Adrienne Kawamura, Founder and Owner of City Kitty®, is one of the first National Certified Feline Master Groomers, NCGIA. She holds a Master Cat Groomer Certification and is a Master Cat Groomer Certifier with Professional Cat Groomers Association of America.
Adrienne has an extensive background working with animals, having started at only 16 years of age as a Veterinary Technician. She then spent many years grooming and showing purebred Golden Retrievers and Borzoi dogs. In 1988, she had the pleasure of having her first Persian cat. One Persian led to another, and she quickly realized her passion was catering to these incredible feline creatures. Adrienne successfully began showing and breeding Persians from her CFA-registered cattery, Islandsong Persians, out of Hawaii. She gained National and Regional wins, and was highly respected as a Persian exhibitor. Because of her love for her cats, which she considered family members, Adrienne could not bear to sell her retired show cats and consequently ended up with lots of pets!
Adrienne has a special connection with cats. She has the natural ability to communicate with them and her priority is to promote the physical and emotional health of cats, as well as to educate her human clients. She is respectful and listens to the needs of her feline clients.
She has in interest in constantly educating herself in the animal world with studies in Pallative care for elder cats as well as Hospice care and has helped many clients through the last days with their cat. She has also studied Tellington Touch, Aromatherapy, Flower Essences, Nutrition and Animal Communication. It has given her vast knowledge in the understanding of animals and their people.
As owner of City Kitty®, Adrienne carries her strong work ethic into every aspect of the business. She meticulously hand-picks City Kitty® groomers, taking into consideration their background and skills, as well as their natural ability to connect with felines. In addition, she provides her groomers with extensive hands-on training and have mastered the skills needed to produce consistently beautiful results. Our groomers take special care in tending to the needs of our clients, both feline and human. We see that everyone gets the individual care and attention that they deserve.
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