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  1. S

    Allergic reaction

    Confused! We have 2 sets of babies right now I have always fed the moms blue buffalo basics skin and stomach because my 1 mama was allergic to chicken and grain since feeding have had no issues I couldn’t find the cat food anywhere so I tried instinct limited “turkey” kittens busted out with...
  2. 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.
  3. 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...
  4. D

    Peeling brown skin?

    Doom recently got his cone of shame removed after a surgery. We noticed his face getting dirtier than usual while wearing the cone. We wiped him down a few times, but it didn't seem too bad. The day we took off the cone (day staples were removed) my husband bathed him. We use coconut oil and...
  5. M

    Reddish/brown spots on my cats tail

    My Sphynx has reddish/brown spots on his tail almost resembling scabs that are raised. Has anyone seen this before?
  6. Rlklassy

    Please help me figure out whats wrong with my kitty

    I am brand brand new to this forum frantically searching for an answer. I have a 1 year old sphynx cat named Pewbs who has developed nasty opens sores on his neck, face, and head. He also has red hives on his tummy. A little background.. He has gotten tiny red bumps on his neck before that...
  7. CharmCat

    Scabs and red, bumpy skin

    So I'm noticing that my girl Charmayne has scabs around her neck, probably from scratching, and little pinkish bumps as well. I keep her nails trimmed and she had a scratching post which she uses daily so I'm thinking the scratching is not the occasional scratch. Then I also noticed more bumps...
  8. Pauliina

    Yeast infection and Malaseb?

    Hello! I'm new to this community (and not an native English speaker so pardon my language mistakes). I have really bad skin problems with my kitty. This is my third sphynx but I've never seen anything like this before. The problem was there right away I guess. The baby was shaking his legs...
  9. 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.
  10. admin

    Sphynx Skin Conditions

    #1 Food allergies: It is not uncommon for some sphynx to have food allergies. Many studies have shown that certain ingredients contained in cat food are more likely to cause food allergies than others. The most common offenders are chicken, beef, lamb, seafood, corn, soy, wheat gluten and dairy...