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Monica

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Countdown to Kenzo is down to FIVE DAYS! :LOL: My excitement is now becoming anxiety.... Am I ready? How are my dogs and daughter going to get on with him? Will Kenzo love it here? Will he fit into our lifestyles easy peasy lemon squeezy? Is he naughty? Where in the house should he sleep? Ahhhhhhh!
Don’t get me wrong, I’m still so thrilled to finally bring my baby home, but waiting has been so surreal. Now that gotcha day is upon us, I feel so unprepared!:nailbiting: For five years, having a sphynx was the equivalent of having a unicorn. Improbable wishful thinking. Now he’s really coming! I realize this is silly, but I can’t help it! (Virgo ;))

To help ease my self-sustained stress, please take a look at my supplies and let me know if I’m missing anything. I have enough time for one last Amazon order before the king is finally in his castle!

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He also has his bachelor pad, aka cat tree/condo. I feel like I’m missing something though! Help and thank you!
 

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@Monica (((hugs))))
Take a deep breathe ... "you got this" King Kenzo has quite the stash in his castle!
You have done great !

You can call in advance for a wellness check appointment (you can being a poo sample for fecal test - I also kindly ask vet take a good listen to heart for any murmurs and a listen to lungs )
set up a kitty safe room( spare bedroom, your bedroom , spare bathroom) that is great to have with multiple pet households to work on slow introductions

*Some add l-lysine powder for maintenance mixed into wet food
Some members use the kitty version in the smaller comtainer , some of us use the Now brand 100% pure l-lysine with the orange label

Throw blankets - mine really like the plush soft ones 50x60 often at stores like Ross and Marshalls etc
They are great to quickly warm in the dryer and cuddle kitties om your lap amd later train for "bedtime "

I like the dog microfiber drying towels for spa day too - always about $6 at Marshall's
Much easier to use than my heavy bath towels

Baby face clothes are great for spa day and in between baths touch ups

I like the non perfumed non alcohol makeup remover wipes for cleaning nail gunk -
A member liked the target simple brand posted in a thread

100% cotton rounds - great to wet with the precision qTips to wipe out clean ears

I know your heart is going litter patter :)
So exciting !

Counting down with you !
(((Hugs)))
Look forward to lots of pics and tales !
 

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Yay! Only 5 days to go!!

Kenzo will love living with you and your (pet and human) family. And you will love Kenzo. You're more then ready and have everything you need. If it turns out you miss something you just buy it for Kenzo. Most important thing is your love. And I'm sure you have more then enough love to give to Kenzo!
 

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You certainly seem very well prepared. I agree on getting L-lysine. We use it daily on morning and night wet food, but will be increasing the current crew’s dosage as I am sure they will stress and will be adding to our new baby to he’s wet food. If you buy baby wipes... and is the collar a breakaway one? Excited for you!!!!
 

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Only thing I can recommend that hasn't been mentioned is a bed perhaps? When I went and picked up my little man I had purchased a little bed for him (on sale at petsmart for $10 woohoo). I had him sitting in the bed on my lap in the back seat of the car, and he loved it! He just sat in that bed the entire drive home, and now he sleeps in the bed every night on the floor beside my pillow :)

Whisker City® Kitty Face Cuddler Cat Bed | cat Cuddler Beds | PetSmart
 

Monica

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Thanks everyone! I forgot, I do have the L-lysine as well! It was my very first Kenzo purchase, so it was overlooked.

@Bailey21 thanks for the little bed tip! I think I will get one and bring a blanket for the gotcha day car ride.
 

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The best purchase I made for my girl was a heated cat igloo. She adores it, and now prefers to sleep in there as opposed to on our bed. Also many soft microfibre blankets scattered around the house so she can always find a warm place to sleep.
If I had my way I would have a heated igloo both upstairs and downstairs!
 

Monica

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The best purchase I made for my girl was a heated cat igloo. She adores it, and now prefers to sleep in there as opposed to on our bed. Also many soft microfibre blankets scattered around the house so she can always find a warm place to sleep.
If I had my way I would have a heated igloo both upstairs and downstairs!
I will definitely look into those! Thanks for the tip!
 

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@littlelew , love to see a pic of the heated igloo!
Where did you get it ?

Brand is K&H Pet Products, it’s available on Amazon. This one is a little pricey, but I like it because you can remove the heated pad and use it like a regular cat bed, plus all the parts are washable. The lid is quite sturdy too, so Bub has two options.
The heated pad also only just warms to the touch. It kind of feels like if you touch the couch after you’ve been sitting on it, which gives me peace of mind that Bub won’t overheat when inside. Bonus the inside of the igloo fits a nice snuggly blanket too, so it really is comfy in there!

There are cheaper/similar beds available online too.
 

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