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Thursday, September 6, 2007

Grooming



Hello kitties again at long last. I haven't been able to get to the computer to put on the pictures Lynettea took of me at a grooming session. She says I can only put one on at a time.

This is me starting to groom. Tentatively at first, I begin in one of the most important places, the paws. Each claw must be thoroughly cleaned. Young kitties pay special attention to this detail. Clean claws and paws separate the well groomed cat from a rough looking street cat. Note the shine of my coat. This is due to a good healthy diet and my regular grooming. You must also instruct your human to brush you frequently. Because my fur is particularly soft Lynettea uses a special velvet brush to tend to it. I will ask her to take a picture of it for you.

More grooming lessons will follow. Young kitties will be able to follow the whole procedure from my photos. Perhaps not suitable for the really young kitty, your mother will attend to your grooming if you are too small.

12 comments:

Daisy said...

Diamond, I think you are very right to start cleaning your paws first. Because when you clean your face with your paws, your face will get dirty if your paws are dirty! This would be a mistake. I am looking forward to more lessons.

Caesar and Princess said...

It is always good to keep up good cleaning skills.

Mom likes that article on dementia... she saved it....

The Crew said...

Well hello, Diamond. It's good to see you again. Yes, good grooming is a must and I can see your coat looks glossy!

Lux said...

Definitely a good idea to start with the paws! Your furs do look very attractive ...

SchneiderHein said...

Hello Diamond.
Yes you're right - clean claws are really necessary. Maus seems to be a rough looking street cat! But I spend a lot of time with these special details too. Brushing - oh no! I prefer to be crawled by Silke & Wolfgang!
Allegra

michico 小芥 said...

Oah, Dear Diamond~~ I love seeing you cleaning~~ That is very beautiful scene~~

Love to see you back.

ASTOR CATS said...

Thanks for the grooming lesson. We all need to pay special attention to hygene habits. Paws First!

Midnite & Stray Kitty

Lux said...

Stinky goodness was in the spoon, Diamond!

Chaotic Cat said...

Hiya Diamond
Yup clean the pawzies first.

You looks a lot like all of us btw, I is wondering if we is related.
BIG grin...
Chaos

Chaotic Cat said...

Hiya Diamond
Yup starting with the pawzies is the only way to go.

BTW you looks a lot like all of us here. I is wondering if we is related ....

Big grin.
Chaos

Gattina said...

Rosie besides cleaning her claws sucks her toe before she falls asleep ! Just like a baby its thumb !

Name: Mr. Hendrix said...

Very good grooming technique. Clean toes help cleaning your face too. You always look very nice.
Sorry I can't always leave comments when I visit cause of mommy's jobbie (her computer is out in the open so sometimes we're very quiet when visiting.)
I like the idea of a velvet brush. Maybe that would make me like brushing. hmmmm worth a shot!
Thanks for the article on dementia, we saved it.