How To Handle a Shedding Cat

Tip on how to deal with your shedding cat. Animated. Illustrations by Lynn Chang.

Here is a simple way to handle your shedding cat.

All you need is the following:
  • Vacuum Cleaner
  • Old pantyhose
  • Elastic Band
  • Shedding cat


  1. Cut off foot of pantyhose.
  2. Take vacuum cleaner out of closet.
  3. Put pantyhose foot (the small piece) over the vacuum cleaner nozzle and secure with an elastic band.
  4. Plug in vacuum cleaner.
  5. Find your cat.
  6. Hold cat securely.
  7. Turn on vacuum cleaner.
  8. Manually remove hair from pantyhose when it gets too thick. Hair may be saved for other projects (check back here later).
  9. When no hair is coming off cat anymore and the cat is visibly smaller than before you are finished..

Voila! A non-shedding and happy cat!

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