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How to Brush Your Cat’s Coat

Proper brushing will result in fewer hairballs and less matting. Cats shed because their hair grows in cycles. From the root, the hair grows rapidly then slowly, and finally there is a resting period. When new hair begins to grow, it pushes out the older dead hair. When you brush your cat’s coat, you help … Continued

Picking the Right Brush for Your Cat

With so many different types of cats come so many different types of hair. Knowing which brush to use is important to your cat’s health. While grooming can be a potentially unpleasant experience for both you and your cat, knowing which brush to use can help ease the process. Unless you plan to show your … Continued

How to Trim Your Cat’s Nails

Once you see it done successfully, you’ll feel better about clipping your cat’s nails on your own. A desire to scratch is one of the cat’s most basic, natural instincts.  And for you, the cat owner, protecting your furniture and your family from being scratched is one of your basic instincts. The best way to … Continued

How to Bathe Your Cat

Cats do a decent job of grooming themselves, but there are a few occasions when a bath is in order. Bathing, brushing/combing, and clipping nails are the three most important ways you can help your cat stay well groomed. It is a common misconception that cats do not need a bath at all, but they … Continued

Training Tip: How to Brush Your Cat’s Coat

Proper brushing will result in fewer hairballs and less matting. Cats shed because their hair grows in cycles. From the root, the hair grows rapidly, then slowly, and finally there is a resting period. When new hair begins to grow, it pushes out the older dead hair. When you brush your cat’s coat, you help … Continued

4 Proven Cat Bathing Tips

Cats can spend hours grooming themselves, and for the most part, they do a pretty good job. However, there are some occasions that require a date with the bathtub! Bathing a cat can be necessary to help combat a nasty battle with fleas, treat a skin condition, clean up an adventurous feline explorer or to … Continued

5 easy steps for bathing your cat

The idea that any part of bathing a cat is “easy” might strike you as funny. After all, many cat lovers have borne their share of scratches from botched bath attempts. No wonder we usually let cats leave the cleaning to themselves. But with the right tips – and a little luck – you can make a … Continued

Prepping Your Home for Spring Shedding

Whether you own a dog or a cat, spring is the time of year when you’ll be noticing plenty of excess pet hair on your furnishings. According to PetSide.com, the coming season is when your dog or cat will lose the thick undercoat that he or she grows to stay warm during the winter, which … Continued

Is It Safe To Declaw Your Cat?

If you’ve been on the fence about adopting a cat because you think that your new pet would have a field day scratching your furniture and other home accents, you may be looking into a procedure called declawing. In reality, this operation has become frowned upon in the veterinary community and can sometimes lead to … Continued

Tips from Hartz: Taking Care of Your Cat's Oral Health

Most of us are very good about brushing our teeth two or three times a day. A few of us are even good about flossing after at least one of those brushings. And dog owners are always reminded of their pets’ dental health whenever Fido gives one of those signature canine smiles. But cats are … Continued

Pet Nail Trimming 101

Does your pet disappear when the clippers come out? According to the ASPCA, calm, enjoyable nail-trimming sessions are not only possible—that’s how they should always be! Check out the following tips for getting your pet to relax while you trim: Set the Mood Ideally you should introduce your pet to nail clipping when it is … Continued

Seasonal Professional Grooming for Your Pet

As the seasons change, you’re probably looking into a wide range of dog wellness concerns to ensure that your canine is happy and healthy in the new season. One of the tasks that should be at the top of your list is bringing your furry friend into the groomer for a seasonal session. This holds … Continued

How to Control Your Cat’s Shedding

Shedding is a natural, healthy process in all cats, in which they shed in order to remove dead hair which can cause skin irritation. Shedding helps to replenish your kitty’s fur and keep it in tip-top shape – basically, there is no way around it. But we’ll tell you the science behind why cat’s shed, the … Continued

Training Tip: How to Brush Your Cat’s Coat

Proper brushing will result in fewer hairballs and less matting. Cats shed because their hair grows in cycles. From the root, the hair grows rapidly, then slowly, and finally there is a resting period. When new hair begins to grow, it pushes out the older dead hair. When you brush your cat’s coat, you help … Continued