Routine brushing is the best thing you can do to help your cat manage their coat, no matter what hair type. It keeps the hair from tangling, removes dirt, and reduces the amount of shed hair. Certain types of coats require different brushes and frequency of brushings. Choosing the best one for your cat’s coat type will enhance the outcome of the experience. Most cats absolutely love being brushed or combed, making the experience enjoyable for both you and your feline.
Brushing Step By Step
(Once Per Week)
For short coats, use a Wahl bristle brush. Gently brush from front to back. For best results, brush all the way down to the skin.
(Several Times Per Week)
For medium coats, use a Wahl slicker brush to remove tangles and matting. Use liquid detangler or baby oil for stubborn tangles and mats, gently massaging it into the trouble spot with fingers. Use a bristle brush to remove dead hair. Don't forget to comb the tail, too!
For long coats, use a Wahl slicker brush to remove tangles. When encountering matting, gently brush out without excessive pulling. Use liquid detangler or baby oil for stubborn tangles and mats, gently massaging it into the trouble spot with fingers. Follow up with use of a Wahl bristle brush. Don't forget to brush the tail and feet!