Cats spend a ridiculous amount of time grooming itself. I
swear, sometimes I feel that if a
cat were to stop licking itself for just one whole day,
it will suffocate or something, like sharks do if they
stop moving. Even a kitten at 7 weeks old, knows how
to groom itself like a pro!. The body of a cat is highly
flexible, combine that with body parts naturally made for
grooming, and you got yourself a real efficient four legged,
furry little, grooming machine. Although the cat can
clean just fine on its own, using its saliva tongue,
paws and claws, human assistance is still very much needed,
especially if the cat has become too stinky or dirty. Grooming
also provide many health benefits such as improving your cat’s
blood circulation, decrease matting as well as reducing the
chances of getting hairballs. Plus cats love to be
Cat Grooming Tool
There are all sorts
of cat grooming tools out there and some of them looks downright
weird! Like they belong in a science fiction movie. Anyway you may
want to get a variety of combs and brushes depending on what type
of cat you own. For instance, wide toothed comb or brush is more
suitable for long hair type cats, while medium ones are more suited
for short hair cats. Here's a basic cat grooming
tip: Groom long haired cats daily because they are
more susceptible to tangles, mating, and their coat pickup dust and
dirt easily. As for short and medium haired cat, once or twice a
week should be enough. In a nutshell, you wanna get the following
cat grooming tools to make your job easier.
Grooming a short haired cat
Essential cat grooming
Stroke your cat very gently to make it feel relax
and comfortable. Next grab the Zoom Groom and gently brush
the whole body. Ideally you should start at the base of the
neck, and then work your way down to tail as well as both sides
of the body. Please be extra careful on those sensitive parts
like the tail, under the belly and
At this point a lot of dead hairs will start to come
out, so get the medium
toothed comb ready, so we can proceed to remove
dandruff as well as some of those stubborn dead hairs.
Use the bristled brush for the final touch-ups.
Finish the grooming process with a bang by sprinkling some talcum
powder on the coat.
Presto! Now you cat is all nice and sleek looking,
ready to rock the house!
Grooming long haired cat
Essential cat grooming
Wide toothed/comb brush.
Medium toothed comb.
Basic cat grooming tip:
long haired cat can be a pain since they are prone to tangles and
matting. You can easily solve this by applying some talcum
powder to loosen the tangles, then simply straighten it
with your hands.
Begin by gently stroking your cat to make it feel
relax. Next, use the wide
toothed comb to untangle hair and knots. Ideally you should
start at the base of the neck, and then work your way down to tail
as well as both sides of the body. Please be extra careful when
brushing the tail, under the belly and groin as these are sensitive
parts. Use as much talcum powder as required for some of those hard
to loose tangles as mentioned above.
Now it is time to put the Zoom Groom into action. Proceed to brush as
described above using firm but gentle strokes. The main purpose
for this step is to make sure most dead hairs are removed
accordingly. The Zoom Groom is capable of
removing many dead hairs as well as dirt and dust from long
haired cats very quickly.
Finally for touch-ups, comb the cat again using
the medium toothed comb. This time to make the
coat look neat and tidy. Be sure to pay extra attention to the fur
located around the neck and the tail.
Ok your cat should look very grand by now and all
set to make other cat owners green with
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