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Feeding Techniques to Decrease Hairballs in Cats

If your cat has occasional hairballs, you might be able to make dietary tweaks that can help.

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How to Comb Your Cat's Belly

Your cat may relish a nice combing along the forehead and back, but kick—or worse—if the comb goes near the belly area. Here's one method of getting your cat to gradually accept an almost-full-body brushing or combing; kitty's underside gets dirty and tangled, too.

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Grooming and Bathing

Tips on how to groom and bath your cat.

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Hairballs in Cats

Hairballs in cats aren't always normal. Read about when to be concerned about an underlying medical condition.

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