It used to be thought that cats
groomed themselves so well, and so didn't need any human assistance, unlike dogs.
Times have changed. Knowledge has changed. Products
Plump kitties usually need extra help with their own grooming "reach."
kitties typically need help with self-grooming.
Cats know when they aren't completely clean, and appreciate it when you help them. You can see it
in their obvious demeanor, after they've been bathed and groomed. Many are overtly appreciative with face licks and most purr
health and avoidance of problems before they become worse is today the main reason we groom cats who are valuable
- Dustmop and dust rag? It's
true; her coat and paws are picking up some of what a dustmop or dustcloth picks up from your floor.
Licking and swallowing each day's dust and debris, chemicals,
dirt, and loose hair is not the best practice for optimal health of any cat.
With regular brushing and grooming, most hairballs can be avoided.
Indoor cats need grooming assistance the most.
Long-haired cats typically need combing-brushing every other day, at home. It takes less than a minute,
and can prevent mats - this is a must. Selecting the right comb and brush is important, and each cat's coat is somewhat different.
You cannot judge by hair length only.
cats are typically groomed professionally 4 times a year. Long-haired cats about every 6 weeks. Cats that are shown and those
photographed commercially are bathed every few weeks at minimum.
- Help relieve dander allergies.
- Help reduce shedding in your house.