28 Things From Amazon That’ll Help Make Grooming Your Cat Less Of A Struggle
For the cats with their claws out every time they hear the word "bath."
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1. A Paul Mitchell foaming waterless shampoo for those of you who would rather not partake in giving your kitties a bath. This foaming wash's pH is formulated specifically for animals, which means that it won't strip any necessary oils from your cat's skin that act as a protector from the world.
2. A pair of grooming gloves so that you can comb your cat while petting them at the same time. With 225 silicone grooming tips, your cat can finally slip into a state of zen as you massage their excess fur away.
4. A Greenies dental treat, because a lack of opposable thumbs makes it hard for your cat to brush their teeth. These treats promote gum and tooth health as your fur babies chew on these delicious treats. Plus, they also give your cat a fresh breath, which is always welcome.
5. A pair of bite-proof grooming gloves to avoid the inevitable scratches from bathing and claw trimming. These gloves are 16 inches long, meaning that your precious forearms will remain protected, too.
6. A set of silicone booties for some further protection from cat scratches during baths. These booties stay in place with their adhesive straps and have drainage holes to make sure that your cat's paws are not totally flooded with water.
7. A pack of Burt's Bees dander-reducing wipes for the cool cats who really don't like taking baths. These wipes are great for wiping dusty paws and clearing off any debris from the outside world, while still maintaining the health of your cat's fur.
8. A Gorilla Grip de-shedding brush, because brushing your cat's fur regularly is the best way to prevent hairballs. This brush has extremely fine teeth that comb out every piece of dead hair hiding in your cat's coat, without ever damaging the healthy hair that's still holding on.
9. A pair of cat nail clippers, because although you love your cat, their claws can sometimes be the bane of your existence. These clippers are great, as they cause minimal splitting while cutting your cat's claws.
10. An water additive to help you care for your cat's teeth. Dental care has never been simpler: just add a capful of this to your cat's water, and they will have fresh breath and healthy gums in no time.
11. A self-groomer cat toy for the feline in your life who cannot get enough of those precious cheek scratches. This product adheres to any corner in your home, making self-grooming a breeze for your kitty.
12. A hangable scratch pad, because your cat needs something other than your brand-new rug to file its nails on.
13. A Burt's Bees waterless shampoo to help wipe any dirt and debris from your cat after their backyard adventure. This is great for super finicky cats who would not even dare walk past a bath.
14. A self-cleaning brush with retractable teeth to make cleanup after a good brushing experience so easy, you'll wish you had purchased it sooner.
15. A bag of Temptations hairball control cat treats, because as your long-hair cat enjoys the taste of this treat, you'll enjoy the treat of not having to *constantly* clean up hairballs.
16. A Vetericyn wound and skincare spray, because cats get nicks from time to time. Consider this the cat version of that one salve you rub onto your own cuts to help them heal quicker.
17. An Advantage small cat flea treatment that'll provide sweet relief to your indoor/outdoor kitty. This treatment attacks fleas at all stages of life, making the annihilation of those pesky little critters hassle-free.
18. A pair of claw trimmers to shape up the claws on your feline companion. This trimmer has a safety guard to prevent over-cutting your cat's claws, a locking mechanism to ensure that there are no slip-ups, and a built-in nail file that slides into the handle for a kitty manicure that is purrfect.
19. A plastic basin, because easing a cat into a bath is the name of the game for pro cat groomers. Gently place your cat into a basin filled with a few inches of water to introduce them to the sensation of getting wet, and then gently pour water over the areas you would like to wash with a pitcher.
20. A pet hair dryer to assist your cat as they dry themselves off after a bath. This dryer has a brush attached to it for the ultimate grooming session.
21. A sprayer-and-scrubber-in-one shower head, because a human-sized showerhead can be too intense for your delicate feline companion. This showerhead is low-flow and handheld, meaning that you will be able to gently wash the soap off of your cat with ease.
22. A pet eye wipe to help your cat wipe the tired out of their eyes. Did you know that the eye area is the only area on a cat's body that they cannot reach and clean themselves? Let these wipes help you to help your cat.
23. A battery-powered nail buffer for the cats in your life with extra-sharp claws. This tool works great after a claw-trimming session to buff out any sharp edges that might cause some unnecessary nicking down the line.
24. A Pet MD ear wipe, because nobody likes an ear infection, and cats especially don't like it when humans clean their ear infections. These wipes are gentle, alcohol-free, and contain aloe vera to help soothe your cat's aching ears.
25. A set of baby washcloths for the world's more sensitive cats. If your cat does not like running water, then consider wiping them clean with a wet wash cloth.
26. A microfiber pet bath towel, because drying time is almost just as important as bath time. The microfiber in this towel quickly wicks away moisture in your cat's fur, while keeping them warm and cozy as they dry off.
27. A Forticep itch relief spray for the cats in your life who do not respond well to baths. This spray is antibacterial, antifungal, and is said to help to heal wounds, which is always great to have on hand for your more adventurous indoor/outdoor cat.
28. And a silicone finger toothbrush if your cats would rather play with their handled toothbrushes than let you clean their mouths.
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