Which breeds of cats can be confidently bathed: not afraid of water
There is a stereotype that all cats are afraid of water. Bathing is a real stressor for them, and they can scream, scratch, and run away just to avoid contact with water.
Experts say that there are breeds that react to water completely calmly and even love to swim. Read more about them in the OBOZREVATEL article.
Abyssinian cats usually have no fear of water and often climb into the bathtub with their owners when they bathe. These cats even like to play in the water.
Massive and formidable-looking Maine Coons won't throw a fit when you want to give them a bath. At first, they will be a little wary, especially when they first come into contact with water. But then the bathing procedure will become something familiar and routine for them.
It is important for Sphynx owners to remember that cats should not be bathed in cool water. This breed does not mind water procedures, but low temperatures can not only cause stress but also lead to health problems.
By the way, cats have an interesting habit: before drinking water, they usually touch it with their paws. Sometimes they also climb into the glasses of their owners, which they have carelessly left on the table. Discover why cats check the water with their paws before drinking, read the article.
Earlier, OBOZREVATEL told you which indoor plants are poisonous to cats.