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My longhaired cat dosen't clean herself very well...

Frank and Lloyd
September 9th, 2006, 10:32 AM
I have two cats, one long haired, one short haired. The long haired one, Frank, dosen't do a very good job of cleaning herself in the hind quarters. Are there any ways to help her out? Powders, wipes, sprays, etc?

Thank you

Maya
September 10th, 2006, 01:25 AM
I haven't had long-furred kitty's myself but recently someone mentioned they keep (very carefully) the hair trimmed just around the hind quarters to help their cat stay clean. I would stay away from anything scented powders/sprays, or products with possible irritants, and probably stick with warm water and a soft wash cloth. I'm curious if she's always had problems cleaning herself, or if it's a new thing with her? :cat: