A Canadian woman bought what she thought was a hairless only to find out she had been sold a regular housecat with his fur shaved off and whiskers plucked out. And she’s not the only one who appears to have been duped.
Should I shave my cat to keep her cool?
While there may be times when you feel it would be better to shave your cat at home, there may also be times you need to seek professional help. Stop and ask for assistance from a vet or groomer if:
My cat before and after he got shaved
Waynesboro police said at least seven cats have been shaved without their owners' permission since December in the neighborhood of Tree Streets. , the felines being shaved are "clearly pets," based on the fact they are well groomed and wearing collars.
If I shaved my cat, this is what he would look like.
I never dared to shave my cat, but I must admit that I gave it a lot of thought, especially after I saw these funny pictures of cute shaved kitties!So far at least seven cats have been victimized. No one has reported witnessing any abductions or shavings, and so far no one has come forward with information.Waynesboro, in Virginia's Shenandoah Valley, has quite a mystery on its hands. Apparently, someone is capturing neighborhood cats and shaving them. According to local reports, the cats' underbellies and legs are being shaved "precisely."As most know, kitties are self-cleaning creatures and as such, they rarely expect to ever experience the horrors of the grooming salon. Unfortunately for the clipped, sheered, and half-shaved cats you’re about to meet, life is just not always fair. Though many a cat has insisted he’d rather brave the summer heat than lose an inch of his Arctic-thick mane, sometimes fur moms have other plans. Why? Because what's cuter than an adorable cat haircut?"No, Chris, you would lose that wager," wrote Mary Martin. "My cat was shaved 3 times and she had a collar and a visible tattoo from spaying. I've kept her in since February and she won't let the hair grow back. It is distressing."Nita Lewis made an excellent point: "It would be very hard to shave a cat by yourself," she wrote. "When you see them shaved, have they been missing all day?" she wanted to know.