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PharaohSphynx17

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I just adopted a 2 year old boy. I found he has pretty dry skin. He seems to scratch around his neck a bit too.

Is there anything I can use to help him?








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I just adopted a 2 year old boy. I found he has pretty dry skin. He seems to scratch around his neck a bit too.

Is there anything I can use to help him?








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Hello, Does he wear a collar at all? Sometimes the collar area can become irritated. A very "tiny" bit of coconut oil in just the dry areas may help, not too much because it can attract dirt. Bathing too much can also cause dryness. How often do you bath him? :)
 

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If it's only a dry skin, you can put a tiny bit coconut oil on dry area. Only a tiny bit cause coconut oil attracks dirt:).
Did your boy had a vet check when he did came to live with you? This way you know for sure the dry skin isn't caused by some infection or so.
 

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@PharaohSphynx17 , do not to put on any human lotions** because of ingredients

What food is Pharaoh eating ?
I do know some members have good results with duoxo shampoos ,
I like Avenalyt and Hylyt soap free shampoos -
With all spa day products , be sure not to over bath and rinse well-

Here are some pics of products available on line and or at vets office
 

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PharaohSphynx17

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Hello, Does he wear a collar at all? Sometimes the collar area can become irritated. A very "tiny" bit of coconut oil in just the dry areas may help, not too much because it can attract dirt. Bathing too much can also cause dryness. How often do you bath him? :)
I bathed him once. I put coconut oil once and it seemed a tiny bit better.

He doesn't wear a collar.

I'll try the oil again.




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If it's only a dry skin, you can put a tiny bit coconut oil on dry area. Only a tiny bit cause coconut oil attracks dirt:).
Did your boy had a vet check when he did came to live with you? This way you know for sure the dry skin isn't caused by some infection or so.
I haven't taken him to the vet yet.

I am going to try the coconut oil.


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@PharaohSphynx17 , do not to put on any human lotions** because of ingredients

What food is Pharaoh eating ?
I do know some members have good results with duoxo shampoos ,
I like Avenalyt and Hylyt soap free shampoos -
With all spa day products , be sure not to over bath and rinse well-

Here are some pics of products available on line and or at vets office
Oh no no, I wouldn't put human lotions on him.

He's eating a dry food I think called cat chow? Probably not the best but it's all I had right now cause it's what my other cats eat.

I'm in search to find what's best for him. I've only had him for a week




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@PharaohSphynx17 , he is sooo handsome! So excited for you!
Feed him what ever works for him :)
We have kitties here that do good on all kinds of foods and brands from grain free and grain
inclusive -

Just go very sloow if you decide to change foods to avoid poo issues
Looking forward to more pics of him!
Thank you for opening your heart and home to him ((hugs))

Head kisses sent!
 
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