I am sure that when you have looked at your Maine Coon Cat, and seen all that fur, you probably wondered "How will I possibly groom and trim my cat"! Now the answer to that may depend on whether or not you intend to "show" your cat or just have a well-groomed cat at home.
"Should I bathe my cat?" This is a question that perplexes many new cat owners. Cats are known for their cleanliness and self-grooming behaviors. Yet, sometimes they may need a helping hand in maintaining their hygiene. If you've ever asked yourself, "Is it OK to bathe a cat?", you're not alone. This comprehensive guide will delve into the necessity, techniques, and precautions of bathing a cat. We'll also help you choose the best shampoos and guide you on "how to bathe your cat without getting scratched".
The last thing you expect from your furry little friend is a blizzard of flaky skin. Dog dandruff. Cat dandruff.....Now what should a caring pet owner do? "Pet dandruff looks like a really bad case of people dandruff - you can easily see it with most animals," says Nancy Scanlan, D.V.M., a veterinarian in private practice in California.
While occasionally dog dandruff and cat dandruff can indicate a serious health problem, like allergies, parasites, or skin infections, more often it occurs when skin cells naturally proliferate -- They form, die and then flake off -- at an accelerated rate.
Are you considering a long-hair kitten? Although grooming is vital to good health for all cats, it is especially so for long haired ones. Consider the coat of the cat. It is really both the fur and skin together. So, you cannot have a healthy coat unless both the skin and fur are healthy.