Grooming cats to cut down on hairballs

Vomiting up hairballs once in a long while is okay.  Vomiting them up once a week, or even once a month, is too much. I don’t know about you, but I don’t enjoy throwing up.  My guess is that your cat doesn’t either. If your cat lived outdoors, shed fur would be pulled off or blownContinue reading “Grooming cats to cut down on hairballs”

Dealing with hairballs

Useful product suggestions in this article. See below. I use some of these products.   Not Having a Ball Dec 01,2015 by: Sandy Robins Hairballs are an unwanted bonus of cat ownership. Cats shed and ingest hair as part of their self-grooming routines. Fortunately, there are lots of different weapons of attack to fight theContinue reading “Dealing with hairballs”

Too much fur? Brushing helps.

Even if it feels as though there is still a ton of fur after brushing, brushing does help. How can that be? There’s a build-up of shed fur which you’re picking away at. You’re like a miner excavating a tunnel.  Can’t clear away all those rocks in one day! Don’t give up hope! Eventually you’llContinue reading “Too much fur? Brushing helps.”

Hairball season

Cats usually shed more when the days become longer or shorter.  If they lick shed fur, they can wind up vomiting hairballs. Vomiting is uncomfortable for kitty. Remember the last time you vomited? It felt bad, didn’t it? If the hairball is deep in the intestine, it can even become lodged there. Brush your catContinue reading “Hairball season”