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Talk to me about combs!

Discussion in 'Cat Chat' started by LeArthur, Aug 31, 2020.


  1. LeArthur

    LeArthur PetForums VIP

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    I've just combed Arthur and I think it's fairly safe to assume the comb is no long with us. 4 teeth snapped off!!

    I feel like now would be a great time to upgrade from plastic to metal, but I don't want anything with teeth too sharp to hurt, but sharp enough to get through is very thick undercoat.

    Anyone know of one that would fit the bill? Or I don't know if a slicker brush would be better? I already have a Zoom Groom.
     
  2. Whompingwillow

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    LeArthur PetForums VIP

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    That's a bonus!

    Arthur loves the Zoom Groom but tries to eat the comb :rolleyes:
     
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    When I brush under the neck it becomes a game here too lol attack attack
     
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    @LeArthur - I used the same Ferplast brush (linked by Whompingwillow) for my LH boy. It was the only brush out of many I tried that he actually enjoyed being groomed with.

    But he preferred the comb. (I used both brush and comb) I started by using a metal comb with short teeth (like a flea comb) Then I switched to a fine toothed plastic comb made by Kent (for humans). He liked the feel of the Kent tail comb the best, (with the pointy tail part of the comb removed for safety's sake)

    https://www.amazon.co.uk/Kent-Brush...&qid=1598910465&sprefix=kent+,aps,147&sr=8-21
     
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  6. Chaddycat

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    I use a slicker brush mostly and once a week the furminator followed the the slicker I could make a jumper out of Chadwicks fur xx
     
  7. buffie

    buffie Mentored by Meeko

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    Meeko has a slicker brush , a metal pin brush and a comb with rotating teeth and I must add that none of them have the annoying baubles on the end as I find they get caught in his coat
    He has many other implements of torture but these 3 are the ones I use the most .
    Similar to these.................

    https://www.amazon.co.uk/Mikki-Pupp...slicker+brush+dog+small&qid=1598912529&sr=8-7 .

    https://www.amazon.co.uk/Ferplast-S...omb+with+rotating+teeth&qid=1598912700&sr=8-1

    https://www.amazon.co.uk/Groom-Prof...ywords=metal+pin+brush&qid=1598912856&sr=8-70
     
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    Well now, by far my favourite comb is the all metal Mikki course and medium combination comb, sadly no longer made. After that I love my All Systems comb (expensive but worth every penny)
     
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    You're lucky I read this after finishing my mug of tea - otherwise I think I may have been wearing some :D

    The rotating teeth seem interesting! How easy do they rotate?
     
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  11. LeArthur

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    I think it's between a rotating comb or a combination comb. I am actually quite tempted by an All Systems Comb @Tigermoon! At least the teeth won't snap for that price!!

    Those of you that think both can keep those thoughts to yourself :D
     
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    The rotating teeth spin very easily, however it isn't great for all coats. They are pretty cheap though so, heck I'd have both .... in fact I do :Hilarious
     
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    buffie Mentored by Meeko

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    As @Tigermoon has already said the rotating teeth do rotate quite freely , I find because they rotate they are less likely to get caught in the coat if they come across tangled bit.
    Definitely worth a try in my book .
     
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    What are rotating teeth?
     
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    buffie Mentored by Meeko

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