You will need
- - rubber Mat;
- shampoo for cats;
- - a toning shampoo for animals;
- - 2-3 towels;
- silent hair dryer;
- powder for grooming.
British cat should be washed not less often than 1 time in 3 months. Light colored animals are washed more often than dark. Do not use shampoos for humans, as the PH level in humans and cats are different - can hurt the skin and fur of an animal. Purchase special products based on marine algae and medicinal herbs.
Wash the cat in the sink or in a basin, but it is better to use the bathtub. In this case, you are more likely to protect themselves from bites and scratches. Be sure to put on the bottom of the tub rubber Mat, which the cat will be able to stay claws. In advance, turn on the shower. The pressure jet should be the average, temperature not above 40 degrees. Pour a small amount of water.
Gently lower the cat into the tub. Holding the shoulders, wet hair - first the back, then sides, tail, and hind legs, then stomach, chest and upper arms. Head to the cat wash is not necessary. Make sure that the water and shampoo got in her eyes and ears. Lather the coat in the same manner in which you have moistened. Do not apply a lot of shampoo, because it will be difficult to wash it off.
Wash the cat with a 2 times. The secondary wash use special toning shampoos for animals, suitable color for painting your pet. Hold it for 2-3 minutes and then rinse. Thoroughly rinse the hair of the animal, special cat rinse conditioner or a weak solution of vinegar.
Wrap the cat in a towel and drop it on the table. Wipe the animal. British cats have a very thick undercoat, so you may need not one, but 2 or 3 towels. The drying process can be accelerated with the help of noiseless Hairdryer, which must be enabled in advance. This will help your pet adapt more quickly. If the animal is badly frightened, and dry it with a Hairdryer is not available, use special powder for grooming. It will absorb the water and will make the coat silky. Leave the cat wet it is impossible - it can get cold. A few hours after bathing, treat the fur of an animal protein spray.
However, sometimes you do need a cat to wash in case of emergency. For example: if the cat returned from a week of "loose", and one of his shabby or arrogant kind enough to wash the animal from hygienic or pedagogic considerations. How to wash the cat when it detects external parasites?
Than have to wash the cat. In any case, it is not recommended to wash your pet with shampoo intended for humans or ordinary soap. This is primarily due to the fact that cats and humans are completely different acid-alkaline balance of the skin, or simply PH. The cat should be washed at least two times. During the second wash you need to use a special shampoo or conditioner.