Taking care of eyes, face, ears, bath products and instructions and food suggestions ... teeth care... we found a tooth gel called Fresh Breath Gel be sure to get the gel for cats put on each night a small dot on each side of upper gums... removes tarter very well.... sold on Chewy.com For face washing & eyes: use a washcloth that is dampened with cold water as hot water Sets stains. Next dry/blot the eye & face area with toilet paper .Please wash face/eyes once or twice per day especially if your kitty tears more frequently during allergy season. Use Saline solution to rinse eyes gently and wipe any water or discharge from eye. Recommendation: Cotton rounds for cleaning around eyes nose, ears. Cosmetic brush small one 1.00 available at walmart. Ears: A Persians ears are ‘waxy’ so we use an Alcohol prep pad/swatch to remove wax build-up Every 3-4 days is the normal time frame for cleaning ears. After bathing your cat is especially important to wipe out the inside of ear please do not go to deep in the ear canal this may hurt the inside of the ear. Lie the alcohol prep pad down in the ear canal to evaporate water from canal will keep your cat from getting an ear infection or ear mites. Wipe the outer ear gently. Signs of an eye infection is red swollen eye rim this type of infection is usually from Allergies or from Upper respiratory infection discharge may be coming from just eyes or nose and eyes. Common treatment is usually 7-10 days of antibiotic medicine drops or ointment recommendations are Tobramycin (by precription only) and Terramycin can be purchased from Fatmansdoghouse.com for a reasonable price and is used for a lot of eye problems including eye infection, dry eye symptom. Shampoo recommended for face and body: This is very important as Persians eyes are very delicate and you don’t want to use any harsh chemicals near eyes. 1) Quadruped Natural Yucca All in One Concentrated Tearless Shampoo ( to use dilute 1 oz shampoo to 7 oz water mix up in a hair dye bottle use all over face.This shampoo can be used weekly and bi-weekly for face and body. 2) Another shampoo for face is Johnson and Johnson baby shampoo ( best when diluted 1 part shampoo to 8 parts water can be used for face & body! Removes dirt,oil, and stains! less expensive products for a white cat or tabbie patterned cat bath on body only 1st step: use Dawn gentle dye free use dish liquid gentle dye free ¼ cup mixed with 1 cup warm water suds kitty up exclude areas such as eyes,nose, mouth as these areas are delicate. Instead of the dish soap you can use Suave Clarifying shampoo 2nd step rinse and repeat above step rinse very well for 3-5 minutes. 3rd step, use Aussie shampoo miracle miraculous smooth and final step conditioner any Aussie conditioner leave on 1-3 minutes for a great coat. Maintenance bath recommendations Every 1-2 weeks for long hair kitties, 2-4 weeks for shorthair or as needed. Black cat guide...keep them out of the sun as the can get a brownish or blueish and greyish tone to their fur, kitten’s will have a grey coat another term is called "Fever coat" nothing to do with a fever...and it will usually fade away by 18 mo. of age and should get darker… for bathing every two weeks use Ivory dish soap ¼ c. with 1 c. water wash cat twice rinse well, then use a shampoo by Quadruped that is gentle for animals. Nail trims needed for this breed every 4 days if diet increases growth. Combing recommendations Every 1-2 days. Combs recommendations fine/course teeth combs Length 7 ½ inch Can be purchased at www.3daypetsupply.com or www.chrischristensen.com or www.ryanspet.com Shampoo’s recommended for itchy, dry, or coat that is thinning Miconazole or Malaseb Shampoo and Antiseptic sprays can be found on Amazon.com shampoo can be used on all animals every 4-7 days. Sprays for itchy skin can be used every day. Also Luxurious grooming products for degreasing cleanser, shampoo, conditioner and grooming products are available through Representative Sherry Kern email: firstname.lastname@example.org Always blow dry your pet completely. Pet dryers can be purchased from amazon.com or www.ryanspet.com www.amazon.com Dryers we recommend: Double K...The flying pig is our personal favorite! Metro dryer small lightweight dryer B-Air... love this one! A kitten should stay on kitten diet of Royal Canin mother and baby dry and can food up until 8-10 months of age...How to change a cat’s food: Some cat’s can change their food easily, some may not be able to handle the change unless it is done slowly. First step: add only ¼ c. of the new food to the original food for 1-2 full weeks. Second step: go to ½ c. of new food to original food for a couple weeks, Third step:feed ¾ c. of new food to the original food for another 1-2 weeks time. if there is no stomach upset go ahead and feed the new food. Food suggestions: Dry food brands very low magnesium or no magnesium content...Read labels! Arcana indoor, Blue Buffalo Wilderness dry food grain free dark blue bag sold at petsmart Blue Buffalo can food grain free sold at petsmart Wellness Core Turkey or Chicken Pate’ style sold at petsmart Wellness dry food sold at petsmart Taste of The wild dry food Venison and Salmon sold at chewy.com Raw lean ground beef 93 % to 96 % lean from grocery store or specialty pet food store or search on google for website’s that sell raw pet food for cats... if you live in the metro Denver area you could contact our source for raw pet food, email is email@example.com she can help you get started for online ordering... the company offers many types of raw pet food for dogs and cats...we order and feed Kitten grind... which is raw lean ground beef ... if wanting to try Turkey (raw) sometimes a cat will eat it from grocery store . We use Basic water and food bowls that are stainless steel, but if your kitty gets wet from drinking their are various types of water fountains on the internet, we use one by Catit it is stainless steel flower design found on Amazon...Cat tree guide: kittens need a tree that doesn't exceed no more than 3-5 ft in height purchase taller trees as they grow. There's many different cat trees available on the internet, I frequently go on Amazon, petco, or search for custom trees on google. Beds round or square fluffy ones. Tunnels are super fun for all cats. Catnip toys, balls with bells inside them and feathers on a stick are all a huge fave!
Three essential combs are the best for long or short coat
Personal favorite is the grey hound comb from www.chrischristensen.com style fine/ Extra course 7.5 inch
Next comb is called a Staggered tooth buttercomb sold on www.chrischristensen.com this instruction may be easier for some than what's written above! how to wash a cat with long or short coat.... wash once with 1/2 cup blue dawn mixed with 2 cups water mixed leave on 1-2 minutes...next rinse it out for 3-4 minutes next use Quadruped all-in-one tearless Yucca shampoo it can be used safely on the face when properly diluted....rinse very well at least 4 minutes Then plot dry and put on Argan oil hair packet (amazon) Put it all over the coat leave on 30-40 minutes Sit cat in a crate with a fluffy towel in a room that’s warm at least 74 degrees put a heating pad underneath crate so cat does not catch a chill...Rinse well 4-5 minutes then dry Ideal schedule for bathing without deep conditioning maintenance type bathing is as follows...replace deep conditioner with conditioner that stays on for 5- 10 minutes (Pantene) is a good choice, every 7-10 days for bath/ groom but if not good for your schedule try every 14 days with combing schedule done everyday. If dealing with hard water purchase a filter to soften the water coming from an individual faucet...their sold at Home Depot. This bath schedule is also recommended for the short to medium haired Exotic cat, some Exotic coat's can be a monthly or bi-monthly bathing schedule... but always comb a shorthair at least 3 times per week!