh.

    back again, begging for a solution that just won’t seem to come!!!! I took more recommendations back in September for a diet change and ended up trying the “taste of the wild Rocky Mountain” dry food to no avail as usual ugh. I hate to keep complaining but I am completely over my wits end with...
  3. 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...
  4. Yana and Osiris

    Chicken necks, beef tail and other raw meat problem

    Before we got our kitten we had watched a dozen of videos about sphynx cats and their feeding routine. I saw kittens enthusiastically chewing bones and binging on raw meet (chicken and beef). Osiris eats neither of these. He seems to be attracted by smell when I cut raw meat but he won't simply...
  5. 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...
  6. 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...
  7. 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...
  8. A

    Homemade cat food vs. raw vs. canned?

    Hi all! I have been on quite the tumultuous feeding journey since I got my first Sphynx July of 2020 (I have two half siblings that are 1 and 1.5 years old). My older sphynx has had a series of allergy and eye issues since he was a small kitten. He developed lip ulcers at one point...
  9. S

    Dry or wet food? or both?

    I am getting ready to pick up my baby Ollie next week. He will be 12 weeks old. I am just wondering what everyone feeds there sphynx? I read a few places not to feed wet food very often just dry. Then I have seen where people do both. I am just curious what everyone else does? I cannot spend a...
  10. O

    Natural Instinct raw cat food. Taurine and supplements.

    Hi, do you think the Natural Instinct Turkey raw meat Country Banquet (Cat) Turkey has all the needed, nutritional ingredients in it? And the other Natural Instinct raw meat ones? Does the Natural Instinct Turkey raw meat contain taurine? And if so, is it enough taurine? What percentage or how...
  11. 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...
  12. 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...
  13. 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...
  14. 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...
  15. 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...
  16. 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...
  17. 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...
  18. 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?
  19. 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...
  20. pussiette

    Pumpkin

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