Why It’s Important to Trim Your Cat’s Nails
Trimming your cat’s nails is an important part of maintaining a healthy and happy pet. When cats don’t have their nails trimmed, they are more prone to developing painful conditions such as overgrown claws and torn nail beds. Additionally, unclipped nails can create a mess in the home by scratching furniture or skin. While many cats are not particularly fond of having their nails trimmed, it doesn’t have to be a traumatic experience if you know how to do it properly.
When To Trim Your Cat’s Nails
Ideally, you should trim your cat’s nails weekly or when they start getting too long (usually around every two weeks). If you aren’t sure about how often to trim them, consult with your veterinarian for advice on the best timeline for clipping your cat’s claws.
What You Need To Trim Your Cat’s Nail
Before you begin, make sure that you have all the necessary tools and supplies at your disposal: special nail clippers made specifically for cats (or human baby clippers work too), styptic powder or cornstarch in case of bleeding accidentally caused during the process; cotton balls; and treats for rewarding good behavior afterwards!