cat behavioral problems

Just for Kids: Bathing Your Cat

Some cats do a pretty good job of keeping themselves clean. Still, there may be some times when you need to give your kitty a bath. Bathing keeps his coat clean, reduces infections from fleas and ticks, and can even help if someone in your family is allergic to cats.

You may want to bathe your pet in these instances:

Items You May Need

To start, here’s a list of items you may want to use. You can find them at your pet store or your veterinarian’s office:

How to Give the Bath

Give your cat a bath in a warm room, like the bathroom, and close the door while you work in case your kitty decides she’s had enough. Most cats hate water and do not enjoy having a bath. Have your mother or father help you and have everything you need ready.