Reading Time: 4minutes Does cat hair stick to everything at your house? It does at ours! My human typist and I did some research and were surprised to learn why cat fur is so sticky. Keep reading, and I’ll tell you what we learned. Oh, and think teeny, tiny little magnets.
It’s not just long-haired cats who get mats. Cats with short hair do, too. Cats mat when the weather’s changing. But keep a close eye on your cat with matted fur. Mats can also be a sign of health problems.
Cats mat for a variety of reasons, but brushing can help prevent tangled fur.
Why do cats get mats, Thomasina? My elderly cat is just one big tangle. She’s a mess!— Sad Cat MomHi Sad Cat Mom!That’s a great question. I have a huge mat right now! For me, that must mean the seasons are changing. But there are other reasons why cats mat, too.