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Coconut oil?

Do you use coconut oil on your Sphynx!

  • yes

    Votes: 134 44.7%
  • no

    Votes: 79 26.3%
  • I'm considering trying it (please comment)

    Votes: 81 27.0%
  • I pay between $0-$5 dollars

    Votes: 14 4.7%
  • I pay $5 dollars or more

    Votes: 53 17.7%
  • I use it once a week

    Votes: 57 19.0%
  • I use it once a month

    Votes: 17 5.7%
  • I use the "thick and pasty" coconut oil

    Votes: 53 17.7%
  • I use the "oily" coconut oil

    Votes: 26 8.7%

  • Total voters
    300

anuty6

Lairian
Joined
Dec 6, 2017
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Points
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I never used it, actually using
i vote as wanting to use it.... i'm actually planning to order some tonight but wanted to get some opinions from people...
what brand do you use?
if you buy off the internet, what website?
is there a particular type of buy?
I have 2 naughty bath kitties, i have to hold their scruff VERY tight (which my fiancee or step daughter bathe the kitty), is the oil going to make it too oily to hold onto him?
I think you can find it on ebay, amazon.
 

Anita Eccleston

V.I.P Lairian
V.I.P Lairian
Joined
Sep 26, 2017
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Hi there , I purchased the coconut pure natural oil when I was getting ready for Cleo to come home , but I haven’t used it as of yet , as she is producing enough oil herself and she doesn’t have any dry patches so when we need it I already have it plus we cook some items in coconut oil
Hugs
Anita & Cleo xxx
 

Luzard

Lairian
Joined
Jul 1, 2015
Messages
7
Points
14
I use extra virgin coconut oil that also melts when it is a bit warm out. I be sure to keep it in a cool place though so its easier to deal with. Ill rub it on her before a bath or when I feel like she needs some. Overall Sueda has pretty good skin though so I don't have to do too much maintenance. I normally give it to her as a treat too especially after I rub it on her! She loves eating it! In fact she perks up even from the sound of me opening the jar. Ill give her about a tablespoon every other day or everyday depending on whether I remember or not. Also after I rub it on her she tries and licks it off too. So you can say that Sueda and I are a big fan of coconut oil!
 

acook3593

Lairian
Joined
Oct 21, 2018
Messages
39
Points
19
I have been using the thick coconut oil recently but just a little on a q-tip for Millie's poor hiney. I didnt know you could apply it everywhere. So you just put a little in their bath water? Does it make them leave grease stains where they sit? I'm intrigued.
 

Yoda mom

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Staff member
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Apr 23, 2012
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Not sure you could get a good rinse if used in bath water

Many members use wee bit of d'grease shampoo during baths - it needs to be rinsed extremely well
 

Beckinboots

Lairian
Joined
Dec 22, 2018
Messages
100
Points
51
I bathed Rankle yesterday and he's sticky already today so he got a festie-wash (baby wipe wash). I have noticed that the skin in his wrinkles is pink whereas the outer wrinkle parts are grey. I'm assuming that the grey is dirt? I tried washing a bit harder with the shampoo but nothing else came off. I'm considering using some coconut oil on him to see if it removes anything extra. Do any of you think it would help?

We're taking the introduction to grooming as slowly as we can as his previous home clearly didn't bother to clean him as often as they ought. You could grow potatoes in his ears they're that dirty and his claws are shocking but he won't let me near them. At least he lets me bathe him!
 
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