Should i get my cat bathed at a groomers? hairball problem?

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June 25, 2019 / By Cinderella
Question: I have two cats who almost on a daily basis spit up clear fluid with hair in it. They are both black so I see the hair very clearly. sometimes it is an actual hairball, other times just piece of hair. but this goes on all the time. Should i have them bathed at a groomer? I know a groomer who bathes cats. will this help? Why is this happening? Thank you.
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Babe Babe | 5 days ago
that will NOT solve the problem hairballs are usually the result of poor quality cat food, herre is a link on how to control hairballs in cats, it offers lots of tips. http://therealowner.com/cats/how-to-cont...
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Babe Originally Answered: cats and hairball throw ups?
Most cats will have hairballs occasionally. Others have mentioned things you can give the cat to limit hairball problems. Some cats will readily eat them but others will not. Our Simon was having problems and we tried to get him to eat some Catalax. We put it on his paw - hoping he would lick it off - and he went into the dining room and wiped it off on the rug. We have quite a few cats and we can go several days without one throwing up a hairball. When they do throw one up, it is be tube shaped and made up mostly of hair. There will be a little liquid with it but not much. As to where they throw up - wherever they are at the time is where they will do it. If you catch is fairly soon, cleaning carpet is not much of a problem. I don't know why the call the hair balls - they are cylindrical with tapered ends. Maybe hairball sounds better then hair-tube or hair-torpedo... As to having kids, don't worry about it. Many studies have shown that kids raised around animals - whether domestic or livestock - actually have fewer allergies later in life than children that do not grow up around animals. Kids will, of course, pick up something at least once. There is nothing inherently dangerous in what a cat throws up - whether it is hairball or not. You don't want the kids messing with it but it will not harm them if they do. As a future cat owner, it will be a good idea for you to learn to react to the sounds of a cat about to throw up - hairball or food or.... If they are about to throw up on a piece of furniture or carpet, you want to learn to react, without thinking about it, and grab them and put them where it won't be hard to clean up. Such places are hardwood floors, tile floors, on top of a piece of newspaper, a plastic bag, etc. Once you are properly conditioned, you will react without thinking about it. One other thing - throwing up, whether hairballs or not, is just something that cats do. I don't mean to say that they do it constantly but they do it more often than you might think and most of the time it is not a sign of a problem. Many cats will throw up if they have eaten too much, too fast. Right after Simon moved in with me in 1987, he threw up some food with a bit of blood. Simon was the first cat I had ever lived with and this was the first time he had ever thrown up. It was about 11:00 PM and I panicked and called the emergency clinic to see if they wanted me to bring him in. The woman patiently listened to my description of what Simon had thrown up and the amount of blood in it (there was probably all of 1/1000 of teaspoon of blood, but it looked like gallons to me) and then explained that throwing up is something that cats do and can do pretty much at will. She told me that unless he threw up again and there was a lot of blood in it, he would be just fine. What I had seen was a mere drop of blood. There would have to be a lot more to indicate a real problem. I remember her closing words "Good luck with your kitty." After living with 26 cats over the past 23 years, when one throws up, I grab the paper towels, take a look at what has been thrown up, and then I clean it up. If there is a lot of blood in it - say half a teaspoon or so - I don't worry about it, unless the cat continues throwing up blood in the next few days. In that case, I take the cat in for a check up or, at very least, call our vet and discuss it with him. If a cat starts throwing up a lot - like several times a day - a trip to the vet is called for.
Babe Originally Answered: cats and hairball throw ups?
Cats will throw up hairballs occasionally. I have had a cat for three years, and she has only thrown up hairballs once. But, cats will throw up not just hairballs. My cat had thrown up from being sick or from eating a piece of string that was lying on the ground. But she has only done this 3-4 times in 3 years. Yes, they will throw up anywhere, unless you train them (which I don't know how to do so). It is not a huge issue, and adopting a cat is a really good idea. Be careful with small kids though. Cats may play with them, and as they have sharp teeth, this may be a slight problem. Little kids always want to hold cats, and sometimes cats don't like this, so they may scratch to get out. But, if you get the cat as a kitten, it will grow up with your kids, so they will get used to each other over time. Make sure that the kids don't leave small things lying on the floor as the cat could swallow it and then throw it up. Hope this helps!

Abrianna Abrianna
A groomer can help with the problem somewhat, but its nothing you couldnt do at home. Because cats clean themselves, owners tend to think they dont need to be brushed, but they do. I run a rake through my cats coats at least once a week. They are both DSHs...and wouldnt believe the amount of hair i get out of them. I also give them a product called Laxatone once every week to every other week. If you just put a small amount on your finger, they will sometimes lick it off, if not, just smear it on a paw. This product helps by adhering to the hair and helping them pass it instead of vomiting it up.
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Syd Syd
Yes, that could help a bit. You could also save money and bathe them at home. there's special hair-ball shampoo that you can buy at pet stores that might work. There's also plenty of hair-ball medicines that you can buy. I've heard that having them lick up Vaseline can help but I'd ask your vet about that first before trying it
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Keep in mind if you're in business the customer is always right. Have staff listen carefully to complaints and assure the person complaining that they will address these issues with their supervisor. Have them always be calm and polite in any interacting with a guest. Bad word of mouth spreads faster than any advertising you could do.

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