Arms getting scratched by cat? What do I do?

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?”

Don’t let anxiety stop you from caring for your cat

If you are scared to trim your cat’s claws, that’s okay.  Claws are pointy, so your fear is understandable. If you are afraid to irritate your cat by combing through her fur, that’s okay. Some cats aren’t easy to comb. YOU don’t have to do these things, but if you want to take good careContinue reading “Don’t let anxiety stop you from caring for your cat”

Cat Groomers are health-care providers. Choose a groomer as you would choose a veterinarian.

Cat groomers use tools for restraint, shaving, trimming, washing and drying. Each tool, if used correctly, helps make grooming a faster and safer experience for your cat.  Handled incorrectly, these same tools can hurt your pet.  Use the same care in choosing a groomer that you use when choosing a veterinarian. Does your groomer knowContinue reading “Cat Groomers are health-care providers. Choose a groomer as you would choose a veterinarian.”