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How do you groom a matted Persian cat?

How do you groom a matted Persian cat?

You can sometimes gently comb out the mats if you hold the matted fur and use a Cat Slicker Brush and just try to work the mat out this can sometimes work on less matted fur. I find that the slicker brush works best as it doesn’t pull at the fur as much as a fine-toothed grooming comb would.

Can you cut matted fur of cats?

Never try to cut out a mat. Cats have very delicate skin and with mats forming close to it, it’s easy to miscalculate and cut too deep. Not only will your pet be in pain but they will experience excessive bleeding and a wound that may need stitching.

What should I put in my Persian cat’s ear before Bath?

Put Cotton Balls in Their Ears Before Washing Their Head. Minimizing the amount of water that enters your cat’s ear during a bath is important to avoid ear infections. By sticking a cotton ball into each ear, not too deep in the ear canal, the cotton ball will absorb most of the water that tries to enter.

What kind of comb should I use to groom my Persian cat?

Use a fine-toothed metal comb. Comb with the grain of the hair. Be careful to avoid your cat’s eyes, nose, and ears. Avoid nylon combs, which can generate static electricity and literally shock your cat.

What should I do with my Persian cat’s hair?

Persians have long hair, and this long hair should be conditioned. Conditioning your cat’s hair and skin will help to moisturize the skin, hydrate the coat, and keep the hair soft and tangle free. Make sure it is a conditioner safe for cats. Do not use human conditioner.

How often should I Check my Persian cat’s ears?

Tips Use a cotton pad saturated in some saline solution to wipe your cat’s eyes. You can buy it at your local pet supply store. Because Persians have very long hair, they’re at a higher risk for conditions that affect the ears. Check your cat’s ears once a month.

What should I use to clean my Persian cat’s ears?

Simply dampen a cotton pad, how your hand over your cat’s eyes, and wipe away the stain. After, dampen a new cotton pad to remove any leftover cleaning solution. For successful eye grooming, make sure you have these supplies. Ear wax can build up in your cat’s ears, so it is important to occasionally clean their ears.

Do you need to trim your Persian cat’s fur?

If necessary, trim any fur around their backside. Since Persian cats have thick coats, feces can often get stuck in their fur. Use the clippers to remove any feces if necessary. Also, you can trim their fur to help prevent mats. In the summer, I especially suggest trimming their long coats to help them stay cooler and to prevent mats.

What’s the best way to groom a Persian?

Once the hairs are loose enough, you can sort out the tangles by running a comb through the affected area. However, be careful not to use nylon combs as these are known to generate static electricity. If the mat is too severe, you may have to cut some of your Persian’s hair.

Is it OK to use bed pads on a Persian?

Baby paws will remain free of stains if you use something disposable. Plus, disposable bed pads are sanitary and the best way to absorb odor and disease. (And, this is the quickest way to find blood in the urine, or detect worms in the feces.)