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  1. R

    Licking til he bleeds...but why??

    So I’ve had Sphynx for over 15 years, started with one and now have four. Out of all four of them only one is an obsessively licking himself. He’s got scabs/rawness on all four legs right now. I’ve tried everything, changed his diet, shampoo, and laundry detergent. He does not wear sweaters or...
  2. H

    Looking for Sphynx cats in California

    Hi I’m looking to rescue a Sphynx / hairless cat specifically on the central coast of California but am willing to drive.
  3. M

    **Urgent** Two Sphynx Cats in Wyoming need Rehomed

    I have two female Sphynx cats, age 7 and 5, a mother daughter pair, who I desperately need placed in a new home. I have had these cats since 2014, and love them more than words can describe, which makes this situation exceptionally difficult to bare. I originally rehomed the girls two a family...
  4. Sharnsphynx

    Toilet problems!

    Hi guys, so we’ve had our boy nearly 3 weeks now, he’s about 17 weeks old! He’s good as gold except for one issue. He’s began pooping on the furry rug. He is toilet trained and this has only become an issue in the last couple of weeks, the first week or so he used the trays fine. Had the vet...
  5. IggySphynx

    Sphynx Brown skin issues

    I recently got a sphynx because the owners were looking to re home him. He is a great cat so far but I’ve never owned one before and don’t know what to do. I’ve had him for 3 weeks and bathed him once, I wipe him down everyday, but he is getting this crusty oil(?) on his face and chest. It’s...
  6. Jimalsi

    Medium Lump on Neck

    Hi guys, I'm new to this platform so I'm not entirely sure if this will reach anyone but I hope it will and someone can help me out. I've just had a sphynx for 2 months; it's about 4 months old now. I love him so much so I'm scared something terrible is happening to him. Purpi has been not...
  7. LuckyNo21

    Is gassiness normal?

    My sweet little girl is almost 7 months old now and gets the WORST gas! I mean hot, pungent, sulphur farts! She has been weened off the Royal Canin Mother & Baby Cat food for several weeks and is now on the same diet as my furry cat, which is a mix of Blue Buffalo Sensitive Stomach and...
  8. D

    Sphynx with skin condition help

    Hi there, I'm a new member just looking for some insight into my cats skin condition. We have taken him to the vet about it earlier this year and will be taking him again this coming week. Its believed to be a yeast infection which we thought we successfully treated with a medicated fungal bath...
  9. C

    HCM Clinics

    Hello, Hope all is well ❤️ Anyone in the Northeast area know of any HCM clinics available anytime soon? The clinic I usually attend was held in July and I missed it due to covid. For those who don’t know, these clinics screen for HCM (hypertrophic cardiomyopathy) by board certified veterinary...
  10. S

    NYC Nurse looking for sweet Sphynx

    Hi! I’m absolutely new to this thread, I think this forum is such a fantastic place to share and learn! I’m a NYC based RN who has been desperately seeking a Sphynx to share my home and life with. I have always wanted a Sphynx cat and since working during this pandemic I realized that life is...
  11. snowhite

    My seven months sphynx girl has black tongue

    Hi I recently noticed that her tongue is greyish black and has some black parts. What do I do with this? Does anyone have experienced this? Thanks!
  12. J

    Looking to adopt near Seattle! (seniors, hospice, or special needs welcome!)

    CONTACT ME: adgetzin@gmail.com or (208)859-9368 WE WILL ADOPT OUTSIDE THE AREA! We are willing to commute via car out of state to pick up an animal. If you're curious how far we'll go, just ask! Hello! Our names are Jesse and Joe, and we are two experienced cat owners looking for a hairless...
  13. hbuttons

    NY, PA, NJ, OH, MA, looking to adopt or rescue an adult.

    Hello! I am looking to rescue an older sphynx. Maybe a retired one, or just one that needs a loving home. I work and study from home, so I would be able to give them all the attention they need. Color and sex do not matter. I would prefer if they have all their shots and are spayed/neutered, but...
  14. EmilyHill

    Looking to Adopt/Rehome a Sphynx :)

    Hello! My name is Emily! I am looking to give a sweet lil Sphynx a loving home. I am from Huntsville, Alabama. I have worked and volunteered in shelter and veterinary setting. I am prepared to give a wonderful home to a sweet kitty sphynx!
  15. LuckyNo21

    Still can't figure out her name

    So I have had my new baby since late Friday night and am stuck between two names. I need to hurry up and decide so she can learn her name and we can register her microchip and get a pet tag. At first we were going to name her Nala thinking she looked like a little Nala lion, then once I got her...
  16. Bath Time

    Bath Time

    Mort likes to take baths but had an ear infection. We found a fashionable fix! See more of his life here https://www.instagram.com/mortthefelinefeminist/
  17. M

    Meet Mort!

    Hello! Meet Mort! He is an 8 month sphynx who lives in California. He loves to chase birds, rubber bands, and soup. Here is his instagram if you want to learn more about his day to day life follow him here Login • Instagram
  18. Claudiajb

    Weird brown rash on my boys neck

    Hi all I am started to get really worried about Sid. Over the past few days he has developed this dark brown rash on his neck. At first I thought it was probably built up oil from sweating and it has been so warm this year but he has now started scratching there and the top of his head...
  19. AmarasDaddy

    Sphynx kitten blackheads on tail?

    Hi friends! So, when I picked Amara up she had these marks on her tail. I just assumed it was her skin pattern. She’s traditionally all white With 3 diluted patches. So I just assumed it was her tail patterning. Now I’m starting to think it could be blackheads? I tried to pop one, I think one...
  20. VentrellaJr

    Why Does Mussolini do this?

    Mussolini my 11 month old Does this constantly before sleeping or Periodically throughout the day . Whenever he wants anything he is extremely verbal they constantly.
  21. Aurelio Ventrella Jr. Sphynx Kitten

    Aurelio Ventrella Jr. Sphynx Kitten

    Aurelio Ventrella Jr. Sphynx Kitten Named Mussolini
  22. stephanysphynx

    Rash?

    So my girl had this rash appear this morning. There are only two causes I can think of. She just mated with a new male and I know the scratches on the back of the neck are normal but could they cause her to break out? Her butt/vag area is red and swollen looking. Could he have been sick or...
  23. Andre at Astis birthday hula party

    Andre at Astis birthday hula party

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    Peekaboo
  25. Cgrover

    Looking to adopt adult Sphynx OR/PNW

    Hello! I am a college student (with lots of undivided attention to give) looking to adopt a (preferably rehomed) adult Sphynx in Oregon/PNW area. I finally have a place of my own and want to start the processes of looking a sphynx (open to bambino or rex)! If anyone has any leads or knows of...
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