Does your cat have dandruff? Read this

Allow me to begin this post by stating the somewhat obvious – the fact I am writing a post about cat dandruff and how to combat it isn’t necessarily a situation that is overly applicable to everyone, so rather than belittling me because I care about my cats’ health and making me feel like an ass, if this post does not have relevance to you, move on.

Now that we have gotten that out of the way, let’s delve into the riveting subject matter known as cat dandruff, shall we?

Blaine and I have a cat named Lionel, and he is our child. He is a thoroughly pampered cat and lives a life of luxury, and because he is our only pet at the current moment, he receives our utmost attention. We brought him to our home from my parent’s farm, and while he was an indoor/outdoor cat at my parents, he is now a fully indoor one, and he seems to be enjoying it quite a bit.

Lionel is eight, and in his later years, he has started to develop some skin sensitivities, mainly dry skin. He is black and white, and I started noticing more and more dandruff in his coat as time progressed.

Lionel absolutely despises being bathed, and to be honest, I think I would rather wrestle naked with a rabid honey badger than try and give him a bath. He is an absolute demon when he comes into contact with water, and so to save myself some misery and some serious claw marks, I did some research to see if there was an alternative to bathing him that would help to alleviate his dandruff. Sure enough, I came across a spray from Burt’s Bees, and the stuff works like a charm. I found this stuff on Amazon, but I’m sure most pet stores carry it.

According to the instructions on the bottle, you’re supposed to spray your cat and then use a brush to work the solution through its coat. I tried spritzing Lionel, and because the look he gave me could rival that of Satan’s death stare, I came up with a compromise – I spray this stuff on his brush and then brush it through his coat.

Lionel had significantly less dandruff after using this spray only once, and now that I’ve been using it on him for about two weeks, I haven’t seen a single dandruff flake. The spray has also helped improve the overall quality of his coat, and he is looking more handsome and sleek than ever.

If you have a cat who deals with dandruff, consider this spray. It’s a fantastic option.

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