Bathe a Persian cat step by step
Card of the animal: Persian
Persian cats are very peaceful cats that being so homely hardly tend to soil their long and silky coat. I want to make it clear that the first bath of our Persian cat, in my opinion, must be done by a professional, at the same time as he cuts and polishes his splendid mantle. Our daily function from puppies will comb and brush them every day and maintain the proper hygiene of your precious eyes, ears and teeth.
Anyway, it could happen that you adopted a Persian cat that came from a protector, instead of having picked it up at a pet store. In which case it would be something shocking that being able to pay its high price, then “racaneases” with its cares.
But hey, whether it is a cat from a protective, or adopted by the kind of rescue that are their selling prices, we will try, if you continue reading, advise you the best way to bathe a Persian cat step by step.
Whether it is a puppy or a Persian cat that is fully grown, the first step will be accustom it to warm water (37º to 38º). If he is a puppy, he will get used to the soaking more easily. Because it is precisely in soaking them, not bathing them, that the various previous steps will consist in bathing our Persian cat.
Persian cats usually detest water and the main problem will be to keep them soaking and serene without fleeing in terror on contact with the liquid element, always warm.
A large plastic basin with a finger of warm water, taking advantage of a hot day and without dangerous air currents, will be the ideal vessel to start the soaking of our Persian cat until he tries to flee and shows himself serene and confident.
Once the cat is convinced and proven that we do not want to get rid of him, neither by cement shoes nor in a squalid flow of water, it will be the moment to apply a gentle massage and lather with a small amount of shampoo specific for Persian cats.
Then rinse the shampoo pouring little by little warm and clean water from a jar without water or shampoo to go to your face.
For extreme dirt, we will proceed to a second soaped. Remember to take great care to avoid that the shampoo finish in the eyes or in the mouth of the feline. If that were the case, the poor cat would probably have no choice but to flee in terror.
You can also get a conditioner for cats to smooth and avoid the formation of knots and tangles. However, if in this step you discover that your cat has an important knot in its mantle, do not hesitate to visit our article to know how to remove the knots to a Persian cat.
So much in the soaks as in the subsequent baths, it will be imperative Dry our pet very well. We will use two towels, the first to absorb the main amount of water accumulated in the hair of the Persian cat.
The second towel will serve to massage it profusely until its total drying, taking advantage of the circumstance to comb it and brush it meticulously. At this point we advise you to visit our article on the care of Persian cat hair where we indicate the most appropriate brushes and the ideal material for your cat.
It can also be dried by a hand dryer, monitoring the temperature and the noise does not scare the cat. exist pet dryers ultra-silent.
If the first time you bathe your Persian cat is by a professional, which I highly recommend, look very carefully at the patterns followed by the professional pet groomer. There you will see the answer of your pussycat before the professional care experts.
Carefully determine what type of shampoo and conditioner the professional uses, as well as the combs, brushes or brushes used.
Obviously, if you leave the cat and go shopping or to the cinema to pick up your cat afterwards, you will miss a masterful lesson on how to bathe the Persian cat step by step. He is without a doubt who can best guide in this process.
The Persian cats, I insist, are very clean. The only place that tend to accumulate a certain degree of dirt it is the chin and the low neck. This is because when they eat they have some food residues stuck in that area. By brushing daily you will keep the area clean.
If you have eaten any greasy food: tuna or salmon (raw, canned, or boiled), rich in Omega 3 and Omega 6 oils, very beneficial for their dense coat; you can groom the area with a baby wipe.
It is not convenient to bathe the Persian cat excessively, for it better he uses tricks to clean your cat without water. Once every two or three months will be enough. Do not forget during the summer period to bathe the Persian cat with antiparasitic shampoos.
Accidentally, your cat may get dirty, and you may have bathed it a little; or it happens that they have recently vaccinated (less than 15 days). In these cases it is advisable to clean them with detergent powders or dry foam.
The way to apply these products will be similar to when you proceed to lather the cat with shampoo; Be careful not to apply these products on the face or genitals.
After letting the mentioned products act a couple of minutes; the detergent powder (it looks like talcum powder) and it is eliminated by a meticulous brushing that removes dirt and dust.
The dry foam will be removed first with a clean cloth and then we will proceed to deep brushing that will remove any shadow of foam and dirt.
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