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Video:Why Do Cats Get Hairballs?


Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, pets, cats, hairballs )

Cher Away
- 323 days ago - video.about.com
Cats are fastidious animals, and when they groom themselves, loose hair can collect into nasty hairballs. Learn how to minimize hairballs, and what causes them



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Christeen Anderson (469)
Wednesday October 9, 2013, 8:18 am
I hate hairballs.
 

Kit B. (276)
Wednesday October 9, 2013, 8:44 am

I bought an expensive hairball treatment, that is supposed to taste and smell like cat nip. Mine like petroleum jelly better, of course. I have one that grooms all the others endlessly, and she is the hair ball queen. It's just a part of living with cats, clean it up, use a little vinegar to get any stains out of the carpet.
I just wish she wouldn't do that on the dinner table, but she does.
 

Sandi C. (242)
Wednesday October 9, 2013, 9:41 am
bought her some hairball carmel flavored stuff for this
 

Barbara D. (95)
Wednesday October 9, 2013, 12:34 pm
Hairballs are normal and natural ~ nothing for it.. As long as they come out one end or the other. Wear slippers so they don't squish between your toes.
 

Jamie Clemons (280)
Wednesday October 9, 2013, 1:50 pm
cause they lick their fur.
 

GGmaSheila D. (163)
Wednesday October 9, 2013, 2:54 pm
Favorite time for my cas and I was when the brush came out..they loved the cheapie plastic bristled bushes I had. What seemed lke hours later, my hand was a bit stiff, I accumulated enough hair to stuff a small cat, and had two boneless cats sprawled on the rug, or bed, or sofa, or even my lap.
 

Allan Yorkowitz (453)
Wednesday October 9, 2013, 3:32 pm
My oldest cat hates to get brushed, and will periodically produce a hairball that can be seen from space.
 

Dianne D. (457)
Wednesday October 9, 2013, 8:39 pm
My cats hate the furmagator comb.
 

Lisa Zarafonetis (177)
Wednesday October 9, 2013, 10:42 pm
SHARED ON FB
 

Ruth S. (307)
Thursday October 10, 2013, 6:57 am
I had a kitty years ago that never had hairballs.
 

Sara P. (57)
Thursday October 10, 2013, 7:20 am
My cats never spit hairballs, anyway I brush regularly my Mia and sometimes I buy kribbles anti hairballs. Thanks Cher.
 

Peggy A. (0)
Thursday October 10, 2013, 8:02 am
Thanks for sharing.
 
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