Confessions of a cat groomer: You get to be the good guy

I get to be the bad guy. You get to be the hero who hands out treats.  File under “reasons cat groomers exist”. I love this little cat. She USUALLY loves me.

Secrets of a cat groomer. Blow drying without blowing up.

You know the saying, “It’s not the heat. It’s the humidity.”  With cats, “It’s not the bath. It’s the blow-drying.” I wish cats looked like this during drying.   Instead, they usually look like this. How do professional cat groomers blow dry cats without scaring the cat or creating an explosion of claws and fangs?Continue reading “Secrets of a cat groomer. Blow drying without blowing up.”

Arthritis common in cats. Pay attention to their movements.

“Factors related to the presence of OA included advancing age, decreased mobility and grooming, and increased inappropriate elimination. This study supports findings of other studies in the last 10 years and reinforces the fact that OA is very common in middle-aged and older cats, and is associated with behavior changes.” From “Osteoarthritis in Cats. CatContinue reading “Arthritis common in cats. Pay attention to their movements.”