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Pet Fears Bath

Pet Fears Bath
When it is time to give my cat a bath, she gets scared. She is scared even in the water. Can you help me?

Reply from the Highlights Editors
We checked with a veterinarian. She said that cats don't usually need baths unless they have fleas or get especially dirty. Otherwise, cats clean themselves very well and don't need water and soap to do it.

Perhaps your parents can check with your vet to see whether your cat needs an occasional bath. The vet may also have suggestions for how to make the experience less frightening for the cat.

Best wishes,
The Highlights Editors