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Breed Review: Pixie-Bob (18 Pics)

#16 Pixie-bobs are completely unpretentious to care for, like their wild ancestors.

Even long-haired cats do not give trouble to their owners. But still, do not completely forget about caring for your pet.

The breed is characterized by a whipped and thick undercoat, in which tangles often appear, so the Pixie-bobs “fur coat” needs attention at least once a week. Use only a soft brush or furminator for brushing. A special glove is also suitable, which removes dead hair using silicone spikes. Brush the cat in the direction of hair growth: this way the procedure will less damage the hair follicles.

#17 Pixie-bobs are one of the few cat breeds that adore water treatments.

However, do not abuse them: it is enough to bathe the animal as the "fur coat" becomes dirty. This thing the cat's coat, the skin becomes dry. Even the use of mild shampoos and balms will not save you.

The easiest way to bathe a Pixie-bob is in a basin or sink of warm water. Spread the product evenly over the coat, remembering to thoroughly rinse the undercoat, and rinse. In the warm season, you can leave your pet's coat wet. In winter, it is worth blotting it with a towel or drying it thoroughly with a hairdryer. The latter is especially true for long-haired Pixie-bobs.

#18 If you accustom an animal to a scratching post, you will not have to worry about its “manicure”

The exception is rudimentary fingers, the claws on which practically do not grind. Cut only the very ends with scissors. Be careful not to damage the blood vessels.

Many veterinarians advise against getting into a cat's eyes for no reason. If you notice a speck, gently wipe it off with a clean, lint-free cloth dampened with a disinfectant. It can be purchased at pet stores or veterinary pharmacies. Your movements should be neat, swiping, directed from the outer corner of the eye to the inner corner.

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