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Will you sedate my cat?
We are not veterinarians and can’t legally sedate your cat. In fact, we’ve discovered that many cat’s do better without being sedated. For extreme cases of matting where hemotomas may be a problem, we will recommend you seek veterminary treatment. (unleashing of or if you suspect your cat has an underlying medical condition which could be exacerbated by grooming, we recommend contacting your veterinarian. We require a recent vet appointment before beginning any groom to ensure the safety of your precious feline.
Will it hurt my cat to be groomed?
No, in fact, the opposite is true. You cat can be in pain if he isn’t groomed. Certain cats that are prone to matting problems, skin condition, painful ingrown nails can be at risk if they are not groomed. They can develop mats which trap
A cat that is groomed regularly (approximately every 6 weeks) will not suffer from such problems. Because the groomer is handling the cat on a regular basis and looking over every inch of its body during each visit, health issues that may arise can be found early on, and the likelihood of effective intervention is increased.
How long will it take for you to groom my cat?
Typically allow 2 hours for your appointment if you have only one cat. If the cat is severely pelted or matted, the groom time may take longer. Once I see your cat/cats in person, I can better make a determination. Once groomed, you won’t even need to be there for the next appointment! How convenient!
How often should my cat be groomed?
Most cats need to be professionally groomed every 4 -6 weeks.
Can you groom my cat if he/she is aggressive?
We can do an assessment and determine if your cat is groomable. Most of the time, we can safely handle a cat. If the cat has a history of being feral or sick, we may not be able to groom him. We’ve had a lot of success grooming cats that others groomers have turned down.
Why is cat grooming more than dog grooming? Isn’t it the same? Cat’s have their own timeline. They are not interested in pleasing you. They won’t just sit patiently while you groom them. Unless you have been trained on how to handle a cat, they can quickly jump, bite, scratch and cause damage to themselves and the groomer. It is much more difficult and dangerous to groom a cat.
Why is it riskier to groom a cat?
Statistics show cat bites get infected. The most frequent type of bite is a puncture wound. When a cat bites, and it is left untreated, a groomer can get dangerously ill. Within the first 48 hours, the groomer will probably need to be put on antibiotics IVs for several days and be admitted in a hospital.
Risk to Groomer/Loss of Income and Even Livelihood
This means money spent for medical treatments and loss of the opportunity to serve the other cats who need grooming services. We find that most groomers won’t even do cats due to the risk involved We have sought the appropriate training to minimize the risk and ensure the safety and security of each cat.