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What to do with thick ,hard clumps of matted fur on cats

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What to do with thick ,hard clumps of matted fur on cats neck and pulling until soft skin exposed
Submitted: 8 months ago.
Category: Cat Veterinary
Expert:  Jess K replied 8 months ago.

Hello, this is Dr. Jess. I am sorry to hear about your predicament! With very matted areas of fur, the safest thing is for your kitty to see a groomer. These matted areas need to be shaved off with clippers. Using scissors on these areas is not recommended because it is very easy to accidentally cut your kitty's skin!

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