questionsbest price for kitty a lion shave?

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Oops matted not master up there in the description.

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Summer's almost over. Even for those of us who live in Florida where it's warm/hot for a longer period of time, I honestly do not see any reason to trim your cat's hair.

Have owned many cats, including several w/long hair. Would never have considered this. It seems like a cutesy fad. The long hair around it's head & neck will still get matted/tangled. Consider keeping your cat indoors where it won't get the matted hair and will benefit from the air conditioning.

Edited to add: Sorry I did not/cannot respond to your question asking about the price of such a 'cut.'

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No a/c here unfortunately. Zen kitty is an indoor kitty but since discovering the attached garage she ninjas out the door every chance she gets so we have to leave it cracked open (to the house) when we leave.

I had never even heard of doing such a thing to a cat until she started getting dreads from hanging out in the garage and I began researching it.

She never got clumpy fur before the garage but it is quite impossible to get a ninjas cat out of the rafters when trying to get to work everyday. So kitty wins this round.

Eta: I won't shave kitty but thought there was some new rule about all posts being deal related which is why I incorporated best price...

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I have a friend who just had this done to one of her cats. It was not for trend or fashion.
Long haired kitty w/ major attitude ( can't brush ) . It was so matted up they took to the vets to get them cut out, and this is what the vet did. Her cat had to be put under to have it done b/c of aforementioned "attitude." So it did cost a chunk of change for the vet to do it.
Kitty is much happier. Owners/servants are happier too.

I think it's an individual thing. Some cats will not let you brush them ( btw hers is a stray that showed up so no ability to train as a kitten for brushing. ) Not all long haired cats have the same coat type. The more "cottony" coats must be brushed daily to keep from matting. If you can't do it for whatever reason, kindest thing for kitty can be a shave down. ( They don't all have to be clipped so close )
And yes, in warmer climates, even w/ AC, some cats are happier w/ a shave.
If a cat needs a shave for whatever reason, why not make it pretty ?

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I just asked the groomer that works at our veterinary clinic, and she says she charges $50 to $65 depending on the size of the cat for a lion cut. I think it would be a little more for a real lion, but I neglected to ask that question.

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@snooty2toes: "Eta: I won't shave kitty but thought there was some new rule about all posts being deal related which is why I incorporated best price..."

Oh, I see. Or, maybe I don't. Odd how this entire fiasco has turned AtC into something else. What, "something else," I'm not sure of. At best, people will answer w/a price. What that has to do w/DEALS is remote.

NO offense intended to you and your question. This is just so....silly.

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@gmwhit No offense taken I was just looking for some discussion/opinion on the subject and where better than a cat loving place.

I suppose I shouldn't have said I WON'T do this as if the matting gets out of control it may be necessary or at least some type of pro trim job in which case price info would be handy to range out. Also re: price I would have thought it was much higher due to the general nature of cats.

I don't get the new rules either as it seems the ask a question section is separated enough from the deals so as not to take the focus off the deals.... which have their very own dedicated comments. But alas what does a lowly woot peasant know.

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@nortonsark: maybe just a reverse Mohawk for the real lion

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@snooty2toes wrote: " Also re: price I would have thought it was much higher due to the general nature of cats."

A lot more than what has been posted here depending on if cat has to be put under anesthesia or not.

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I had a girlfriend who shaved her kitty regularly.