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Skin & Coat Care For Cats
Being a cat person is not just about having a cat, it's a way of life, as you'll know if you've ever owned one of these abstruse animals. Top of the to do list when leading this wonderful way of life is keeping your magical moggies as happy and healthy as they can be.
One of the most important things when keeping your cat in tip top condition is to look after their skin and coat. A cat's furry finery is not only a way to attract a mate and to stay camouflaged when on a mouse hunt, but is also absolutely essential to the health of our feline friends too. Helping with body temperature control, protecting them from infection and even acting as a vital source of vitamin D3, their skin and coat are absolutely essential and keeping them as healthy as possible should always be a priority.
Did you know that cats don't naturally produce vitamin D3 and the way they get their recommended daily allowance is by sitting in sunlight, which then absorbs into the naturally occurring oils on their coat, they then lick their fur to obtain this essential vitamin. When a cat is grooming or is groomed regularly, it also stimulates the glands at the base of the hair follicles which produce a secretion that not only helps to keep it waterproof but aids in the absorption of the vitamin D3 too.
As you can see it's essential to keep your cat’s skin and fur in good condition and therefore it's also wise to regularly check and treat for fleas, lice and ticks. These horrible critters can be responsible for dry, itchy and uncomfortable skin as well as some more serious conditions such as anemia. Some cats can also have severe allergic reactions to fleas which can cause severe skin diseases and in some cases, serious illness. With all this in mind it’s essential to maintain a regular grooming routine as well as keeping up preventative measures and supplementing their diet with skin and coat boosters all year round.
Skin And Coat Care For Cats At Natural Cornish Pet
At Natural Cornish Pet we know that keeping your cat's skin and hair in good condition is paramount when maintaining the health of our feline friends, so we've stocked a great range of perfect products that will keep them purring prettily every day. The best thing you can do for your cats to improve not only their general health and wellbeing but their skin and coats too, is to feed them a natural, wholesome and balanced diet. At Natural Cornish Pet our shelves are heaving with the best of all natural, grain free and delicious cat foods and treats as well as a range of superb supplements, brilliant brushes and tremendous treatments, that will keep your cat’s coat and skin in top form.
We’ve picked a couple of our favourite skin friendly supplements and canny coat contributors this summer so you can help keep your cat as cool as a cat can be.
Natural Cornish Pet - Salmon Oil
This fabulously fishy oil is made from the very best, sustainably sourced salmon and is an amazing source of long and short chain omega 3 and 6. These amazing oils can reduce the potential for problems in your cat’s skin and coat as well as keeping their hair superbly shiny. There is also evidence that fish oils can help reduce shedding in our feline friends. This super supplement delivers a wide range of benefits for the insides of our cats too, including improving joint mobility and aiding the function of their immune system. This magical elixir is a must for any cat owner and can be useful for your dogs too making it an essential, animal lovers store cupboard item.
True Hemp Skin + Coat Support For Cats
These amazing treats contain a unique blend of ingredients including hemp oil, seed and leaf. This amazing plant is a great source of omega 3 fatty acids which are essential to the maintenance of a healthy skin and coat. The True Hemp Skin + Coat treats also contain salmon oil, which is another source of omega 3, and ground flax seed which contains alpha linolenic acid, another essential fatty acid that your cat needs in order to keep its coat full of vigour. These awesome treats are available in store or online at Natural Cornish Pet Shop and are a must for anyone who wants to keep their cats coat ship shape.
CSJ Billy No Mates!
This all natural repellent is absolutely hated by fleas ticks and mites and can be used all year round. CSJ Billy No Mates is an aromatic blend of mint, seaweed, fenugreek, neem leaves and lemon balm that is simply sprinkled onto your pets food. After six weeks of feeding this tincture becomes fully fruitful and is a highly efficacious preventive treatment.
So, this summer help improve your cat's daily routine by helping them care for their skin and coat with some great all natural products from Natural Cornish Pet. Get them in store, in our superb shop at St. Erth, Cornwall, or online, shipped in sustainable packaging from our shiny new warehouse in Hayle, and keep your cats skin and coat the healthiest it possibly can be.
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