Can I groom my Persian cat?
Grooming a Persian cat is quite different than grooming other cat breeds. Persian cats need grooming on a daily basis, at least as far as combing goes. We use a wide-metal tooth, static free, comb. We do not use a brush; unless it is for “fluffing” the coat of the cat after all mats have been removed.
Is it bad to shave a Persian cat?
Persian cats are the most demanding cats in terms of grooming requirements. Shaving Persian cats is a decision many owners make to help decrease mats, hairballs and for hygiene. However, it is not necessary to shave long haired cats.
When should I groom my Persian cat?
Persian cats have beautiful long hair that requires regular maintenance. They need to be brushed and combed daily, bathed once or twice a month, and have their nails clipped every ten days to two weeks. If you’re giving your cat a complete grooming in one day, it’s important to follow steps in the proper order.
How can I make my Persian cat hair fluffy?
Using just a bit of shampoo and lukewarm water (one part shampoo to five parts water), massage your cat’s fur. Work quickly but calmly, and be careful to attend to any problem areas (dirt, matted hair, etc.). Work from head to tail, being careful to avoid your cat’s eyes and ears.
How do you groom a Persian cats face?
It is best to use a wet cloth to clean their face, taking extra caution around the eyes and nose. 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.
Is it bad to groom a Persian cat?
Yes, Persian cats do require a lot of grooming. But once you know exactly what you need to do, grooming isn’t so bad. In fact, it can be enjoyable. This is a nice time to bond with your pet.
Do you brush and comb a Persian cat?
They lick off all the excess fur found in their coats as well as any dirt found on it. However, some cats are better at grooming themselves than others. Because Persians have such thick coats it’s especially important to brush and comb them on a regular basis and the more frequently you do this, the more your pet will enjoy the experience.
How often should I cut my Persian cat’s fur?
Cut the fur around the back area of the legs near the anus. Repeat this process every 3 weeks. Avoid using scissors, which can pose a stabbing hazard. Bathe your cat once to twice a month. Persian cats’ fur tends to get greasy, but frequent baths can remedy that. If your cat is young, start with two baths a month to get them used to the process.
How often should I give my Persian cat a bath?
Persian cats’ fur tends to get greasy, but frequent baths can remedy that. If your cat is young, start with two baths a month to get them used to the process. Afterward, depending on how oily their coat gets, you could cut back to once a month. Buy a shampoo that matches your cat’s coat color.