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Sometimes owners think of tonsuring a Maine Coon. In what cases it is worth doing it and how to tonsure a Maine Coon in house conditions? Or it is better to address professional groomers?
On a photo: Maine Coon. Photo: flickr.com
A hairstyle of Maine Coons, especially in house conditions – a controversial issue. Also there are pros and cons of a hairstyle of a Maine Coon both in house conditions, and in grumersky salons.
In the beginning we will stop on why you should not cut a Maine Coon in house conditions:
In what cases it is possible to cut a Maine Coon:
If you decided that nevertheless not to do without Maine Coon hairstyle, it is necessary to be prepared that the hairstyle of a Maine Coon was painless as much as possible. What steps are included by preparation for a Maine Coon hairstyle?
On a photo: cat of breed Maine Coon. Photo: google.by
Natural beauty of a Maine Coon is worth a lot, however there are cunnings of an exhibition grooming of Maine Coons allowing to show to the pet to the most best advantage.
For example, you can use the painting shampoo which will give to wool the necessary shade.
The correct hairstyle of a Maine Coon is impossible without thinning and usual shears. Brushes on ears and a tail are not cut. And anyway the you shear less wool, the better.
Powder gives to Maine Coon hair a luster and volume.
Professional groomers thin out wool around a mouth of a Maine Coon, creating well-known "smile".
The Maine Coon hairstyle in house conditions is possible only in case there is an imperative need.
As a rule, cut Maine Coons because of koltun, however it is simpler not to allow them, correctly looking after the pet's wool, than to subject a cat to a stress from excess and not too useful procedure.
Surely disinfect scissors which you are going to cut a Maine Coon in house conditions.
Some owners address professional groomers in salon to put Maine Coon hair in order. It is very important to choose the experienced groomer with positive reviews.
Consider that in some salons the grooming of a Maine Coon is made under anesthetic. And the anesthesia for these cats – big risk and definitely does not do well to health. Whether it is necessary to do it, to solve to you, but surely weigh all pros and cons.
Sometimes cats are fixed, but it causes in them a stress and too does not pass completely – the truth, already for psychological wellbeing.
Before deciding on a hairstyle, surely consider that the bad hairstyle of a Maine Coon is fraught with a set of consequences. For example, allergic reactions meet, skin diseases develop, the structure of wool (becomes softer and thinner, a huge number of koltun appears) changes, and subsequently care of it becomes more problematic.
To cut or not to cut a Maine Coon – to solve to the owner. However owner liability – to make the considered decision taking into account wellbeing of the pet.