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Fur on blankets

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Pepsioften100 Fri 04-Nov-16 11:24:20

Is there an easy way to get fur off blankets? Mainly fleecy ones.

They go in the washing machine- smell lovely and clean but covered in cat fur still.

I've resorted to wiping with my hand and then hoovering the fur that collects, but to do both sides of 5 blankets means I lose a whole bunch of time just to get the fur off.

Please tell there is an easier way... hmm

SoupDragon Fri 04-Nov-16 11:26:20

I put them in the tumble drier before washing them.

Pepsioften100 Fri 04-Nov-16 11:26:51

I do sometimes use a lint roller too but seems really wasteful as it loses stickiness quickly so end up using loads of it up.

TondelayaDellaVentamiglia Fri 04-Nov-16 11:27:02

there's no easier way.

rubber gloves can help, or sometimes I use a washing up brush to swipe it off as the blankets are on the line.

cozietoesie Fri 04-Nov-16 12:15:31

If they're man made fibres, I tumble dry them. That takes hair off. (I'm leary about tumbling wool etc. Some bad experiences. wink)

Toddlerteaplease Fri 04-Nov-16 12:25:45

Dyson V6 animal. It's brilliant!

HeyMacWey Fri 04-Nov-16 12:27:06

Yes to brushing them down wearing rubber gloves.

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