No more hairballs

Throwing up hairballs isn’t natural. If cats still lived outdoors, shedded fur would be blown off or pulled off. In the home, fur detaches, gets licked into the throat and is either vomited out, or accumulates enough to create an obstruction if it doesn’t pass through the body.  Everyone has time for 15 seconds of brushing aContinue reading “No more hairballs”

“My cat sheds too much!”

I’m going to lay it out straight, because I get too many calls from really sweet, really smart people who didn’t get the memo that the animal you adopted BECAUSE IT IS SOFT AND FLUFFY is an animal that is covered in fur. You want the kitty but no fur? There are cats for that. If youContinue reading ““My cat sheds too much!””

“I just adopted a cat. Is it a good idea to groom adopted cats?”

If you just adopted a cat, congratulations!!!!!! You have so much fun, excitement and love ahead of you. Should you have your newly adopted cat groomed? I think so, and that’s not just because I am a cat groomer:). If your cat was in a shelter, I can almost guarantee that the shelter staff wereContinue reading ““I just adopted a cat. Is it a good idea to groom adopted cats?””

What do cats and onions have in common?

Answer:  Skin that tears like paper.  If you use scissors to cut out mats, think “onion” as you snip. Don’t think “orange” or even “pear”, because those fruits have thicker skins than your cat.  The skin is the largest organ in the body.  Feline skin thickness ranges from 0.02″ to 0.14″.