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How often to groom my cat?

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cozietoesie Thu 25-Jul-13 16:30:58

I made it a part of our nightly love-in so he actually asks for it.

deliasmithy Thu 25-Jul-13 15:42:36

I attack mine every other day when moulting and once a month when not. All three hate it but food bribes work well.

cozietoesie Wed 24-Jul-13 22:12:08

Well Seniorboy is shorthaired and when he came to me at 13 he was virtually untamed. (My Mom, bless her, didn't bother - he hadn't been to the vet since he was neutered and didn't know what nipping claws meant.)

Lonecatwithkitten Wed 24-Jul-13 22:03:15

I only ever have short haired cats as I never brush my cats because a) I forget and b) the posh arrogant boy would eat me alive.

cozietoesie Wed 24-Jul-13 20:17:53

I do it every evening. He enjoys it so.

ALovelyBunchOfCoconuts Wed 24-Jul-13 20:08:09

I got the feeling that if I stopped when she walked away Id have been there for a very long time grin

Fluffycloudland77 Wed 24-Jul-13 19:42:05

It depends, I aim for every few days and stop when he walks away.

ALovelyBunchOfCoconuts Wed 24-Jul-13 16:19:14

I've had my cat for a good few months and realised today I haven't groomed her since I've had her.

So I bought a slicker today and have given her a good brush. She loved it and got a couple of dreamies for her efforts grin

So how long are you meant to brush them for? I was getting loads of fur out but stopped after about ten minutes because I didn't want to annoy her. Should I have kept going until no more fur was coming out?

and how often should I do it? Weekly?

thanks in advance smile

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