Posts in the ‘Cat Education’ Category

It’s Not A Dog’s World Anymore!

As a cat lover, or really as an animal lover, I have seen a huge shift in the last 20 years on how the general public views cats. They are finally getting the recognition and respect they deserve. I am seeing more publicity about cats, more services, more cat related businesses including veterinarians. I’ve always

My Cat Deserves the Best

It’s so easy to ignore our cat’s needs. They aren’t “in your face” pets like dogs. They aren’t demanding. They aren’t complainers. But they have needs. As a cat groomer for many years, I know this. I have shaved down more matted cats than I want to remember. It always saddens me, and I have

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What is a Master Cat Groomer?

Since my mind is usually running 200 MPH at all times, a lot goes through my head. Thoughts, opinions and plans. I have hesitated to express my opinion on this matter as I don’t want to offend anyone. But it won’t go out of my head. In the cat grooming world there are two schools

City Kitty is Sweet 16!

The First Salon in the United States Exclusively for Cats celebrates a Milestone! Save AUGUST 20, 2016: City Kitty, THE full service Salon for Cats only is celebrating 16 years of helping our feline friends feel and look their best. We opened in 2000 with a few dedicated cat lovers as our first loyal clients.

Cat Hair

Some of you have seen me collecting cat hair at the salon, but where does it go and why am I doing this? Many individuals have allergies to cats and dogs but still choose to own them, or may come in contact with them on a regular basis. Immunotherapy treatment helps those individuals by reducing,

Cat Behavioral Training

Understanding how a cat’s mind works is a fundamental key to training. Positive training and reinforcement is what is recommended. Let’s look at a scenario. You have worked hard all day, you come home and your cat has peed on your bed. You are infuriated. Who wouldn’t be? So you yell at your cat, all

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Choosing the Right Breed

We all the love the cat we see on the Fancy Feast commercials, but how realistic is owning a cat that is so high maintenance? All the long haired breeds require a lot more grooming than a short haired cat. And a Persian is at the top of the high maintenance list! Trust me, I

Cat Whiskers

Some Fun Cat Facts

Your cat has 30 teeth, 16 on the top and 14 on the bottom. There is a total of 24 whiskers on your cat. The upper two rows can move independently of the bottom two. Front leg whiskers allow the cat to gauge and feel prey. A cat is only one of 3 animals that

Patience is a Virtue

One of the many valuable lessons I have learned in life from grooming cats is patience. I have learned (most of the time), to slow down, be in the present, and focus on the job at hand. Cats have their bad days and good days just like us, whether they are not feeling well, something

10 Tips for a Poison-safe Household

Be aware of the plants you have in your house and in your yard (if your cat goes outside.) The ingestion of azalea, oleander, lily, or yew plant material could be fatal to a cat. Visit to see a complete list of toxic plants and cats. When cleaning your house, never allow your cat

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I wanted to thank you for making our Nora look and feel so good. As I am typing this she is sitting on a shelf she hasn't been able to jump to in a long time. She is grooming herself again and getting around so much better. Thanks again, Anna Drake

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We endorse MEOW and we also highly endorse City Kitty. Looking fabulous is our job, and we trust no one else with our beautiful tresses but Adrienne and Uncle Earl at City Kitty. We also want to be on the Facebook page of City Kitty before Red Butler kicks our butts off the bus! Love and purrs, Kalohe, Lola, and Tessa Rosa

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When little Mac and I found Adrienne at City Kitty it changed our lives! With Adrienne’s help and advice, Mac is now healthy and happy – and much better looking, too! Jim

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Adrienne Kawamura, Founder of City Kitty® and Owner of City Kitty® Franchises, 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.

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