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Tail Cleaning Assistance

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Trustyourself2 Thu 16-Feb-17 00:06:10

Do you ever hold the end of your cats tail for them, so that they can clean it? I do this & only became conscious of this fact tonight.

It first started with my late cat, who always had a disgustingly dirty end of tail. So much so, that I once took him to the vet with said tail, cos I thought it was diseased, only to have the vet tell me that it wasn't a disease but a load of dirt and that he was a very dirty boy. He actually wasn't known for his cleanliness and very rarely washed. He was filthy dirty the day he turned up on my doorstep as a stray and I spent weeks combing the dust out of him. That was 20 years ago now. Happy days.

avamiah Thu 16-Feb-17 00:11:39

No.
However we rescued a kitten about 2 months ago and he was very dirty so myself and my daughter washed him in a bowl with kitten shampoo and he loved it.

TroysMammy Thu 16-Feb-17 07:10:44

When my tabby washed himself I used to give him his tail and he would lick the end of it. He had a bit of an aversion to cleaning his bum but he enjoyed cleaning his willy.

Trustyourself2 Thu 16-Feb-17 20:07:53

TroysMammy, how funny. My lady cat doesn't wash her botty, cos her big belly stops her from reaching it! So, I have to wash it for her everyday.

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