Category Archives: Cat Grooming Tips

Our new four legged friends visiting 4 Paws…

Tweet January was a very busy month and we welcomed ten new friends to 4 Paws pet grooming parlour in Aldershot. First, was Mable a very sweet Irish Terrier who came from Whitley in Surrey. Mable’s coat needed to be … Continue reading

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Grooming terminology – what it all means

Tweet When you visit 4 Paws we like to take time looking at your pet’s coat and discussing their grooming requirements. Understanding your lifestyle, the kind of walks you and your dog enjoy will give us a good steer as … Continue reading

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How did your pet cope with the heat this summer?

Tweet Well the holiday period is pretty much over but what a fabulous summer we’ve had – it makes a change, doesn’t it! But did the hot weather catch you out? With such a cold spring did it perhaps slip … Continue reading

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Hand stripping an Airedale Terrier

Tweet We recently had a lovely 4-year-old Airedale Terrier from Bordon, Hampshire visit us at 4 Paws. He has been castrated so he hasn’t got a perfect coat. The change in hormones affects the quality and the usually dense undercoat … Continue reading

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Act now – get your cat ready for the Spring!

Tweet If you’re a cat owner, I’m sure you’ve probably noticed that your cat’s coat is thicker at the moment. Over the winter months cats naturally produce a huge amount of undercoat to help keep themselves warm; the downside is … Continue reading

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Keeping your cat looking good this winter

Tweet This time of year has to be the worst for beautiful longhaired cats. They are full of winter coat, and the only way to keep on top of it is to continually groom. Left unchecked, the immense undercoat will … Continue reading

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Who got a new puppy or kitten this Christmas?

Tweet Being presented with a puppy or kitten is a wonderful moment, but it’s also important to quickly get to grips with a few ‘ground rules’ that will also keep your new pet’s coat in good condition. Dogs and cats … Continue reading

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Get your cat in tip-top condition for the winter months

Tweet Cats are naturally brilliant at taking care of their coats, aren’t they? They spend a considerable amount of time grooming themselves, particularly after eating, and do it in a very specific way – licking their paws and rubbing them … Continue reading

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Questions, questions, questions – the things we want to know about your pet?

Tweet Here at 4 Paws our priority is to create an atmosphere where your pet is relaxed and happy to be groomed – and potential risks, such as being bitten or scratched, to our staff are minimised. We are constantly … Continue reading

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Taking care of your cat’s coat

Tweet Despite owners’ best intentions to keep on top of grooming, when it comes to cats – particularly the long haired variety – it can be a challenge. Regular grooming is essential to a cat’s health, skin conditions can quickly … Continue reading

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