Common questions

Are lion cuts good for cats?

Are lion cuts good for cats?

Cats can get lion cuts whether they are long or short-haired. If a cat is already matted, the best and most humane option is to shave the cat into a lion cut, then get the cat on a regular grooming schedule to prevent matting. Regular lion cuts can also be a good way to prevent a cat from becoming matted.

How much is a lion cut for a cat?

The cost can run on average $80 to $120 or more for each visit.

How much should cat grooming cost?

The national average price for cat grooming is $50-$70. Pet grooming prices may vary based on the task. For example, a bath and brush for shorthair cats may be $15, $20 for medium-hair cats, and $25 for a longhair. Cat groomers can also keep your cat’s ears cleaned, trim their nails, and provide haircuts if needed.

How long does a lion cut last on a cat?

How long does a lion cut last? On average it can take 3 months for a short hair cat to regrow to full length. On a long hair cat it can take 4 to 6 months to regrow to a full coat.

Do cats hate being shaved?

When severe matting or pelting is present, shaving becomes the only option for removal. Shaving, for cats with certain skin or health conditions or those of an aggressive nature, is very dangerous. Cats generally hate the process of having their hair ripped out by way of a comb or brush.

Is it painful to cut a cat’s whiskers?

Cat whiskers are similar to human hair and have no nerves so it is not painful to cut them. But cutting a whisker—even just a few inches—deprives cats of an important sensory tool to navigate their environments, he explains. Whiskers should never, ever be pulled out.

Is it OK to sedate a cat for grooming?

You can effectively sedate your cat before the grooming session with the use of over the counter sedatives. However, you should seek the advice of your veterinarian before administering this type of sedatives. Acepromazine – a tranquilizer used as a sedative for cats and other animals.

What is included in cat grooming?

Cat Groomers Provide a Thorough Brushing and/or Trim They tackle matted fur and knots and provide a trim to long-haired pets who need more maintenance. For example, some groomers will shave a cat’s fur to ½ length (if that’s what the customer wants.) Some cats appreciate having less fur, especially in the summer.

Is a lion cut cruel?

As mentioned above, the lion cut is most useful for the long-haired cats, and not really required on the shorter haired. As the cat ages, and gets to be considered old, the lion cut can become more dangerous. Depending on the age and fragility of the cat, some will not be able to tolerate this type of groom.

Why should I not shave my cat?

If your felines have an indoor-only lifestyle, shaving cats should not be necessary for heat reasons, even if they have long or dark fur. Shaving a cat who lives outdoors puts them at risk for sunburn or other skin injuries, and the cat could even become hypothermic should he become wet or if the temperatures drop.

Do cats get sad when shaved?

Having a haircut or a trim can leave them feeling a little invaded, especially if they don’t take kindly to the grooming process and/or find it traumatic. The severest form of a haircut to give a cat is to shave their fur. This can lead to feelings of intense vulnerability and even subsequent health problems.

Is there a cat grooming salon for cats?

The first & only cat exclusive grooming salon to open on The Main Line. Includes, ears, nails, saniclips, belly shaves + free tutorials. Click Button Below if you are a new client. All new clients are required to complete their cat’s online client form and show verification of their cat’s Rabies vaccine.

When is the lion cut for cats free?

A complimentary walk-in service available to all existing cat clients. (free for up to a year of your last grooming appointment) Available Wed evenings from 6pm to 7:30pm. These Free Services Include…

How often do you get free cat grooming?

All of our grooming services come with a year of free maintenance services “Purrs & Pawdicures” for up to one year of your cat’s last grooming. Offered every Wed from 6pm-7:30pm (Walk-In) These free services include ears, nails, sanitary clip, belly shaves, face/eyes, comb out & tutorials.

How often should I get my cat’s hair cut?

We refer to this style as “The Main Lion” This service includes….. Offers all of the above to clients who come in every 8 weeks or less. Ideal for owners who like to keep their cat in the Lion style, clients with allergies & clients whose cats are at medical risk for inflamed hairballs.