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post #1 of 5 (permalink) Old 06-24-2005, 04:29 PM Thread Starter
 
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I vacuumed my cat

Winnie is at least 15 years old and I haven't seen her clean herself in a long time. Because she's stone deaf and no longer afraid of the vacuum cleaner I used the hose to suck up loose hair, flea eggs, etc. She actually liked it! I followed it up with some flea drops and a brushing.

Next time I'll brush her first and use the vacuum to get rid of whatever the brush didn't get.
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post #2 of 5 (permalink) Old 06-24-2005, 04:42 PM
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I've used the dust buster on Tommy and he tolerates it reasonably well except when I get near his "privates". But he isn't afraid of most of the things cats normally fear. So, I think it's just the noise cats don't like, as your experience seems to prove.
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post #3 of 5 (permalink) Old 06-24-2005, 09:40 PM
 
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That works! I am sure your kitty felt so much better after that, and it is not as traumatizing as a bath.
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post #4 of 5 (permalink) Old 06-25-2005, 01:09 AM
 
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How cute!

Mine are terrified of the vacuum
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post #5 of 5 (permalink) Old 06-25-2005, 06:21 PM
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I am presuming that you are using a handheld vaccum...is it right???

The Oreck vaccums are very quiet.
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