Many people assume that because cats clean themselves by licking their fur, they don't need to groom their cat. However, even though cats are fairly self sufficient, licking isn't grooming. When a cat licks himself clean, he covers himself in saliva and ingests large quantities of shedding hair, which he then regurgitates on the living room floor. You can eliminate these problems, as well as eliminate the cat smell and excess cat hair from your home by grooming your cat on a regular basis.
Most people know that cats have an aversion to water. Most cats don't enjoy taking baths, even if they are necessary. So, before you throw your cat in the tub, take a few minutes to prepare.
During the Bath
The key to successfully giving your feline friend a bath is washing him thoroughly as quick as possible to minimize his discomfort.
After the Bath
Baths are stressful for cats so it's important to spend some quality time with your cat once the bath is complete. Make sure you brush his fur out as it dries so that it doesn't get matted. Then, spend some time cuddling and petting your cat until he is completely calm.
Sometimes giving your cat a bath can be just as stressful for you as it is for your cat. If this is the case, you should consider taking your cat to a cat groomer like The Pets Place Animal Hospital occasionally. This way, your cat gets the pampering that he needs and you don't have to worry about dealing with the stress on your own.Share
4 September 2015
After my 13 year old lab had surgery, I couldn't leave her home alone while I went to work. She had to be supervised to ensure that she didn't hurt herself and rip out her stitches. That was the first time that I even considered taking her to a pet day care center. I have grown to love the center that I take her to when I have to work long hours or have commitments that can take all day. If you have a dog that you don't or can't leave home alone, this blog can help you find a pet day care center for your pet and some tips for making the transition into day care easier for you and your pet.