Bella, Matty, Punky, Jameson, Charlie and Molly Rose. All dsh’s. Claws or cat sitting.
Dilemna. Cat stiff, scared, quiet. Wear protective gear. Next visit, cat is more scared. Ir don’t wear gear, no e-collar, light restraint, kitty might eventually relax…OR might bite & scratch groomer. WANT to use little to no restraint, BUT scratches and bites can do big damage. My dilemna. (C and C. Dsh tabby young adult)
Proceed with caution or better yet STOP. Wear protective gear. Suggest gabapentin for next time. Claw trims. (C and c dsh tabby young adult)
Groomer Forum surveyed groomers in salons. 42% report that the salon uses unacceptable products on pets. Almost as many say they want to quit due to poor quality of tools and shampoos.
I took the #320 bus to Secaucus last Friday. Why? Because of Intergroom, a trade show and educational event for pet groomers. I ogled grooming implements, especially the luxurious made-in-Japan gold Utsumi combs which are so beautiful. Then I attended a useful seminar, “Handling Techniques for Cat Grooming.” The fun part of going to grooming seminars isContinue reading “Intergroom Fun for Cat Groomers”
“A retrospective study revealed that 22 percent of cats over 1 year old and 90 percent of cats over 12 years old had radiographic evidence of degenerative joint disease.” This is why I use plenty of towels when I groom a senior cat. They rest on soft surfaces. If they’re not heavy, I even supportContinue reading “Why senior cats need special handling”
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