Our furry friends bring a lot of joy to our lives. We love them, feed them and care for them. However, owning a cat isn’t easy and does take big responsibility. Particularly when it comes to cleaning the house and removing cat hair.
It’s important you remove your cat’s hair from the house for everyone’s safety; yours and your cat’s. We have great tips for you on doing just that!
1. Make a Laundry Day For Your Cat’s Items
One thing humans and cats have in common is that we both have items that need cleaning! Cat owners should make it a habit to consistently clean their cat’s items. Cat shed hair all over the place so make sure you are cleaning their stuffed toy, cat blanket, litter mat or even your own sofa!
2. Stay on Top of Your Own Laundry
Never underestimate your cat’s hair sticking on your own clothes. Whenever you pick your cuddly cat up, hair falls on your clothes and sometimes it can be difficult to notice. The best way in removing cat hair from your clothes is to use a lint roller. It’s convenient and will save you from running into questions about cat hair being on your clothes!
Additionally, you can use white vinegar, whenever you run a washing cycle, to make cat hair easier to remove from your clothes. Another option is dryer sheets, they are handy when removing cat hair.
At the end of each cycle, make sure you look for pet hair and remove it yourself to ensure it doesn’t get stuck inside.
3. Vacuum The House Regularly
It’s important you stay on top of the deep-cleaning tasks. With pets in general, it’s safer to vacuum daily to remove stubborn hair settling onto the ground. Vacuum the carpets, floor etc. to ensure your house is in good condition. When it comes to sofas and bed covers, use dampened rubber gloves to remove cat hair with ease.
4. Brush and Groom Your Cat
Additionally, brushing and grooming your cat not only results in less hair around the house, but it will also be healthier for your cat in the long term as it avoids hairball problems and prevents hair knots from forming.
Our furry friends may get frustrated when their hair is getting cut so always make sure you reward them with a treat to let them know you are proud!
Owning a cat is fun. Removing cat hair from the house isn’t much fun but at the end of the day, these four 4 tips will make your house a better environment for everyone. Most importantly, it helps your cat because a clean cat is a happy cat.