“Gene Nesbitt, DVM, a veterinary dermatologist and clinical professor at Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University, offers these helpful tips to ease symptoms:
* Conduct grooming outdoors
* Bathe your cat weekly, weather permitting
* Use a vacuum that has a Hepa filter on your carpet regularly
* Use a room air cleaner”
To read the full article in Catnip Magazine, click here.
My note: Because grooming outdoors isn’t possible in most New York apartments, I suggest letting your cat air-dry if the cat is short-haired. If the cat is long-haired, I would blow-dry the cat in the bathroom, then use a Swiffer mop to wipe the bathroom floors.