You will need
- kogterezki, scratching post.
If you cut the claws of the cat, he himself will get rid of them. This animal can help scratching post, bought or self-made. If no scratching, the animal will fight armchairs, sofas, carpets and other items in the apartment – he is a must, so either install the pet a scratching post, or do not scold him. You may have found the remains of the cat's claws at home is a separated old dead skin and dead skin layer.
Cutting the cat claws it is better to start from a very early age. Put the kitten on his lap and start to cut the claws. For this you will need kogterezki, which you can buy at any veterinary shop. Do not attempt to cut the claws of the animal with scissors – they are not designed for the shape of the cat's claws. Should shave quite a bit – about 2 mm. in cats insensitive Horny layer of claw is quite small, above it already contains blood vessels and nerve endings. If the claws are white, the border with vessels will be immediately visible if they have dark pigmented color coat of your pet, astrogate quite a bit on the edge.
While cut the cat 's claws, hold it carefully and gently so that the pet is not hurt. Do not scold him, just calmly talk with him. If the cat is very much something, and you haven't finished – release it. Then, when the animal calms down, dostavite other claws. With time, teach your pet to ensure that all nails are cut at a time. Adult animal you need to trim nails every 2 weeks with kittens once a week.
That cat didn't hide the claw, take the foot and gently push down on the thumb - claw will perform. If the cat is an adult and he claws you've never had it done, the procedure will cause him dissatisfaction. So start to trim the claws of an animal when he's sleepy. At this time, animals are easier to tolerate unpleasant actions, they are more manageable.
If you inadvertently cut too large a piece of cat's claw and drew blood, fear not. Keep close to the composition of hydrogen peroxide and immediately apply them to the wound. The blood quickly stops. Very gently talk to the cat, because he will remember it, and to trim nails in the future it will be more difficult.
Advice 2: How to cut a Persian cat
Now grooming the animals became commonplace. You can trim a cat or dog. Haircuts are standard for certain breeds of dogs. Cats cut rather for reasons of hygiene and fashion.
You will need
- conventional Barber scissors, scissors thinning, brush-slicker brushes, clippers, metal comb with frequent teeth, spray for untangling hair from matting comb for untangling tangles, shampoo.
Of course, you can get the beloved cat in the salon, or veterinary clinic. But it is not excluded that you'll be able to perfectly cope with this task. Most often cats are sheared in the summer heat, to the animal was not so hot. Or hygienic reasons - wanting to get rid of tangles or decrease the amount of wool shedding on furniture and rugs. If you drive the cat to the exhibition, it is better not to cut it at all. There is no guarantee that the cat will grow to the desired date, because the wool of each animal grows with their individual speed. But if purring is exclusively a pet, or exhibition stopped walking, then you can proceed.
For a start, the animal must be redeemed. "Why?" you ask. There are 2 main reasons. First, if the coat is dirty, heavily knife tool. If you cut pure wool, scissors and clippers without replacement knife will be enough for the entire cat life.Second, in the same way as when performing human haircuts, hair will be smooth in the future will better retain their shape, if the hair is clean.
Dry the animal with a hair dryer, or just dry with a towel and let the coat dry. After that, place the cat on the table. Carefully comb through the animal. Great if you do it regularly. But if your pet is not too friendly with the comb, be prepared to find matted hair (tangles).
Metal comb with frequent teeth gently comb the Mat, starting with the lower part. Yes, this procedure requires patience, but it is a chance to save this part of the hair. If the Mat is large, then sprinkle it with a spray for untangling the hair and gently comb with a comb to remove tangles, or, if the case is running, then just cut off. If you have to cut out the matted section of hair - be very careful. Carefully palpate the border between skin and hair. To injure the animal with scissors in this case is very easy. Machine remove the wool easier and safer.
The most popular option for the Persians haircut "beneath the lion". For this model the hair on the body remove machine "under a zero". On the head the hair remains intact. I can only take the form of scissors. You can leave a "mane" of longer - up the blades. The neck is also cut. In this case, determine to what phase you leave hair, lift the hair by hand until the roots and shoot machine to the tail. The edges of the mane a little Paradice thinning shears
With hips, shoulders, chest and belly hair too shoot. But the legs cut completely. From the toes up, leave the booth. They can still be called "socks". They can be round or cylindrical in shape. Their height is about 5 inches. The form they give with the scissors. Anything above that is also cut bald. On the tail, leave about a third of the entire coat, from the tip. This site also give a rounded shape with scissors.
And can and does cut evenly the animal machine with the help of tips. The length you choose. Can leave 3, 6, 9 millimeters. It's a matter of taste. If you are using the tips, cut against the hair growth. Since I took over handling the cat, you can just wipe the ears and eyes. After cutting, you can rinse the animal with lukewarm water without shampoo. The fact that the small loose hairs in the process of cutting remain on the animal's skin and can disturb your cat.
To adequately evaluate the character and behavior of your cat. If the animal is not given to get a haircut or fights, we still refer to the salon or vet. There the cat will be cut with the use of anesthesia.