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Do cats have to get groomed?

It’s not crazy to have your cat groomed. Grooming will keep your cat’s fur soft and silky as well as give you early warning about any health concerns. Regular grooming can also help reduce the volume of hair your cat may be shedding and keep your longhair kitty cool if you live in a warm climate. Professionals competently groom your cat and are trained to manage them if they resist being groomed, while you may get scratched doing the same task. The national average price for cat grooming is $50-$70. Pet grooming prices may vary based on the task. For example, a bath and brush for shorthair cats may be $15, $20 for medium-hair cats, and $25 for a longhair. Cat groomers can also keep your cat’s ears cleaned, trim their nails, and provide haircuts if needed. Average prices for haircuts can vary from $30 to $95 or more, depending on whether the cat is shy or aggressive and whether their coat is in good condition, matted, or otherwise difficult to groom.

How much should cat grooming cost?

Keeping your cat groomed is an important part of maintaining their good health. The national average cost for cat grooming ranges between $50 and $70, with prices varying based on where you live and the services you request. Your cat’s temperament can also affect grooming prices. Scratching and hissing during a groomer visit can raise rates an average of $5-$10, or more, as hazard pay. Larger cats and long-haired cats that take longer to groom will also usually cost more. Here are some examples of cat grooming average costs:

  • Shave down or lion cut: $35-$60. These cuts preserve the hair around the face and tip of the tail but shave down the entire body. The lion cut is often recommended for extremely matted hair is exceedingly matted, for extreme heat, or for cats who are suffering from hairballs.
  • Ear cleaning and nail trim: $30.
  • Nail trim: $10-$15.
  • Bath and nail trim: $45.
  • Bath and sanitary trim: $55. A sanitary trim clips the hair on a cat’s behind to prevent fecal matting in longhair cats or cats that have mobility issues.
  • Bath, blow-dry, brush out, nail trim and ear cleaning: $40.
  • Full haircut, bath, and nail trim: $45-$95, depending on matting.

Where can you get your cat groomed?

Cat grooming keeps your cat’s fur tangle-free and clean. Most businesses that offer dog grooming or general pet grooming also offer cat grooming; some businesses even specialize solely in cat grooming. Look for a professional who has training grooming cats or belongs to a professional association such as the National Cat Groomers Institute, because cat grooming techniques can be different than for dogs. Cat grooming can encompass a wide range of services. In addition to haircutting, hair detangling and hairstyling, cat groomers can trim cat nails, clean out your cat’s ears, give flea baths, demat, trim facial fur, bathe and even blow-dry your cat. Health safety and etiquette requires your cat to be in good health and have all their vaccinations before using grooming services.

Reviews for Worcester cat groomers
Oluwaseun M.
She was amazing. My cat looks so good. And I will be using her for any cat grooming. My cat was so happy at the end :)
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Joanna A.
Lori did an amazing job with our cranky, feisty cat. She is unfazed by matted fur and clearly knows how to safely groom cats with serious fur issues. We will definitely be asking Lori back to help us maintain our cats coat. Thank you so much Lori!
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Steve D.
Only place I could find to groom our matted Maine Coon, Luna, was the vet, which sedates her, didn’t like that. Then I came across Badkitty, a cat only groomer. Lori was very quick to contact me, and was excellent with our girl, so caring and knowledgeable....if you need your cat groomed call Lori, she is amazing!!! Will definitely be calling her going forward! HIGHLY RECOMMENDED!
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Audrey S.
Improve the fur grooming skills - Denise was lovely, very patient and kind and careful, especially with cutting my cat's nails. She did an ok job on her side of the cat with trimming his fur but her husband who trimmed the other side and the rear quarters did a really choppy, uneven job and you can see the difference between her side and his. I don't think it is to her advantage to let him do any grooming. They are very nice people but I think too inexperienced for difficult grooming jobs. If a full shave is needed for a cat or dog, I think Denise would do a good job. I would use her again for nail cutting.
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Rebecca K.
Our first meeting was arranged within 3 hours of my first contact. I am an overweight grumpy cat, but Lori made me smile. She arrived exactly on time, wasted no time, caused me no discomfort: for a stranger entering my domain, she will be welcomed back. I recommend Lori and Badkitty Cat Grooming to all my owners friends!
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Suzanne N.
Lori scheduled our appointment in a timely fashion. She was prompt and efficient and most importantly she handled our very strong and scared cat with finesse. She did a great job with the groom! I would highly recommend her.
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Alexandra G.
They did a wonderful job with my 15 year old anxious cat who’d never been groomed before. They were caring, patient, and responsive to her needs. They were able to shave her to get rid of some matting and trim her nails. So convenient at home!
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