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Static electricity

Miss Beck

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Does anyone have any suggestions on eliminating or controlling static electricity on thier Sphynx, thier blankets & sweaters?
With the heat on for winter and the air dry, it seems like EVERYTHING Prunella touches shocks her. When I pull ger blanket off, zip, crackle, pop! I feel so bad. I've been lightly spraying her blankets w water before bed and that works for a bit, but i'm sure she'd prefer not to get wet. I spray my hands with water & rub her down in hopes if stopping it. We have a humidifier but I dosen't seem to help
If my clothes are static-y I use spray-off, but I don't want to risk the chemicals and skin allergies; using it on Prune. In the wash, I do use a dye/scent free drier sheet and a wool dryer ball. It only helps a little.
Any home remedies?
 

Catzzzmeow

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Adding a humidifier to your home can help. I too would fear the chemicals in many products. We have some snapping and popping this time over year too.
 

Miss Beck

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Adding a humidifier to your home can help. I too would fear the chemicals in many products. We have some snapping and popping this time over year too.
We have radiators, so we couldn't add a housewide humidifier to that system, but I think we need to get another portable humidifier for the house.

The organic pet shop today, suggested kitty bath wipes and wipe her blankets & body occasionally. I used them for her tushy already. I might try them for her blankets.
 

Sheldon13

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Using moisturizer helps, so I imagine fabric softener would too. I've read you can use nearby metal to discharge it, so maybe run a metal hanger around the area a few times a day?


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Maddie

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Awe :( she needs little rubber soled shoes lol I hope you can figure out something that can work
 

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We use room humidifiers, and that helps!
 
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