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Annejo12

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Hi everyone:
Just a general question wanting to know where you purchase your cat clothes. Any decent websites? Our pet stores only have dog clothes and none of them seem small enough for Raphael. We are having a deep freeze in Canada right now and although Raphael seems to be fine with blankets, furnace and fireplace I thought a little sweater would be nice too. Thanks everyone.
 

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Awh
Sure members will PM with site recommendation
I know some make sock sweaters for the wee ones
Amd onesies from the second hand store cut to fit

Be careful with clothes - my girl got her "thumb nail" caught on her sweater and got stuck and nearly fell off the top of A high place.
So now mine go naked and they are good with their blankies

Warm thoughts and head smooches your way!
@Xandria may have some great tips and sites to PM
 

Lucifers Mom

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We use baby onsies that you can buy at the store. It's in expensive and keeps them warm with out making them too warm. My babies are fairly petite (7lbs and 7.9 lbs respectively) so we get the newborn sizes. Then I cut the butt out, but I keep the snaps so that they have leg straps which helps keep the shirt down and covering their bodies. I also use a couple of safety pins at the shoulders to shrink the neck hole (mostly because my sewing machine and I don't get along and I haven't made them smaller) It's a very inexpensive option as you can usually get 3 onsies for about 5 bucks (USD). We just bought Lili 15 new ones and it was about 23 bucks for all of them. I've included some pictures to show what it looks like.

We're going through the same deep freeze in North Dakota (We're an hour south of the Canadian border). So they are in jammies quite a bit.
 

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Annejo12

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We use baby onsies that you can buy at the store. It's in expensive and keeps them warm with out making them too warm. My babies are fairly petite (7lbs and 7.9 lbs respectively) so we get the newborn sizes. Then I cut the butt out, but I keep the snaps so that they have leg straps which helps keep the shirt down and covering their bodies. I also use a couple of safety pins at the shoulders to shrink the neck hole (mostly because my sewing machine and I don't get along and I haven't made them smaller) It's a very inexpensive option as you can usually get 3 onsies for about 5 bucks (USD). We just bought Lili 15 new ones and it was about 23 bucks for all of them. I've included some pictures to show what it looks like.

We're going through the same deep freeze in North Dakota (We're an hour south of the Canadian border). So they are in jammies quite a bit.
That's a really cool idea. Thanks for the tip and the pictures really help with the visual.
 

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Hi everyone:
Just a general question wanting to know where you purchase your cat clothes. Any decent websites? Our pet stores only have dog clothes and none of them seem small enough for Raphael. We are having a deep freeze in Canada right now and although Raphael seems to be fine with blankets, furnace and fireplace I thought a little sweater would be nice too. Thanks everyone.

There’s a few online stores that specialise in sphynx clothing. I’m in Australia and I I purchase from the US.


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@Lucifers Mom i must say these are way better than most items I have bought !!
They look totally amazing
I am defo going to try these for our Cleo
Thank you so much for sharing your pics xxx❤️❤️❤️
 

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I love them. They are inexpensive, easy to use and easy to wash. And such a variety! Though I have noticed there are more girl clothes than boy ones, but what can you do? They keep the kitties warm, though they do this funny long legged tip-toe walk when they have them on which is hilarious.
 

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Mine dont wear clothes often, because they hate it XD but I am enforcing the "they must be wearing something when they go outside" rule. not that they are allowed outside at all, but im hoping that they might associate outside with clothing and hesitate to run out a carelessly left open door without any. Not holding my breath on that though... But anyway, enough of that tangent. Since they dont wear clothes often I just buy dog sweaters from my local stores. I have an 8 lb and a 12 lb and they wear small and medium respectively. It's loose enough that they dont get uncomfortable on car rides and fits over their harnesses easily, but snug enough that they cant get it off on their own. I dont ever leave them unattended in clothing so no accidents happen, but its better than spending 25$ on a sphynx specific sweater that they wont want to wear XD
Good luck!
 

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Just wanted to share some close ups of how I pin the baby onsies. I have a small container of basting safety pins that I use to pin the neck. I don't sew them because this allows me to adjust how loose or tight the neck area is.
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@Lucifers Mom Thanks for sharing !

Lol I do not sew either - skipped home ec class in school !

Have you ever tried the no sew Velcro? and hand stitched in place in lieu of safety pins ?
 
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