Giving a cat a bath in a tub. Wash, dry, strut.

I see Belle every week. We share a bond of trust. I trust her not to hurt me with her kitty weapons (teeth and claws). She trusts me not to hurt her, even when I do things she doesn’t like (claw trims!). Cats all over the world are shedding gobs of dead fur, as theContinue reading “Giving a cat a bath in a tub. Wash, dry, strut.”

Cornell University Vet Med School Promotes Cat Grooming

“Grooming is also a preventive health measure. Regular brushing or combing gives you a close-up view of the cat’s skin and coat condition, allowing you to spot the early signs of disease…Brushing or combing the coat helps remove fur before the cat swallows it, reducing the incidence of hairballs, a plus in any owner’s book.”  (CornellContinue reading “Cornell University Vet Med School Promotes Cat Grooming”

Soft Paws for cats: Pro and Con

Applying tiny plastic covers to cat claws isn’t the easiest thing to do. I prefer simply trimming the claws, but sometimes that’s not enough. Soft Paws need to be re-applied every 4-6 weeks. Try the brightly colored Soft Paws, because you can easily see if they’ve come off. Good candidates for Soft Paws claw covers: TheContinue reading “Soft Paws for cats: Pro and Con”