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FURminator grooming brush reduces shedding up to 90% & helps prevent hairballsFURminator deShedding tool quickly and easily removes undercoat and loose hairStainless steel deShedding bladeEasy to use push-button fur ejectorSleek, ergonomic handle makes the tool easy to gripBlade is specifically designed for your pet's coat lengthFURminator for cats tool is available in two sizes for long and short hair
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Can you brush you cats belly, or is this meant just for the back and legs?

I have only have my cat for 2 yrs and I am new to the grooming thing. I brush her occasionally and give her a bath every 6-8 weeks, but I have never used a de-sheddeing brush and I have really been wanting to get one. I have had my eye on this one probably since my cat was only a few months old. She was fine till maybe 6 months old, and then the hair was everywhere! The hair on her belly is especially long and she doesn't really like to be touched anywhere below her neck, but I didn't know if they were meant to even be groomed on their belly. I don't want to torture my cat or make her totally miserable just because her hair is driving my sinuses crazy. lol. Anyone have any grooming tips or ways to keep my baby a little more calm while I use a de-shedder on her?
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my cat was the same way I started on his back and gave him a treat...as he got a little older about age 1 I stared on his belly a short amount of time...and now he absolutely loves it...take your time..cats are funny with touch..but if you do it a little each day by rubbing with your hands they will get used to it. But this tool is awesome!
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any body parts, including belly if your cat allows. massage head or neck while you brush belly. that usually helps.
answered 1 year, 4 months ago
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Absolutely brush the cats belly (the tail also needs to be brushed, you'll be amazed) Luckily, my cat loves to be brused so its not a problem, but when she gets uncontrollable, just briefly go over the belly any little bit will help. I also find, she likes the neck to be brushed too. Hope this helps. The brush works great!
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My cats loved the FURminator! I let them sit beside me on the couch and use it then. If one gets restless during the grooming, I stop for that session. When I'm sitting there calmly, they react the same way - calmly. Hope this helps!!
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I use the fiurminator on my cat belly. It is safe & easy to use. Make sure you get the right size for your cat. Try using this after its nap. They are relaxed & it will be easier to do. Also give your cat a few treats while you brush.
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It's all about trust. You will need to work with your cat to gain her trust over time. Start with grooming where she likes it and each time try to gently brush a little bit in other areas. Over time she will learn to trust you and may even start to like it. When combing her belly start near the head, the further back you go the more sensitive she is likely to be. Good luck!
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try giving treats or catnip while doing it. and yes, you can groom their stomach. one of mine loves it.
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I have a 1 year Siamese lilac point...she is 6 pounds but I don't know which one to buy!

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I got the one for larger cats.
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the one for small cats if fine
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if she has long hair, buy large brush. if short hair, buy small one. the size of brush depends on length of hair, not weight.
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I bought the small darker purple one & I have two short haired kittens. It was worked great on both of them. I bought the larger (wideth wise) one for a friend that adopted a LONG HAIR torti cat & it works great on her also. I know that the one I got my friend said for short haired but the cat she uses it on has long hair & it still worked great. It really gets a lot of hair off of them.
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I would try a medium. I have one cat that is 6lbs, and the mediums seem to work well for her.
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furminator for cats?

I have one long hair and two short hair cats. Which one should I buy? Can I use one on all three cats?
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the large one. the bristles size refers to length of hair not weight. it's confusing, but i got large one for long hair.
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Depends on how long your cat's hair is. I thought my cat had short hair so I first tried the short hair (up to 2") and it did not work so well. I had to exchange if for short hair (longer than 2") and that did work on my cat to rid her plenty of hair. Her hair was not as long as a Persian or Norwegian Forest or Himalayan.

I would suggest you see if any of your three cats can take the short hair (no more than 2") and also keep on hand another for hair longer than 2". Hope I have been helpful in this.
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I bought the FURminatore for long haired cats, because I was buying it for that purpose. My short haired cat loves it, too, and it works equally as well on her. I would suggest for long hair, to cover all your cats.
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