Sphynx Cat Bathing Routine

Unlike most cats who hate water in any form, most Sphynx cats have become accustomed to bathing routine and accept that this is a part of life. Some have even developed a real love of water and can’t wait for their bath time!

How Often to Bath a Sphynx Cat?

How often do you need to undertake Sphynx Bathing? The oiliness of the Sphynx’s skin means that you need to bath your Sphynx on a regular basis. The frequency of Sphynx bathing will depend on your Sphynx’s skin type and the amount of grease that it produces, however in general it will be once or twice a week.

shynx after bathing

Where Do You Bath Sphynx?

Whether it is your bathroom, your shower or even a kitchen, Sphynx cat usually doesn’t mind, as long as it is warm and cozy. Please gently put Sphynx into the sink filled with warm water as high as cat’s belly. Go ahead!

What Shampoo to Use For Sphynx Cat Bathing?

Your breeder should have developed bathing routine. If it works for your breeder it will work for you. Do not experiment – many breeders likes Earthbath All Natural Pet Shampoo. This shampoo is ideal for gently cleansing and moisturising Sphynx’ skin. Apply small amount of the shampoo on Ramer’s Baby Sponge and gently soap down avoiding mouth, nose and eye area.

How About Sphynx Cat Paws & Toes?

If you think that indoor Sphynx has clean paws then you’re wrong again.
Although you can often see your loved Sphynx licking and biting it’s paws (ice-cream licking) , they feet are still dirty, yak! So it is very important to get as much dirt as you can at the time of bathing.
Take one paw in your hand and put some pressure on one of the toe pads so that the claw extends. Pull a pinkish area at the base of the claw (this is known as the quick) and clean the dirt with the soapy water. It should be very easy at this stage as feet had a good soak. Keep your Sphynx warm, always top up sink with warm water.

Sphynx Cat Bathing Is A Special Experience

sphynx kittens in the bath

Sphynx cats are accustomed to bathing since early days. It may be not their favourite activity but they really do not mind looking pretty. Sphynx Cats don’t know how to hide pride in their faces, posture and posing when they are nice and clean. Sphynx cat bathing is a perfect bonding experience.

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