How do i help my cat get rid of matted hair?
I have 2 cats at my job to control the mice problem we face. We got them from a shelter and are skiddish around people. they are getting better around us but dont really let you hold them and they barely let us brush them. Is there anthing we can use like a spray or wipes or even some kind of medicine that can help? We just changed their food to help with their coat but so far it hasn't helped. Its tough because they are so skiddish its tough to get close for too long.
Asked By: lnj121303 - 8/20/2009
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If it's already matted, all you can do is shave the mats out and let the fur grow back. If you try to brush the mats, you will just pull the fur and hurt them, and they will be more skittish... More
Answered By: Kim B - 8/20/2009
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You will have to brush them.Catch them and cover their eyes with a cloth and then hold them and brush.Talk to them as you are doing it.Good luck.
Answered By: Star - 8/20/2009
Are they long-hair cats? If they are so skittish, it would be best to take them to a vet to be shaved. A vet can sedate them so they are easier to handle. They won't be completely out but they won't care about what's happening to them... More
Answered By: emt_me911 - 8/20/2009
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