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Feature November 2015 Issue

Grooming Do’s and Don’ts for Mats in Cats

While it may be tempting, you need to avoid the use of scissors on your catís mats. This job should be left to the professional groomer.

Grooming Do’s and Don’ts for Mats in Cats

When it comes to mats, we just want to get rid of them. Lynn Paolillo, certifier and head instructor at National Cat Groomers Institute of America, Inc. shares a few important doís and doníts to successful mat removal.

Donít reach for the scissors: ďNever try to cut the mats out with scissors. Matting can pull skin inside the clumps and a cat can be easily cut with sharp equipment. Even a trained cat groomer will stillÖ

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