Misguided cat information all over the place.

If a veterinarian or veterinary technician tells you cats don’t need to be groomed, ask “What about fat cats who can’t clean? What about sick cats? What about 20-year old cats? What about Persian cats? What about shedding season? What about claws growing into paw pads?”

Veterinary professionals have so much to offer, but they are not who I go to for questions about quality-of-life care. Grooming improves the quality of life for owners and pets.



Ingrown claws. Ouch! Prevent them.

Be the best cat owner in New York.

Claws can grow into paw pads of old cats, chubby cats, but also young healthy cats.

Owners feel so upset when I show them ingrown claws. They love their cats.

Don’t let it happen to you!

Schedule claw trim visits. Better to do it now than wait too long.

If you like my grooming tips, you might enjoy having me groom your cat. Email catgroomnyc@yahoo.com to learn more.

Natural cat grooming. Very necessary.

Cats used to walk through rain and snow. Wind blew away shed fur. Branches pulled off mats. Sunshine dried oily skin.

Mother Nature was a cat groomer.

Cats live inside now.

We must do what nature used to do, or face the consequences.

Oily fur. Mats. Shedding all over the house. Hairballs vomited up.


Cat grooming is both natural and necessary.

Linda Schmoldt

Professional Cat Groomer


Linda Schmoldt, Groomer & Owner

Curious about how I learned to groom cats?  I worked with animals for many years and attended school.

  • New York School for Grooming
  • House call veterinary nurse
  • Animal shelter manager
  • Emergency animal rescue supervisor
  • Assistant zookeeper intern The Bronx Zoo
  • Biology honors at CUNY

Email Linda Schmoldt at catgroomnyc@yahoo.com to discuss a house call cat grooming appointment.

Combing Silver

Cat shedding. Funny Twitter & Instagram.

Favorite cat-shedding Tweet for today . . .

“need some sort of IoT device to measure cat shedding rate: estimate my personal data point sheds at a rate of ~0.7 new cats/day”

Favorite cat-shedding Instagram for today . . .

A sure sign of spring… cat shedding so much it’s sticking to the walls…

Email me (catgroomnyc@yahoo.com) to schedule a house call bath & blow dry.  Look to the right to see my experience, education and training.