Quick Tips: Why Grooming Is Important

Proper coat care provides health benefits. Learn eight ways regular grooming can help your cat.

Besides making your cat look great, grooming adds extra benefits. Via Public Domain Pictures

Veterinarians, breeders and groomers recommend that most cats receive some sort of grooming on a regular basis for a variety of reasons. Here are eight ways grooming helps your cat:

1. Decreases hairballs.
2. Controls fleas.
3. Keeps the cat (and therefore your home) cleaner.
4. Keeps matting to a minimum.
5. Allows the cat more freedom of movement.
6. Removes dead skin/fur.
7. Degreases the coat.
8. Avoids the chance that elimination would be impeded.

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