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My Asthma attacks.... Help?

DobsMom13046

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Hello new friends!
I am a 23yo female in Illinois.
I am a new first time Sphynx mom to a 3 month old. I am allergic to all hairy cats but in the month that I've had my Dobby I have not had any of my typical allergic reactions. I was so excited. But now I think I have a problem. I have low grade asthma brought on by my environmental allergies. I'm starting to notice that during his bath time I start to have asthma attacks. I snuggle this little cutie all day long with no problem but all of a sudden while washing him I become a mess.... Has anyone else who has asthma had this issue? There is no way on this planet I'm letting this stop me from being a good mom I'm just a little freaked out. Help???

THANKS A BUNCH
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Is there someone else that could do the bath routine for you?
 

DobsMom13046

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Is there someone else that could do the bath routine for you?
Right now I live alone while my bf is going to college a few hours away. My parents live on the other side of town from me... I wouldnt want to have to take him there just for one of them to bathe him... but my bf could do it if we lived together.
 

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do you have reactions when you wipe him down between baths?

You could perhaps have BF or relative do a monthly bath

Do you have a reaction ehen you do in between bath wipe downs ?

I know Sowmetimes members take their kitties to a groomer for spa day
My local shop does wash kitties - (would stand and watch personally )

Surely other members will chime in with their tips amd solutions
 

DobsMom13046

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do you have reactions when you wipe him down between baths?

You could perhaps have BF or relative do a monthly bath

Do you have a reaction ehen you do in between bath wipe downs ?

I know Sowmetimes members take their kitties to a groomer for spa day
My local shop does wash kitties - (would stand and watch personally )

Surely other members will chime in with their tips amd solutions
He is bathed weekly. The only wiping down I've done is after he poops.
@DobsMom13046 Welcome to Sphynxlair. How about wearing a mask like these...


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I was actually just looking into those!.
 

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Sorry to hear you get ashtma attacks while bathing your boy. I'm allergic myself and have asthma enviroments attacks. Alshough I never had an ashtma attack while or after bathing my crew, my allergies do flare up big time. It's caused by the dander coming off. Best is to try to bath him as less as possible. Maybe try to clean him with baby wipes?
And are you allowed to take anti-asthma meds before bathing him?
 

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Please let us know if the mask during spa day brings some relief

((Hugs ))) and head smooches
 
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