While all cats are very efficient self-groomers, long-haired felines in particular need hands-on help to prevent matting and take care of normally occurring shedding. Indoor cats, especially in homes with both heat and air-conditioning, can be in a constant state of shedding because their biological system becomes confused by temperature controls.
If your cat hates to be groomed, we have some tips for you. Let’s talk about the four parts of grooming and how to go about it without becoming your cat’s enemy No. 1!
Dr. Jennifer Conrad is the founder and director of The Paw Project, which educates the public about why declawing cats is inhumane, with the goal of getting this painful surgery banned completely in the United States and Canada.