The 9 Best Cat Grooming Tools

Cats are notorious for grooming themselves well, but sometimes they need a little help. Here are 9 tools to keep your cat looking, smelling, and feeling great. 1. The FURminator The FURmintator reaches below your cat’s topcoat to gently remove loose hairs and reduce shedding by up to 90%. Image Source: Furminator via Amazon.com 2. Earthbath All Natural Cat Wipes Earthbath Cat Wipes are hypo-allergenic and fragrance-free. They safely wipe away dander, dirt, and saliva residue. Image Source: Earthbath via … Read more

5 Reasons Your Cat May Not Be Grooming Properly

Cats are notoriously good groomers. In fact, if you pay attention you may notice your cat giving herself a bath several times a day. Grooming is your cat’s way of eliminating loose fur, dead skin cells, and debris. Grooming also helps your cat regulate her temperature. Healthy cats will go out of their way to maintain well-kept coats. Therefore, a neglected coat can be a sign that something is wrong with your cat and warrants a visit with your veterinarian. … Read more

5 Reasons for Your Cat’s Flaky Skin

It’s no wonder that flaky skin is one of the most common conditions affecting cats. After all, there are many factors that could cause your cat’s skin to become flaky. These factors range from cosmetic to dangerous, so it’s always best to meet with your veterinarian if you notice changes to your cat’s skin or coat. Let’s look at five of the most common reasons you may be seeing flakes. Image Source: Takashi Hososhima via Flickr.com Under grooming Most cats do a … Read more

The 15 Hairiest Cat Breeds

Some cats are lucky to have beautiful long, flowing coats that really catch our eyes. While they might be more difficult to care for in terms of grooming, they are certainly stunning. If you’re looking for a cat breed with a plush coat or looking to avoid the extra care, check out this list of the hairiest cat breeds. #1 – Birman The Birman, considered the “Sacred Cat of Burma,” is a long-haired, pointed cat breed known for its beautiful … Read more

Grooming 101: What Type Of Brush Is Best For My Cat?

Cats are natural groomers, but that doesn’t mean we shouldn’t do our part in keeping them clean and healthy. While cat coat and skin care basics are generally the same no matter the breed, certain types of coats require different kinds of brushes. While most brushes will work just fine, choosing the best one for your cat’s coat type will make sure they’re in tip-top shape. #1 – Slicker Brush Slicker brushes are curved or slanted brushes with very thin … Read more

15 Tips That Make Trimming Your Cats Nails Easier

Trimming a cat’s nails can be downright painful, with blood loss on both sides. However, it doesn’t have to be that way. The following 15 tips will help make nail trims with your kitty an easy task. #1 – Take Breaks Don’t try to do all four feet at once. It’s easier on your cat if you take breaks. Depending on your cat’s comfort level that might mean a break between paws, or even after just a couple claws. #2 … Read more

10 Secrets To A Healthier Skin & Coat For Your Cat

Ever wondered how cats in commercials and advertisements get those luxurious coats? Of course, sometimes the ad is trying to tell you that if you buy their product, your cat will look like that. But is that really true? Here are 10 secrets from professionals in the pet industry that will help your cat’s skin and coat shine with health. #1 – Use Natural Products Seek out natural botanical ingredients, which promote a healthy shine while allowing a cat’s skin to breathe … Read more

7 Grooming Tips For Long-haired Cats

While long-haired cats may be beautiful, sometimes people are apprehensive to have one because of the extra work they might think will be involved. Long-haired cats have a certain appeal to them and if you look past the grooming, they can make a great choice for a companion. Here are some helpful tips to keep those long-haired kitties looking marvelous 24/7: 1. The softer the coat, the more grooming required This is a general rule of thumb that you can … Read more