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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. JessyCat

    Skin Patches

    Hi there! Just wondering if anyone else’s Sphynx gets these weird dark patches. They’re located primarily on her belly in the leg folds-armpits. I’ve tried coconut oil with no luck. It’s seems periodic where its really dark and other days hardly noticeable. Not sure if this is just her...
  3. Ty Blaze

    PLEASE Help - Skin problem, anyone recognize this?

    hey guys! I just adopted my second little girl who seems to be giving me more problems than I could’ve imagined. My first sphynx (whom I got 2 years ago) has had no issues in health. I adopted Jasmine 4 weeks ago (she just turned 1) and seems to have a rash that nobody can figure out. She...
  4. L

    What the heck is this????

    Hi there, I bought my kitten from another state. She just arrived yesterday and ImI prettyI concerned and unhappy honestly. I've never seen anything like this. I brought her to the vet and she didn't know what it is any ideas?
  5. Kerry Williams

    Skin Problems

    Hello all, this is my Bellatrix, she will be one in April. She seems to have been struggling with a skin issue since she was very young, although I don't remember her looking like this when we brought her home. I am aware it could be something in my home making this happen but I try to use...
  6. L

    Possible ringworm? Pictures include

    hi! We just rescued our sweet Betti. I bathed her in the same soap the lady before did and within an hour a patch popped up. Figured it was a dry patch, I put aquaphor on it and it made it worse and bubble almost. Lady told me hydrogen perxiode, which worked and heeled the first spot. Then two...
  7. 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...
  8. N

    Dark spots on my sphynx back... anyone help ?

    Hello ::) ... I'm new here, I have a sphynx 1 year old... and yesterday I noticed small dark spots on his back near his tail ... today they just look worst... more and bigger, it seems it doesn't hurt or anything just the pigmentation /some pics attached/ any idea ... I'm pretty worried ... his...
  9. 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...
  10. x0x0Christinaaa

    Curious red patch

    Hi all! My little guy, Pigwidgeon, has a red patch on the skin that's between his back right leg and belly. It doesn't appear to be ringworm, it doesn't seem to bother him at all and he doesn't pay it any extra attention. Before hauling him to the vet, I was wondering if anyone has seen...
  11. Lupi

    Sphynx with Ringworm

    I got a new sphynx kitten and she gave my other sphynx and devon rex ringworm(n). They have been on medication for a week ina half now. Wanted to know how long do they have to be isolated? Or can i take them out and still give them medicine? Feel very bad bc my sphynx cried and cries and its...
  12. Kawiipops

    Light marks appearing on sphynx's skin

    Hi, I'm new to owning a Sphynx. Our boy Woody is 6 months old, and lately we have noticed small light marks are appearing on his legs and side of body. Does anyone have any ideas what they may be? Thanks in advance.
  13. Ida

    Bad skin disease to identify, please help

    (Hello. I'm here partly on behalf of the Finnish sphynx community, and will refer to it as "us".) There's a homeless sphynx cat in shelter, and she has a terrible looking skin condition. We cannot identify the disease, nor the treatment. I'm posting pictures here in hopes you having bigger...
  14. CassidySarah29

    Black Tongue & New Spots

    My baby, Yoda, has been diagnosed with a blood disorder that causes her to have thin paw pads and she has developed a small cyst as a result as well. She was on steroids for awhile to help, and after she stopped them- her tongue turned black and has been black ever since. I've brushed it off...
  15. A

    Skin problem help!!!

    my beautiful little sphynx Albert has developed a strange mark on his back today and I'm very worried. As I cannot find any similar cases or get any idea what it could be! Can anyone help?!?! I have attached a few images below! Albert is 8 months old he has had all his vaccinations, His...
  16. J

    abnormal skin condition in my female sphynx

    I have a 2 year old female elf sphynx that sheds these black flakes wherever she walks. she gets dirty, filthy within hours after i bath her. She has a good appetite and normal stool and urine. She was sold to me as being pregnant which she was not. I live in Philadelphia, PA and need to find a...
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