What equipment do I need to start Cat Grooming?
Whether you are starting out in Cat Grooming, or adding to your services, here is the list of what I recommend in a basic Cat Grooming Kit.
High Non-slip table
A5 blade type clippers (eg. Heiniger Saphir Clipper, Wahl Km10 or Oster Pro 3000i)
Steel blade/s: #10 (7F if ceramic not available)
Ceramic Blade/s: #7F (3F or 4F if looking at teddy clips in future)
Mini Trimmers or #30 blade for pads (eg. Heiniger Mini, Wahl Bravura Mini, Shear Magic mini)
Short 6inch thinning scissors for around head, tops of feet
Non-scented baby wipes
Clipper oil spray and disinfectant
Veterinary Elizabethan Collar (easy to snap on/off type)
Cat Comb (gripsoft fine comb)
Shedding Comb (Gripsoft shedding comb)
Mini Persian type comb
Shampoo Dilution Bottles
Cat/Clarifying Shampoo (Progroom Xtra Clean, Petway Clarifying, Secret Weapon Apple Cider Vinegar)
Large bath sheets (towels) for wrapping
Small Nail Clippers
This month in our membership, we have Equipment month!
My Sharpener and equipment repairman has written a Repair and maintenance guide.
- Scissor and blade components
- Scissor and blade care
- How to tell if your blades are broken
- What to do if blades are dragging
- Maintenance of clippers and dryers
- Maintenance and cleaning of 5-in-1 blades
Catty Shack review
After over 7 years of use I review the Catty Shack Vac. Video for those who have never seen one in action.
Equipment logbook download
- Blade and scissor sharpening
- Dryer servicing
- Clipper Maintenance and servicing
- Test and tag log
See what else has been included in our membership here