Is the FURminator good for cats?

Is the FURminator good for cats?

If your cat isn’t shedding much and you just want to keep them groomed and healthy, you can use the FURminator tool once or twice a month. It is important not to over-groom them using the FURminator as this can result in skin irritations and can even cause too much fur to be removed leaving your kitty with bald spots.

Can FURminator damage skin cat?

Apply too much pressure to The FURminator brush. Brush the same area for too long or you risk irritating your kitty’s skin. The more you brush the same area, the higher the risk of causing irritation.

What does the FURminator do for a cat?

The FURminator Undercoat deShedding Tool for cats removes the loose hair from shedding. The stainless steel deShedding edge reaches through topcoat to safely and easily remove loose hair and undercoat without damaging topcoat or cutting skin when used as directed.

How often should I use the FURminator on my cat?

For best results, use the FURminator undercoat deShedding tool 1-2 times a week for 10 to 20 minutes each session, though the actual time will vary depending on your pet’s breed, the condition of their coat, and the thickness of the pet’s individual coat.

Does the FURminator cut the fur?

The FURminator deShedding Tool is designed to remove the undercoat and loose hair without cutting or damaging the topcoat. Some breeds have coat textures that vary between individual dogs, for instance single or double-layered coats.

Are FURminator brushes bad for cats?

A cat’s hair and skin is a 1/4 as fine as humans which makes them especially prone to tearing and damage. If you want to keep your expensive FURminator investment, I suggest you dull the edge, use minimal pressure in the dragging action, use evenly all over the body, and use frequently for a very limited time.

Can you Furminate too much?

Don’t apply a lot of pressure against your dog’s skin using the FURminator as you may scratch your dog. It is also important not to spend too much time on one area as you may cause irritation on the skin. Be gentle and go over areas more than once without being excessive to remove as much undercoat as you can.

How do I get my cat to stop shedding so much?

Preventing excessive shedding is possible with a few simple acts:

  1. Brush, brush, brush. In order to reduce shedding, help your cat out by brushing them daily.
  2. Consider the diet. Diet goes a long way in keeping your pet’s coat shiny, healthy, and shedding less than normal.
  3. Keep your cat hydrated.

Does the FURminator rip hair?

Don’t every use a Furminator on a wet dog, that will only tug and rip at the coat. Using a good conditioner, whether it’s the Furminator brand or some other high quality one, will help to reduce the tearing or shredding that many people notice when Furminating their dogs’ coats.