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Stinky butt

Discussion in 'Sphynx Cat Questions?' started by kalliee129, Dec 19, 2009.

  1. kalliee129

    kalliee129Senior Lairian Senior Lairian

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    Ok this is going to sound so bad and lame but I have to know. Meechos butt stinks!!! Like really bad. She gets plenty of baths and I wipe her butt with baby wipes but that odor they release is just awful. This morning she walked by me and I swear it was bad enough to knock me out. Took her straight to the bathroom for a shower and really scrubbed at her butt. Does anyone else have this problem or is my nose just really sensitive?
     

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    Try having her anal glands expressed the next time you're at the vet. It's very uncommon, but this could be precisely what's causing the odor.
     
  3. Maggies mommy

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    Maggie has the same problem ewwwa I always use baby wipes to clean her stinky butt I also put baby powder on after. But anywase ur not alone!!! I had the vet look @ her anal glands & they squeezed them but nothing came out, so it wasn't that. Her butt smells like cheese alot rotten cheese:Exclamation:
     
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    I wish Sophie cleaned her bum better! Sometimes she does well for a while then slacks off. My nose is sensitive and sometimes its worse than others but not terrible. When my parent's dog's anal glands act up that is horrible!
     
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    Walter always had a stinky butt until I switched him to raw food. Now? ...no smell at all! And I'm so glad, because he's always sticking his butt right in my face. :LOL:
     
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    Sounds like this could be A problem with some kind of yeast infection? Not so sure just my opinion.
     
  7. kalliee129

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    Well I'm about to make Meecho an appointment at the beginning of January for her shots and have them take a look then too. It's weird because it's not all the time it's just when she sticks it in my face on purpose and starts her wavy tail dance. I had heard that cats put their scent on you and maybe because Midnight had hair I didn't notice it as much, but I seriously think if we dropped Meecho down in Iraq when she is letting that scent out the war would over quickly.:LOL:
     
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    Scrotie's but really stunk when he was little and he always had to put it right in my face. I thought I was destined to have a stinky butt cat but since he has gotten older I haven't smelled it!:ThumbsUp:
     
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    Peach has stink butt too, really bad. I used to work in grooming so I took her to the tub and tried the anal gland thing but I have never had a cat either at home or at work that needed anal gland help so who knows. Nothing came out and I am.. a really good anal gland squeezer. No, definitely not proud of that LOL

    She is a very active "marker" though. I also think it has to do with her change in diet, I dont know what she was on before but if she was on raw and I switched her to kibble cold turkey (its grain free, organic, the best I can afford) and that would DEFINITELY do it. So I am waiting to see if I just have a stinker or if her belly works itself out ;) crossing fingers
     
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    Could it be gas? George has gas A LOT!
     
  11. kalliee129

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    naw it's not gas unfortunately and I'm pretty sure it's not her diet because she didn't always have this problem. I think she just likes to mark me and her particular marker is very memorable:LOL: It's been so cold here I haven't had a chance to get her in to the vets. I have a really warm bunny suit coming soon and I will feel better about bundling her up to take her out. I figure right now it's not such an issue but it is funny to see everyone in the house walk by her and call her stinky butt:LOL: I swear she heard my dad call her that and she purposely went up to him and stuck her butt in his face and did the tail dance so I know she was letting it loose:Laugh:
     
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    This made me laugh so hard!
     
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    Sounds like "marking" to me as well. If her diet is not upset - which is sounds like it's not - and her anal glands don't look impacted - then it may just be her natural "odor" that smells. I had a male who's butt area would get brown and almost "greasy" looking. He was also very fat and not very good at cleaning himself. So I started making sure his butt got a good cleaning each day and I would follow it up with some butt cream and sometimes an antibactrial cream. It helped a great deal. Putting a little baby powder on there as someone else suggested is a good too.


     
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    :LOL::LOL::LOL: This is exactly what Mo does! He has such a clean pink little 'ring' for a few weeks then all of a sudden he will start slacking off! I will say Mo will you clean yourself up, your bum stinks and it doesn't look pretty!'
     
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    :LOL::LOL::Hysterical: Oh dear rotten cheese, thats enough to make you gag! Mo doesn't get that, he usually just has an odur of poop surrounding him when he's 'been' :LOL: Which isn't pleasent!