Cats are among the most cherished and at the same time notorious pets; they have their own language; likes and dislikes, if the cats adore milk than the thing they hate most is water. They especially hate getting wet but no matter what their preferences are in terms of getting in water, for hygiene purposes the cat owners have to make sure that they give their loved pet a proper and clean bath. To make sure that the owners give their cats the best and the safest bath they need to follow some steps carefully, as giving bath to a pet is different from giving bath to a kid. The first thing the owner must determined is the time when a cat needs a bath; this is most important thing to determine in cat bathing most of the times cats can be cleaned using dry cloths, brushing and combing they don’t necessarily have to be get wet to get clean; hence the owners don’t have to get into trouble to get their pet a clean wash if they find that the dirt can be removed by using alternate method.
Second thing that the owner must keep in mind is the use of proper clothing cats can be the toughest pet when it comes to putting it under water. They can retaliate in their own way; scratching and damaging the clothes of the person who is washing and cleaning them. Also for the safety purposes there are certain kind of germs and harmful bacteria that can cause allergy or infection, and are easily transmittable therefore a person must be properly covered to avoid any kind of contact with any germ. To get more people involved in cat bathing is also not a bad idea, cat strength can challenge the muscles of the normal human being, therefore if two or more people are involved in holding the cat and getting it properly washed; it is better.
Some experts’ advice people to remain calm and keep amusing their cats with easy and pleasant voice, they can talk or sing making sure that there is no panic situation during the bathing process. Also cat bathing is not an everyday process; therefore customers had to make sure that use proper kinds of soaps and shampoos that are only used for cat wash and they must apply these products carefully making sure that they are not hurting the eyes or the ears of their pet. Once the applied shampoo or the soap is properly rinsed; cat must be washed properly, using a good quantity of water making sure that it is properly cleaned and there is no quantity of soap or shampoo left on it. Once a person is satisfied with their cat wash they must dry the pet using clean and dry towel or a cloth, the cloth must be smooth and cat must gently caressed with it making it soothing and comfortable for the pet.
Owners must also make sure that they don’t apply or use too much force on the innocent animal, the process of cat bathing can be irritating for most of the people and in their irritation they tend to slip down to an aggressive approach. Individuals must make sure that animal must be treated gently, as they will only react if they sense danger so if things are kept calm the procedure can be smooth. In market there are many attractive and cat friendly bathing equipments which are available; designed specially for bathing the cats. There are special kinds of buckets; sink, drying and cleaning towels that can make the whole bathing procedure pleasurable for both pet and the owner. Cats don’t like to take baths but if the process is carried out in a nice and a friendly way and the cat is treated with their favorite dish or a toy after the bathing, they can become comfortable with the whole process and owners will have much lesser trouble in washing their cats.