Treating Cats With Matted Hair and Dry Flaky Skin

My (2) 13 and 9 year old cats fur are have started getting mats and when I comb them out, it looks like they have dandruff too. What could be causing this? I only feed them a very good brand of dry cat food. Could something be lacking in their diet?

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Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated, as the 9 year old does not like to be combed.

By Cherrie from Rock Island, IL

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July 13, 20100 found this helpful

Hello,

Please take your cats to a groomer that has experience with cat mats. Cats that have a tendency to mat must be brushed daily. Please see your Veterinarian for any dander problems.

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