I’m Jared the Cat Groomer
The day I discovered that cat grooming was a profession, I was immediately intrigued. I had always known of dog grooming, of course, but I had never even heard of cat grooming. That all changed, though, when I discovered that not only is my girlfriend’s uncle a cat groomer; he is the highly revered Alex the Cat Groomer.
I went to Seattle to shadow Alex, and I was amazed. It seemed too good to be true, and after spending just one day with him, I knew that cat grooming was exactly what I wanted to do. I never imagined that I would make a career out of my love for the whimsical feline, and I feel incredibly blessed to get to work with these incredible creatures every day. There is truly nothing better than hearing stories about cats behaving like kittens again after coming home from their appointments.
Working with grateful and cooperative cats is, of course, deeply satisfying. I find it even more satisfying, though, when an aggressive, angry, hissing cat changes its mind about spa day and begins to enjoy it rather than dreading it.
Some people say that cat grooming is unnecessary because cats groom themselves. I politely disagree. Cats do not truly groom themselves. Rather, they lick themselves where they are able to reach. A bit of help from a professional groomer helps ensure they are clean and that their fur and skin remain healthy. Not all cats need to be groomed all the time, but all cats benefit from some regular grooming maintenance.
Why Do I Only Groom Cats?
Don’t get me wrong; I love dogs, too. I think it’s important for cats to have a dog-free environment when going in for grooming, though. Many cats find grooming in itself to be stressful. By maintaining a cats-only facility, however, I am able to reduce environmental stimulation and create an all-around more comfortable setting for your feline friend.
Schedule your best friend’s first appointment!
If you are in need of a cat groomer in Vancouver, Portland, Camas, or any of the surrounding communities, please reach out to me today to schedule your furry best friend’s first appointment! I look forward to meeting you both.