Well-groomed cats stay cool in summer. Shaving not necessary.

There are reasons to shave a cat, but temperature is not one of them. Best way to keep your cat cool? Frequent brushing, water, shade. From MPC of Texas (Mobile Pet Care Clinics) “Unlike humans, the skin of dogs and cats does not contain the vast network of blood vessels and sweat glands designed toContinue reading “Well-groomed cats stay cool in summer. Shaving not necessary.”

Is your Persian cat flammable? OMB!!!

Oh My Bastet. (Bastet is the Egyptian cat-headed goddess, of course.) You totally should have known that. You call yourself a cat lady? Sheesh. Go adopt a Dachshund. Anyhoo, if the fire alarm goes off when you touch your cat’s fur, see below for a magical liquid called Coat Handler Anti-Static Spray. Spritz a little on yourContinue reading “Is your Persian cat flammable? OMB!!!”

Spring is coming! More light means more shedding. Call a groomer!

Cornell Veterinary College writes, “The amount a cat sheds depends on the natural light available to him.” Longer days are almost here. If you want a house that isn’t layered with fine cat hair and dander, brush, brush, brush. If you don’t have time, take advantage of the fact that you live in the greatestContinue reading “Spring is coming! More light means more shedding. Call a groomer!”

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”