Posts Tagged “fur mat”
The cat coat may suffer some changes during the cat’s life. Hair loss is the most common problem and may be caused by different factors; however, there are several other coat problems that may occur.
1. Hair Loss
Hair loss must be differentiated from the cat hair shedding. Typically, cats shed twice per year and this is [...]
Here is a very nice story from the Feline Express Website on dealing with a Persian Cat who has matted fur.
Mattie used to belong to Helen Taylor’s Southern California feral colony. “I had to make friends with her quickly,” Helen said. “Somewhere in her moggie-mixture, she must have Persian in her. Her long hair would [...]
Here are the five essential cat grooming tools according to caster.com, that will help prevent most cat hair matting issues.
“I love cats because I enjoy my home, and little by little they become its visible soul.” –Jean Cocteau One would hope that visible soul Mr. Cocteau is referencing would not include loose balls of cat [...]
Many people wonder about cutting cat hair, especially if their cat has long hair, and especially in the summer time when it’s hot out. It’s generally not necessary to cut your cat’s hair, though. Your cat’s hair can actually help keep her cool. It protects her skin from the sun. Cats don’t sweat, so they [...]
One thing pets are good at is shedding their hairs. Here’s another article from vetinfo.com that will help prevent the shedding of cat hair.
Cat shedding is an unpleasant aspect of owning a feline. All cats shed hair, even if there are certain breeds that have longer hair or shed more. To prevent excessive accumulation of [...]
Here is a nice article by Ann Hohenhaus a DVM with webmd.com.
As a veterinarian, I know that keeping your pet well groomed helps to keep them healthy.
In between visits to the groomer, pet owners should brush their long-haired cat or dog; otherwise mats appear. Ignore the mats and they start to hold moisture and grime [...]
This article comes from i-love-cats.com a few years back for those with long-hair cats. Read on:
Do you have a long-haired cat as your pet? There are many people that love these cats but have to constantly contend with cat hair matting issues. There’s no doubt that to groom your long-hair cat on a daily basis [...]
This letter written to the cat-health-guide.org website by John Rice from San Antonio, Texas, ask this question:
Our older long-haired female cat started having matting of the hair along each side from front sides back to the tail.
I back brush every day but the matting is close to the skin and is very tight. Some of [...]
Grooming your cat regularly with a brush or comb will reduce the occurrence of cat hair matting.
Unfortunately, many cats wind up with matted fur because they hate to be groomed. Here’s how to deal with the problem, which occurs most often in longhairs.
1. Attempt to remove the fur mat after the cat has eaten. Cats [...]