Is Cat Grooming Really Necessary for Most Cats?

Battle Creek Pet Grooming

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It’s not surprising that dog grooming is seen as more necessary and is much more common than cat grooming. For one, there aren’t really any “inside only” dogs, and cats actually spend much of their time grooming themselves. When a cat has physical or emotional issues, though, they may cut back or stop grooming themselves altogether. Some cats also have very thick coats so their owners elect to shave them in the hot summer months. Even if the cat is grooming itself properly, they may need a little help especially when they’re shedding. It’s a good idea to at least brush your cat from a young age. This gets the cat used to physical contact outside of just being petted or held.

Despite dog grooming being the most common, cat grooming is definitely a growing trend. Just like dogs, there is often times a need for deshedding in the warmer months. If a cat, especially one with long hair, is losing a lot of fur, it can wreak havoc on their stomach and digestive system and cause an increase in hairballs. Most cats are obviously not as fond of the water as most dogs, so we can understand pet owners unwillingness to bathe and groom their cats. We have the experience necessary to make the grooming process as comfortable as possible for all parties involved.

At Paws & Claws Finishing Touch Portage and Battle Creek pet grooming salon, we have been at the forefront of providing cat grooming service. We are fortunate to have been a part of many cat transformations over the years as they go from matted and dirty to smooth and clean. If your cat is in need of a haircut, bath, ear cleaning, or nail trimming, do not hesitate to give us a call today or book an appointment online.