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How do you clean poop out of a long hair cat's fur?

To be honest, if you get most of the chunks out and blot the dampness up as much as you can, I'd let her clean the rest of it herself. Grooming is a self soothing activity, and since she doesn't know ...
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How do you clean poop out of a long hair cat's fur?

Often with cats you have to adopt a "do a little at a time strategy" as many cats do not like being restrained or roughly held down. Whichever cleaning method you use start by petting and praising ...
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How do you clean poop out of a long hair cat's fur?

We have a Norwegian Forest Cat who often gets mats and into plenty of messes. I second the answers above for the most mild methods for helping your cat gently get cleaned. If you have an issue where ...
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How do you clean poop out of a long hair cat's fur?

I agree with Beo and Zaralynda... both are good advice. I'd like to add some other tips and perspective here too. Cats, in general, hate bathing. However, if a cat is seriously soiled, especially ...
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How do I teach my kitten to clean feces from itself?

You didn't say, but I'm guessing your kitty has medium to long hair. If this is the case, you will need to take him to the groomers regularly so they can shave his "back end." Otherwise, it is ...
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How do you clean poop out of a long hair cat's fur?

This has happens a lot with long hair cats, but if you keep their litter bin clean it will happen less. Cats hate the small of their pee and poo, this is why they try to bury it. They don't like dirty ...
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How do you clean poop out of a long hair cat's fur?

My 17 y/o had a colon resection and goes in her sleep so her butt, tail, and hips are soiled with feces daily. I wipe her after each elimination if I see it, with a dry, then damp, then dry cloth but ...
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How do you clean poop out of a long hair cat's fur?

I have a long-haired cat who is generally tidy, although once or twice in his 14 years he's been stricken with diarrhea for various reasons. The way I clean his butt (and this only really applies to ...
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How do you clean poop out of a long hair cat's fur?

Given that you want to avoid a bath and that this is a rescue cat who doesn't know or trust you yet, I'd suggest the "little at a time" method. Depending on how nasty the poop is, you might want ...
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How to save a kitten that has its stomach getting bigger and bigger due to feces?

If the kitten has deformities that causes problems for its ability to defecate it is very little one can do. You need to talk with the vet and ask what is best for the kitten,there are times in life ...
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How do I teach my kitten to clean feces from itself?

In my experience a healthy cat or kitten will produce rather dry poop that doesn't stick to the fur. That suggests that your kitten is having stomach issues and may need a vet visit. Kittens usually ...
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How do you clean poop out of a long hair cat's fur?

My cat tries so hard but has never been able to get her bottom totally clean. I can see in her eyes that it makes her sad. I usually do this every other day. This remedy is quick and easy for both of ...
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How do you clean poop out of a long hair cat's fur?

I have a ragdoll Siamese mix with long fur, and I have found that a simple butt bath, that is, only washing the cats bottom with soap and water on a wash cloth then rinsing the cloth and using it to ...
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How do I teach my kitten to clean feces from itself?

You can try playing momma-cat and "licking" him clean with a damp corner of a sponge or washcloth... but remember that you're still dealing with an infant who's not yet entirely sure that tail is his.....
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How do you clean poop out of a long hair cat's fur?

I woke up yesterday with my long haired cat being a bit restless. As I took a closer look, she had 5 pieces of poop stuck to the fur at her butt. I tried to pull them off but she didn't like it so i ...
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Behavior problems with two of my cats

Step One: Observe your cats. The first step in stopping bullying behavior is to observe your cats' behavior with a particular eye to the situations where bullying is happening, especially if there is ...
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What does it mean when a rabbit has clear mucus like poop?

So, this may or may not be the issue and fix. Check your Bunny's mouth. If he has sores, an abscess, or a loose or cracked tooth, or inflammation in his mouth this could cause the jelly clear Pooh. ...
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How do you clean poop out of a long hair cat's fur?

We have 4 long haired cats. When our oldest eats the wrong food, she'll have diarrhea the next day. When this happens, we follow these simple steps: The one noticing it will yell "Kakapo!" (...
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