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  1. CatLadyForLife

    What are these spots on my kitten?

    Meow! My new sphynx kitten has developed these dark brownish spots mainly along her sides. I’ve bathed her repeatedly and tried scrubbing with various soaps including hypoallergenic cat shampoo, and tried coconut oil today & some natural grease lifting dish detergent, to no avail. What does...
  2. M

    Skin problems

    hey, well my sphynx cat have skin issues like sunburns and dots in the head cause he runaway like 3 days, the doctor send us recomendations for his Health but not for his skin so I wanna know what to do to regenerate the skin of my baby :( Please help, im literally crying bcause i dont know what...
  3. FrannyDee

    Rashy Skin

    IMG_9854 by FrannyDee posted Dec 9, 2017 at 10:58 PMIMG_4789 by FrannyDee posted Dec 9, 2017 at 10:58 PMIMG_3823 by FrannyDee posted Dec 9, 2017 at 10:58 PMMy little one year old sphynx Bryson has developed a rash which is covering his body like scars. It appears like dry patches of skin when...
  4. meekka

    My 1st sphynx, a 14yold resuce

    I work at a shelter and have always loved the breed so of course I jumped at the chance to adopt when one was turned in a few weeks ago. Gali is ~14, her original owner passed away and she was being kept by another family member who unfortunately was not able to provide the amount of...
  5. carly gail

    Medicine for skin injury- safe or not?!

    Hi all, Baldwin got neutered, microchipped, and had his hernia repaired yesterday. I set him up in my (medium sized) closet with lots of bedding, a litterbox, and food and water (later on). He was NOT very happy being confined in that space, however with my bed being tall and his cat tower and...
  6. Snapcrcklpop

    Dry Flakey Skin

    Not sure what has caused it but over the last few months, Radar's skin has become flakey looking. It is very similar to a sunburn peeling (perhaps that is what it is?) with little bubbles peeling all over the sides of his body, concentrated more on the side of his belly/in his arm pits. We use a...
  7. Bwitsnudeybabes

    Sphynx with irritated itchy chest.

    Hello friends! I've been on this site A LOT, searching for an answer or advice for anything related to my two sphynx babies. This is my first post though, so hello! My sphynx male Benedict has had a dark and itchy chest for some time now. I do notice that there are times it looks more...
  8. Maxx Kathleen

    Black speckles?

    Hello everyone! I'm new here so please bare with me in regards to trying to figure out replies and whatnot. My 2 year old not-entirely hairless baby has a problem. He has these little black spotches on his neck (front and back). They aren't bothering him that I can tell. I recently added a wet...
  9. Marerickson

    Dirt spots & bathing

    Hey guys it's been just about a week with Zhuri and I love her SO MUCH! She is hilarious, I literally laugh out loud at her many times throughout the day! She is doing great, her vet checkup went good and we couldn't be happier! I did give her a bath on Monday and trimmed her nails, cleaned...
  10. Miss Beck

    Static electricity

    Does anyone have any suggestions on eliminating or controlling static electricity on thier Sphynx, thier blankets & sweaters? With the heat on for winter and the air dry, it seems like EVERYTHING Prunella touches shocks her. When I pull ger blanket off, zip, crackle, pop! I feel so bad. I've...
  11. D

    Bumps on skin

    My baby had one big ashy looking thing and now has lots of little bumps, please help!
  12. Fher

    Found little bumps what could it be?

    Hi everyone! Soo...Im always checking on my baby Oscar..he's a spoiled lil brat! But.. we love him soo ..soo ..much. He's about 4 months now..Today while he had he's 326th nap of the day I found some bumps around his eyebrows.. (took pics not the best sorry) what could it be? Food or soap...
  13. Susanhughes

    Help! Not sure what this is

    My Sphynx just developed his rash on his belly. Any ideas? I thought maybe ring worm?? Or a viral thing? Lots of new stuff so could be an allergy but it doesn't look like hives.
  14. Luvmisphynx

    HELP! Odd skin rash or bump

    We just just got our sphynx kitten last week. When we got her she had a scab on her back that has gotten bigger and is dry, hard and scaly to touch. It seems to be getting bigger. I brought her to the vet and he was not sure what it was. There is only one but it is the weirdest spot. I have...
  15. Jacks153

    100% Organic Soap For Sphynx

    Hello fellow "Owned By Sphynx Humans "I wanted to introduce myself & let everyone know about our complete Sphynx line for the Sphynx breed that is 100% organic and used by well known breeders in California . Works amazing ! No harsh chemicals or words you can't pronounce . This breed has...
  16. Jacks153

    Happy To Join You All!!

    Hello fellow "Owned By Sphynx Humans "I wanted to introduce myself & let everyone know about our complete Sphynx line for the Sphynx breed that is 100% organic and used by well known breeders in California . Works amazing ! No harsh chemicals or words you can't pronounce . This breed has...
  17. A

    Rough skin kitten

    hi I'm looking for a little advice I have just got a little Sphynx kitten and his skin has a rough like texture all over as if he's been licked with a really rough tongue! It's not flaking or red or anything just rough like sand paper, my first sphynx skin has always been baby smooth so im just...
  18. Notorious

    Question on skin? Other than coconut oil.

    Hey there, I've been lurking for some time after just recently acquiring two sphynx. One in particular seem's to have really bad skin, just on his back - it's dry, peels sometimes, and darker than his normal coloring I've taken him to three vets and all have just told me to put coconut oil on...
  19. R

    Dark spot on my Sphynx's hindquarters, very worried

    My sphynx-named Bananas-is almost 2 years old and has developed a large freckle on her hindquarters. She is white with grey/blue areas. Inside one of these grey/blue spots a freckle developed. I am really worried about it and wondered if this is something common or if anyone has any experience...
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