How to groom my Persian and or Long Hair Cat - Duration: 16:41

An ordinary hair dryer is sufficient to use when drying the hair of your Persian cat, although you should make sure that the setting is on low as otherwise you could cause unnecessary discomfort to your cat or even burning. Those willing ot spend the money will find that most pet stores sell dryers especially for cats which are generally lower in power. Once thoroughly dry you are ready to place your cat on the grooming area and begin cutting away excess hair. The face, ears and back side of the Persian tend to be the three places where the most excess hair appears and consequently where the bulk of your concentration needs to be focused. Be especially careful when doing the ears however as it is easy to accidentally cut into the ear leather of your cat if you aren’t careful. One way around this is to slightly wet the ears making the leather more easily distinguishable from the hair.

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Most veterinarians typically do not recommend cutting your cat’s fur. For some long-haired breeds whose fur becomes matted or hopelessly tangled, those tangles may need to be cut out. Also there are a few styles such as the “lion’s cut” which have become popular among owners of long haired cats. However, these cuts require trimmers that can make cats very uneasy, startled and unnecessarily traumatized. These are services that are best left in the hands of professionals.

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Long haired cats sometimes warrant cutting off old hair to grow a new silky shinny coat, As with any scissors extreme caution is needed when using a scissors on your pets. I only groom my cats when they are relaxed and sleepy. I go to them, I don’t make them come to me. If you cut the skin in between these scissors the cut could be much more severe than a normal scissors because the multiple little teeth will grind the skin rather than just cut. When cutting a matt out for example I use my finger to feel where the skin ends and the hair begins.

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Many people wonder about cutting cat hair, especially if their cat has long hair, and especially in the summer time when it’s hot out. It’s generally not necessary to cut your though. Your cat’s hair can actually help keep her cool. It protects her skin from the sun. Cats don’t sweat, so they need that protection. It keeps her from getting sunburned, as well.

Use a #10 blade clipper and shave against the growth of the hair


I heard a great tip. Wrap each paw with Coflex tape, the tape they use to wrap your arm when you give blood. There is no stickum but it sticks to itself. That said, when my wife saw how I was cutting off my cats hair she started to cry..... not tears of joy. Guess I should have gotten permission. Most veterinarians typically do not recommend cutting your cat’s fur. For some long-haired breeds whose fur becomes matted or hopelessly tangled, those tangles may need to be cut out. Also there are a few styles such as the “lion’s cut” which have become popular among owners of long haired cats. However, these cuts require trimmers that can make cats very uneasy, startled and unnecessarily traumatized. These are services that are best left in the hands of professionals and may require sedation.