Cat owners may think that their cat's constant grooming means that they don't need to groom them as frequently as they do dogs. Grooming does stimulate your cat's follicles to release natural oils through their hair. There are a lot of benefits that come with grooming your cat.
It is quite easy for your cat's hair to get matted, especially if your cat has long fully hair. This can be very uncomfortable and even painful. Fewer mats mean that your cat will have a healthier coat and no discomfort. With regular grooming, you can keep your cat's coat brushed and trimmed, which will keep the mats away.
If you or your loved ones suffer from allergies, grooming will be necessity to ensure that you live a comfortable life with your pet. Even if no one in your home has allergies, when grooming you will have less shedding to deal with.
While not as often with dogs, cats do also get fleas and ticks and if they arn't treated they can cuase searious health issues. While grooming your cat you should go through their coat to check for any fleas, ticks or parasites.