Posts in Category: Pet Grooming & Style
4 Reasons Why Grooming Your Cat is Important
Most cats do a superior job of self-grooming, but when you pitch in (or treat your pampered Persian to a professional grooming appointment), it benefits more than her crowning glory. Regular grooming sessions actually improve her overall health and wellbeing.
At Cat Care of Vinings, we love focusing on the unique needs of cats. Our experts have compiled four reasons why tending to your tabby’s grooming needs should be part of your cat care routine.Continue…
Top Three Reasons Why Cat Grooming is Important for Feline Wellness
Cats are fastidious creatures, and it may seem counterintuitive that they need our help to stay tidy. Our feline housemates do rely on us for many things, though, and Cat Care of Vinings knows that pet parents everywhere will be grateful to better understand our top three reasons cat grooming is so important.Continue…
When You Trim Your Cat’s Claws Well, They Won’t Mind At All (In Theory)
Claw maintenance is just one of those things in the world of cat ownership that you really can’t ignore. Like human nails, your cat’s claws will keep growing until they either break or grow into their paw pad (ouch!). And, if your cat is like the ones we know and love, they probably spend a good amount of time every day sharpening their claws into little razors. We understand the trepidation, but trimming your cat’s claws doesn’t have to be stressful, scary, or painful. Without tips and tricks, the experience can be easy and fun!Continue…
The Fur Tumbleweeds are Flying! How to Reduce Your Cat’s Shedding
If you are a cat owner that has had to replace one too many vacuums, we know the struggle. How to keep your cat from shedding so much is a common complaint we hear a lot at Cat Care of Vinings. Unfortunately, shedding happens.
Did you know we offer grooming for long haired cats? We don’t always recommend shaving them down simply for shedding, but a lot of owners with long haired cats choose shave-downs to prevent matting and hairballs!
There are some good solutions to reduce your cat’s shedding, which is why we are devoting an entire blog on this hairy situation!Continue…
All Cats Shed, but What’s Normal, and What’s Not?
Whether it collects in the corners, gets all over your clothes, or shows up in an elongated regurgitated “ball”, cat hair just comes with the territory of feline cohabitation. A gleaming coat is one of their finer physical attributes, but let’s face it, cats shed. Loose, dead hair is set free 1-2 times a year, usually becoming airborne at some point only to settle in places you’d least expect it.
Yes, cat lovers must be willing to put up with loose hairs around the house. But is it always part of a normal process, or could excessive shedding be explained by something else?Continue…
Why, Oh Why, do Cats Hate Water?
You know that moment when you and your cat are really gelling together? In that single instant, you might be reading, snuggling, playing, or simply hanging out in the same general space at the same time; it’s like you’re almost the same as the other. It’s not uncommon for cat lovers to sometimes feel…feline-ish. It’s only fair to assume that cats might also feel a bit human from time to time, right?
All this could be universally accepted except for one thing: cats hate water. While people shower in it, wash their hands, and swim through it on a regular basis, cats look on in abject disgust. But why?
Cat Grooming 101: The Keys to Getting Your Cat to Take a Bath
Getting your cat to take a bath is probably one of the hardest things you’ll ever do. Indeed, there aren’t many felines who take to this experience with a sense of pleasure. However, that doesn’t mean cat grooming has to take a back burner. When you have the right tools, information, and patience, Fluffy will be the squeakiest clean cat on the block. But don’t just take our word for it – try it! Your cat may even like it after a while…maybe.
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