The grooming sector of the industry continues to grow to meet the increasing demands of consumers, including cat owners. Dogs are no longer the only stars of the grooming world; cats are catching up. More groomers are brushing up on their cat-grooming skills and offering services catered to felines.
Although cats are known for their ability to keep themselves clean, that’s not enough to keep their coats healthy, especially if they have medical conditions and are unable to. Keeping their fur brushed, their nails trimmed and their teeth clean are all connected to maintaining their quality of life. That’s why the industry is responding with more services and products. And more importantly, the industry is doing this by catering to both groomers and consumers.
Simply having a few brushes and nail clippers on the shelves for cat owners is not sufficient enough to keep up with competition, nor will it further establish your relationship with your cat-owning customers. For example, if you only offer a small amount of cat grooming products but have a wide variety of dog grooming products, your customer might look to either a competitor or other business for what they are looking for because they have more options. Consumers are demanding quantity along with quality and diversity of products, especially as cat grooming becomes more popular.
These products are perfect additions to your shelves. Whether it smells amazing or addresses any feline sensitivities or allergies, there’s a product that groomers and consumers want for the various needs of cats. And each product features only the best ingredients and materials, so consumers can be satisfied not only with a high-quality product but that cats are receiving the same high-quality care as any other pet.
TropiClean Waterless Cat Shampoo
TropiClean’s easy-to-use foaming waterless cat shampoos keep cats fresh and clean; no rinsing required. TropiClean Dander Reducing Waterless Cat Shampoo and TropiClean Deep Cleaning Waterless Cat Shampoo are both enriched with a mild coconut cleanser to help provide a gentle yet effective clean. Perfect for between baths or for cats who dislike water.
KENIC Retro Pet Shampoos
The KENIC Retro line by Glo-Marr includes hip shampoo formulas to meet grooming needs. All shampoos are soap- and detergent-free so they will not strip the coat, and can be used with spot-on flea treatments. For use on cats, dogs, ferrets and rabbits. Made in the USA; family owned and operated.
kin+kind Kitty Cat Shampoo
kin+kind’s premium shampoos and conditioners for cats and dogs are made from organic oils and natural glycerin for a deeply moisturizing clean. These natural cleansers are free of drying sulfates and paraben preservatives. Because cats can be particularly sensitive to fragrances and essential oils, kin+kind’s Kitty Shampoo and Conditioner are unscented and extra-gentle.
UltraMAX PRO Grooming Line
UltraMAX PRO products are engineered for serious professionals who demand exceptional results. UltraMAX offers shampoo, conditioner and finishing spray. Each shampoo and conditioner is available in 17 ounce and 1.1 gallon sizes, and sprays come in 17 ounce, 34 ounce and 1.1 gallon sizes.
Feline Ear Cleansing System
Our USDA Certified Organic Feline Ear Cleansing System comes with an Ear Serum to clean and deodorize, and 20 medical-grade dual-sided foam Pura Tips, designed to effectively attract and absorb dirt, oil and grime. Made in the USA. Free of dyes and perfumes for a natural clean.
Oxyfresh Ear Cleaner
This veterinarian-approved, alcohol-free pet ear cleaner is a safe, gentle and effective solution for cats and dogs. It’s the quickest and easiest way to soothe itchy, irritated ears, and remove wax buildup, dirt and mites, leaving pets with fresh and clean ears.
Green Tea & Awapuhi Grooming Wipes
Safely and easily wipe away dirt and odor between baths. Handily clean cats’ paws and undercoat. Remove dander, drool, discharge and cling-ons. Mild cleansers freshen and deodorize, as the antioxidant properties of green tea leaf extract help protect from environmental damage. Hawaiian awapuhi conditions coat, while aloe vera and vitamin E moisturize coat and skin. Safe for all animals over 6 weeks old.
TrueBlue Cat Wipes
TrueBlue’s Cat Wipes use an all-natural cleansing solution that is mild yet effective. The ingredients include milk, which gently cleans even the most delicate skin, and honeysuckle, which has anti-microbial properties and also imparts a light, fresh scent. Each tub contains extra-thick, pre-moistened wipes.
Alexis Grooming Vest
The Alexis Grooming Vest was made with the groomer in mind. It’s made of special two-way stretch fabric that allows the vest to be more fitted but with added flexibility built in. The vest has a mesh back to keep groomers cooler and more comfortable, and a large plastic zipper to avoid rusting or hair getting stuck.
Jackson Galaxy Cat Grooming Brushes
The Jackson Galaxy Soft Grip Cat Brush features rounded pins to prevent scratching cats’ skin. The Slicker Brush is made with angled pins to help keep cats’ coats soft and tangle-free. Lastly, the Self-Cleaning Slicker Brush allows more time for brushing and less time cleaning hair out of the brush, removing it with the touch of a button.
The Dremel 7300-PGK is designed to be easier to use, more efficient and gentler. Appropriate for a medium- to large-sized parrot, the product’s clear attachment was designed to help avoid cutting nails too short or causing any pain to the bird. The tool features a quiet motor and won’t crack, splinter or break the bird’s nails. It also captures nail filings, and its simple hinged construction allows for easy cleaning and assembly. In addition to the Dremel 7300-PGK, both the grooming attachment and accessory kits can be used with the Dremel 7300-PT grooming tool.