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  1. NakedMargie

    New member and possible pigmentation question!

    Hello! It’s about time I finally joined! I’ve had cats all my life but just got my first naked baby, Cream, 2 years ago. While my vet is wonderful and knowledgeable, I live in a very small town and their knowledge of Sphynx is limited. I’ve been visiting Sphynx Lair for all my questions and...
  2. D

    Your advice needed: Dark and raised spots

    Hi fellow Sphynx lovers, My 10 years old cat Pixie has started to develop a few dark and raised spots. They don't seem to bother her and she lets me touch them. The veterinary surgeon tells us they're nothing to worry about but I'd love to know if anyone here has had a similar experience...
  3. Alonasmommy

    White spots under the skin

    Hello everybody, My cat is 3 months old. Before we took it , she only ate orijen dry food. When we tried at first to make the food transition from advance to orijen dry food ( i hope i spell it corectly ) some red and white spots appeared on her skin. We went to the vet, she recommend some hipo...
  4. stephanysphynx

    What is this?

    Hi. I’m new, so I’m not 100% sure I’m doing this right. But my Sphynx gets regular baths, so I know this isn’t dirt on her. Any idea what these spots are??? She is about 7 months old.
  5. SarahShambles

    Struggling with spots!!

    Hey guys, Please help.. Luna is COVERED in spots! Can food cause this?! She’s ment to be grains free however church eats royal canine! It’s the only thing I can think of other than a heat rash? She’s been off raw food for two days also as we’ve run out (waiting on heart n liver) :( I really...
  6. O

    Pigmentation? Dark Skin on my sphynx.

    You can see from the images, that it's not raised or red or swollen, it's just... colored different. It started a 2 years ago, and it comes and goes; it's going through a big flair right now. She's allergic to any kind of poultry; she had so many issues when I rescued her. (But that's another...
  7. Annejo12


    My Raphael has developed this rash. It came so fast. Started as a few pink spots on her head last evening. This morning there are more and they are raised and rough to the touch. I am heading to the vet with her in 15 minutes. I'll let you all know what the vet says. Poor baby, although it...
  8. Hillary

    brown spots

    Hello! First time posting here:) but I was hoping somebody may have an answer for me as I've been worried about little brown spots on Normans paws lately. I have not changed his food in any way, He eats Halo organic chicken dry food and sometimes Halo wet food from time to time. I noticed...
  9. Catalina

    help!!! . i don t know what is this...

    Today i ve noticed those tiny spots/dots on my baby s skin. Can anyone tell me what is this? I m scared... and for the moment i can t go to vet today... i ll go monday. Srry my english.
  10. Marerickson

    Help!!! Spots by the bum!

    zhuri recently got these spots by her bum! I cleaned her butt extra good yesterday and when got home from work this afternoon it was worse! I just cleaned her against her will so the pictures arent as bad as it was before but can someone please tell me what this is?! We have an appointment at...
  11. Hayley ebborn

    Horrible spots appearing

    Hello Sphynx mummy's and daddy's I have a question so my young man has these god awful spots popping up all over his head, has anybody seen or know what this is? Pic attached:
  12. InariSan

    Help! What are these bumps and spots?

    My 8 year old sphynx has started to show small (pinhead) sized black spots under her skin. It started as one on her back, and now they are starting to pop up in more places. I moved to a small town where the vet doesn't know much if any about the breed. They currently cut a piece off but then...
  13. 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?
  14. Elycia


    My kitten keeps getting more and more of these spots! I've tried everything and nothing is working. Please help. :cat:
  15. Sushi


    spoiled sushi !!!
  16. 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...
  17. Amy31


    hey guys, any clue on this and the best way to treat it? I think it's a Boyle but has a slight yellow head also, I've pressed a warm flannel into it and he wasn't to happy, moved his head when I tried and I wasn't pressing hard so I think it's abit sore!! Tia
  18. Amy31

    Lumps and bumps!

    Me..again! I seem to have my bursts of over posting craziness on here! But I was just wondering if like us sphynx cats can get sort or, under the skin boils? On the top of lucifer'so tail, he has the usual blackheads but I've just noticed a small lump in the middle of the top of his tail, he...
  19. A

    Dark spots growing and traveling up..

    Hello everyone! I posted not too long ago regarding some dark patchy spots that appeared on my little boy Klaus about two weeks ago after using coconut oil and have not applied it to him since. I am bathing with johnson baby wash & tropiclean hypoallergenic and the spots do not come off and...
  20. jasmyn

    Help!!! Skin issues!

    The one on his neck showed up about 3 days ago, i have been putting Neosporin on it and i have no idea what it is! It is slightly raised. He also has what appears to be a rash on his nose as well. Anybody have any options/ideas/advice?? My vet is out of town for awhile and there are no others in...
  21. Marcin92

    Weird spots above eye :(

    Hi, my 6months baby developed some dark spots on her face mainly above her right eye. I dont really like the way it looks however my main concern is healthwise if it could be something serious? It doesnt seem to bother her, its just dark spots no bleeding or cuts/sores. Any advice how to get rid...
  22. Deannalyn

    Sphynx Dry skin

    My spuddie has very dry skin and gets flakey. I've also noticed he has some rough spots on his rear that have become darkend. Almost looks rash like to an extent. Not painful for him but have no clue why it's happening. I purchased some emu oil shampoo and after his bath put pure coconut oil on...
  23. Sphnxophelia

    Ringworm Scars??? Advice needed

    Hey All, My Poor baby kittens got Ringworm a couple weeks ago and we put on a Cream that healed them quickly. However, Now they have these very dark brown/black spots where ever they had their Ringworm before. Is this Scarring? If not what is this and will it go away? I need to...
  24. siouxsie

    need a little help

    Hello all, just wondered if anyone can help, I have read a couple of posts regarding 'blackheads' but thaught as i have 2 problems I would post here. firstly our sphynx Cecil is about half a year old and he has two problems. The first being a servere case of blackheads.. and Im not just...
  25. Lilli

    Black Spots Underneath Tail

    Hello Everyone, So for the past several months my lil' black Sphynx baby, Weiland, has had a black spot covering his bum and part of the underside of his tail. Its texture is slightly rougher than the surrounding skin but isn't pealing or flaking. It isn't causing him any discomfort and it...