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In this article we will give you some tips on like brushing a Siberian cat. Brushing is an operation that many felines, especially long-haired ones, have regularly need and not only for aesthetic reasons: an excess of dead hair scattered around the house and on their body, in fact, can lead to some problems for the animal, such as the formation of hairballs in its digestive tract.
Another advantage of these particular grooming sessions is that they allow you to carefully check them skin conditions of the cat and gradually accustom it to being handled by you, developing a relationship of mutual trust with him. Try to get him used to these moments right away using the utmost delicacy and trying to put him as comfortable as possible.
This particular breed is equipped with a medium-long hair made on purpose to protect the animal from the intense cold of Siberia: in winter it is much thicker, and in this period it will be enough to brush it a couple of times a week to keep it healthy and clean. In the warmer months, however, the Siberian loses much of its winter undercoat and for this reason more frequent brushing is necessary for it starting from April, when they begin to moult.
Start by using a metal comb a wide teeth: pass it gently on the cat's fur following the direction of growth and paying particular attention to the ears, legs and abdomen, where knots are more likely to form. If you meet one, take care not to pull too hard; if you can, grab the affected hair under the knot, so as not to cause pain to the animal while trying to untie it.
Then repeat the same process with a comb (always metallic) a tighter teeth, to eliminate even the smallest knots. This is an operation that should not "steal" you more than ten minutes in total.
Both the Norwegian forest cat (or Norwegian forest cat) than the Siberian they are native to very cold areas and have therefore developed many common characteristics to survive a harsh climate. Each of these breeds, however, has a series of even subtle differences compared to the other, which allow a distinction to be made.
Have you ever tried to cuddle the cat with a wet brush? The answer, most likely, is no and in fact you are more than justified. Cats hate water and being wet, they don't even appreciate it when we do it as a joke. And so why never caress them with a wet brush ?
Which brush to use for the cat ? More or less experienced owners ask themselves this, also because there are now all types of them on the market and new ones keep coming out, more and more professional and performing. Here, then, is that doing a little order can come in handy.
Keeping a cat's coat healthy is of fundamental importance for its well-being. When it comes to a long-haired cat, then we must pay more attention, because other needs arise that must be met to make our little feline healthy and happy. One of the activities that contribute to the maintenance of a shiny and soft coat is brushing.
The coat of cats has particular characteristics that change according to the type of hair: long, semi-long or short. Whatever type of coat your cat has, it is important that you keep their coat healthy with a few small steps, including brushing.