As a groomer and former veterinary nurse and former shelter manager, I see owners suffer great anxiety over trying to give pills and shots. Please have faith in your ability to give love. Love is medicine too. Watch this meditative video before you give the medication. (This video is my opinion, not veterinary advice.)
A not-obvious way to help kitty cool down.
After watching an experienced groomer hang on to an angry cat by the tail, I made a video explaining why this could injure the cat. Please do not hold on to the kitty by the tail.
My arms kept getting scratched when I was grooming cats. I didn’t like this, especially because I am an older person. Scratches take longer to heal than they did when I was in my 20s. Also, because I take blood pressure medication – like about 70% of Americans – the scratch would look really puffy.Continue reading “Arms getting scratched by cat? What do I do?”
This kitty’s beauty makes her a natural supermodel, but she’s also a goofball. I love taking care of her! She’s so happy I trimmed her claws because now she can cuddle with humans without them saying “ouch”. It’s all about the cuddles:)
I love the kitties that I groom, but sometimes they give me a look that drips with kitty scorn. They might as well be teenagers! I can only imagine what they’re thinking.
This is good news for cats! For a cat who tolerates claw trims, think how much better their life is when momma or poppa schedules claw trims every 4 to 8 weeks! No more getting claws stuck in the scratching post or worse, the sofa. No more scabs on the ear from too-long claws tearing at sensitiveContinue reading “More & More Owners Schedule Claw Trims”