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  1. kvh sphynx

    Strange Spot(?)

    Hi all Looking for some advice as Google images wasn't helping me much! My girl is coming up for two, aside from hating her ears getting cleaned and the occasional bath tantrum we've had no issues or hygiene concerns. Yesterday though I noticed a small rough patch between her shoulder blades...
  2. Socky

    Help! White cluster bumps on my cat?

    Im sort of freaking out for my cat!! He’s a rescue and we’re trying our best as we’ve never owned a sphinx but lots of experience with cats. It’s on both of his front legs. Right is bigger than left. I’m fearful for ringworm or soemthing that could be transmitted to humans but it doesn’t look...
  3. DROME

    SKIN RASH or BLISTERS. Please help?

    Just showed up today, looks to be getting worse. it has spread to her ear. Could it be allergies? Has anyone else seen this type of rash before? thank you in advance! female/ 7 months old/ no changes to bath schedules or food since she was 4 months old.
  4. B

    The sores have gotten worse

    I have posted on here recently regarding the sores on my naked Peterbald Draco's under arms and belly. I'm currently in the process of elimination of many things but nothing has worked so far. Today I've noticed the sores are even worse. I'm really concerned. Has anybody else's cat had these...
  5. Almond

    Need help determining what’s wrong with my baby’s skin

    Hi sphynx fam! It’s been a while since I’ve been here but I’m so grateful to have this community and resource! Almond has recently developed these dots that scab over, almost like insect bites or something but this is very new and has never happened in the 7 years he’s been with me. I went...
  6. Mlmaelg

    Skin irritation, lesions?

    Hi all! I’m new to the forum :) I have a 7 month old male sphynx named Ziggy, we rescued from Ukraine a few months ago! This past week or so we started noticing little scabby pimples or lesions showing up around his neck. It started with just one and i’ve been monitoring it, but then i just...
  7. Ty Blaze

    Underbelly, inner-leg discoloration.

    Hello everyone! I have two little ones (Abu and Jasmine). Abu is covered in black peach fuzz, and Jasmine is a Peterbald. Abu has developed a discoloration on his under belly that I am unsure of what the cause would be. I had taken him to the vet a month ago regarding this issue and they gave...
  8. Jasmk2

    Help! Skin condition/ allergy

    Hello everyone. I'm at a complete loss... I'll try to explain as well as I can and add some photos. My 3 year old girl, Ocean, has never had any issues with her skin since I've had her. She was on a raw diet which she really thrived off, gained a bit of weight and looking very healthy as she...
  9. S

    Sunburn excessive skin damage

    My little one was exposed to sun for several hours during a period of 15 days. (They let the cat to be outside in the garden with no protection). Now, his skin is all covered with sores. Has this happened to anyone? I don't know what to do to heal his skin and make it all smooth again.He does...
  10. L

    Help my baby’s skin problem

  11. Rihmeek604

    Thigh and Belly Discolouration

    Hello, I'm new here and looking for help for Rihmeek (8 months). I've read a few threads about discolouration around the bum but I haven't seen any posts about the thighs and belly. Our vet thinks he's allergic to beef and fish, we've taken him off that and were giving him Stella & Chewie's...
  12. bakmiauw

    Dark Spots on Sphynx Cat Please Help!

    Hi everyone, ive just recently joined and this is my very first post. I have a 6 months old Sphynx who has just recently started getting these dark spots on her skin and it doesn’t seem to go away. Ive consulted a vet and since they dont know much abt the breed they just decided to try and see...
  13. M

    Mystery Spots!!

    Disclaimer: I'm a pre-med so "too many details" may follow. Hi everyone! I've been tracking a skin problem with my ~4 year old Sphynx. But I haven't found a single spot that looks like hers anywhere online so I'm happy to hopefully contribute informative info once we get this solved. I haven't...
  14. S

    SKIN HELP- From Australia

    Good morning all, I have an 18month old Male Blue Mink Sphnyx. He had a vet visit two weeks ago for a sore on his back she gave him antibiotics for the week and neocort cream which is a hydrocortisone, anibiotic, anti inflam cream but can only be used for a max of 14 days. While the scabbing...
  15. Perdimos

    Brown spots on kitten skin?

    Hello everyone, I have a question about my Sphynx his skin. I’ve been struggling with it for a month. And about 2 weeks ago i’ve brought him to the vet. The issue is pink spots that appear on his skin dry and some flakey. My kitten has been tested by vet if it could be a ringworm. But the test...
  16. AlbertoMp3

    Skin patches

    Hi my 4 month old Sphinx has these spots on her back that haven’t gone away and the side and they aren’t raised or itchy or anything but they just look weird, is it worth bringing up to the vet when I see them again/make an appointment for?
  17. Niko Sphynx

    Dark patch on arm

    Our guy Niko has this odd-looking nickle sized patch on his under arm area. It's sort of raised in parts, we've tried black seed oil but it's still there. I'm hoping it's not something serious, he does have other bumps and marks but that's due to his rough housing, he's an alpha male, very...
  18. Kristielllen

    Skin issues

    My cat,Igor, has had this weird rash along his spine since the day we picked him up. It started off as a small spot with red around it, and has gradually gotten worse. The vet has absolutely no idea what’s wrong, but I don’t think she is very familiar with sphynx cats to begin with. Has anybody...