I'm happy your kitty is happy:) A friend had a similar problem & used the light ACV rub with success. Apparently it also clears up itches, slight infections etc. My cat is so happy. He like to climb on my lap even though he sometimes gets the ACV rub. I think he's more comfortable now.
Hi: I like the ACV usage. I just wanted to add that one of my cats was licking and pulling her hair out and getting naked! So I had my daughter give her a bath once a week for 3 weeks. She stopped pulling her hair out and seemed extra happy after a bath. We used Sulfodene Shampoo.
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I may have to give this a try. We have one cat that has a serious hair loss problem. He has been to the vet many times and no one has a diagnosis for him. He licks himself non stop and picks off all the hair around his back, legs and bottom, even his belly
As far as weight loss goes...don't bother. I've tried it for years with no result. I would drink it in water first thing in the morning for a long time and never saw any benefit. Well, I'll take that back. I have these wart-like skin lesions and they got much smaller when i was using the ACV.
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I don't bath my cats. I do just put it on my hand & give them a back rub. Sometimes I'll also use a wire hair bush to help spread it into their hair. They seem to be OK with this. They like the attention & laptime.
Thought I'd pass this along. I've used ACV on my Sasquatch for his dandruff. Works well. I posted the info on some cat lists & have had feedback from several folks that it's worked for their cats also. Did some more research & got lots of positive info.
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Did a quick google on apple cider vinegar benefits cats. Got lots of info back
infections, infestations, skin ailments, digestive complaints, and general health conditions. Fleas, ticks, upper respiratory infections, cystitis, ear infections, and ringworm have all been cured with apple cider vinegar. cat's infected eye and nose, Urinary tract infections (UTI), kidney failure or FIP, skin irritation, stop itching, and increase the health and luster of pet's coat, treats allergies, may even ease joint pain in arthritic dogs, and counteract common toxins and poisons that your pets may be inadvertently exposed to like pesticides and cleaning products.
ACV contains vitamins, minerals, and enzymes important for keeping animals healthy. ACV neutralizes the acid in dogs and cats. Adding ACV to food will help keep brown tear stains for forming under their eyes and eliminate the brown patches on your lawn by balancing your petís PH. A solution of half water and half ACV added to the skin after a bath will get rid of fleas. Let the fur air dry and, to be sure fleas donít return add a table spoon of ACV to their drinking water. (4 to 5 cups of water) Adjust amount of vinegar for small animals. For itchy skin use a solution of half water and half ACV on your petís skin as well as adding it to their drinking water. For Ringworm, sponge affected areas twice a day with one third water and two thirds ACV. You can ease the pain of arthritis and stop hot spots by adding ACV to your petís drinking water. Spray your barn with Apple Cider Vinegar to keep flies away. Also, sprayed on farm animals to keep flies, and other pests away. A bit of vinegar in their food or drinking water will keep kidney stones from forming especially in cats. Spray ACV to horses hooves to dry up thrush. Spray your petís bed and bedding with ACV every few days to keep fleas from moving in and to keep it smelling nice
Hay, I might try it myself. ACV & honey for weight loss.
On Tue, Sep 4, 2012 at 9:47 AM, wrote: I done it too, it seems to work and my cat does not lick too much, dandruff is almost all gone from her and from ,me too. its dry skin... i tried to put it on all the cats, they do not like the taste but they do not seem to mind this... thanks any other suggestions for vinegar? besides cats hair or sunburn? Loretta
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